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  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000 - £40000 per annum + 10% bonus

  • Contact:

    Shiva Davoodi

  • Contact email:

    shiva@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    14323/001_1629707784

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-22

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

PROCUREMENT BUYER - PROTEIN (FRENCH SPEAKING) - GLOBAL FOOD SERVICE BRAND - £28,000 - £40,000 + 10% BONUS

I've partnered with a disruptive food service brand with a huge focus on sustainability, to recruit a French speaking buyer for their newly created team in Paris. Following huge success in the UK market and having completeted a soft launc in Paris earlier this year, the company are now investing in the future success of the French Market.

Founded in 2018, they have offices based in West London and are supported by industry xperts and leading venture investors such as Partech to build a unique food supply model, with greener last mile delivery, sourcing quality ingredients directly from a network of over 1000 suppliers.

This is a unique opportunity to work as part of a vibrant and dynamic team, working closely with the wider commercial team to acquire, retain and grow new accounts in Paris by matching customer opportunities with the most suitable products and suppliers - contributing to the strategic development of the supply chain function!

Procurement Buyer responsibilities:

  • Develop the French supplier network as they continue growth across France, taking ownership of strategic growth to ensure they have the best options when it comes to a range of factors.

  • Developing your knowledge and expertise in protein categories to share market insights relating to pricing, sustainability and current trends with the sales team and to promote informed purchasing decisions amongst the customer base

  • managing and coordinating product samples and actioning techniacl feedback

  • contributing to the automation of product options gathering and matching process

Procurement Buyer requirements:

  • Foundational understanding of food supply chains

  • Must be fluent in French

  • Tech-savvy and organised

The company will consider Procurement Graduates looking for their first role or an experienced buyer with at least 1-2 years experience.

With a hybrid working model, competitive salary and lots of opportunities to progress, this is a great opportunity for someone looking to get into procurement, or someone wanting a new challenge in a fresh, forward-thinking organisation!

Keywords: procurement, purchasing, category management, buying, buyer, protein buyer, french, france, commercial, direct procurement, stakeholder management, suppliers, RFP, RFI, RFQ, contract management.

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