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Buyer - Ingredients (Fresh Food)

  • Department: Buying
  • Location: Knightsbridge
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: VAC- 3087

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About You

You are a real foodie and have a true passion for bringing the best products to customers. You will pride yourself on your approach to building trusted relationships and be able to manage queries from both suppliers and internal stakeholders. Meticulous in your approach, you always have the highest of standards in mind. You will have proven experience in Food Buying or Procurement and previous success managing a high-profile category. 

What to Expect

Working closely with the Divisional Merchandise Manager, Retail Buyers, Product Developers and Chefs you will create excitement through the introduction of innovative products, while analysing and interpreting sales figures to make the right business decisions. Using your knowledge of products and your networks, you will negotiate optimum deals and drive innovation by tracking down unrivalled exclusives to attract customers and grow sales.  An expert negotiator, you will have experience managing and developing your supply base as well as category management knowledge, including range & merchandise planning, product positioning and implementing pricing strategies.

What is important?

Our team pride ourselves on how passionate we are. We love working collaboratively with other areas within the business and have created successful relationships both internally and externally. We are in the process of our "Taste Revolution"and aim to make Harrods the number one food destination in the World. We work with exciting products on a daily basis and want someone who shares our love for Food to bring their own ideas to our team to help make this vision a reality. 

Our Promise to You

At Harrods we believe nothing is impossible. We drive ourselves and inspire others to always push for more. This passion to exceed is what sets us apart. We are proud to be a place where standing out means being yourself.

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