UK Buying Director
Retail - FMCG / Consumer Goods

Job Title: 
UK Buying Director
Job sector: 
FMCG / Consumer Goods
Base Salary: 
Full executive package with short and long term incentives
Ref: UKBD/706/01
About this position: 

Our client is an ever growing British retailer who trade across numerous platforms and categories in the UK and now Europe. Due to promotion they require an experienced buying Director to lead a group level function.

The Role: 


  • Reporting to the Operations Director and working closely alongside a Group commercial function you will have complete strategic control and accountability for an international buying team covering numerous categories including grocery with 4 direct reports.


  • A key element of this role will be to lead and mentor a highly skilled and motivated team to success.


The Person: 
  • Of degree calibre you will have the proven track record in a senior buying, sourcing or strategic category management role within a relevant UK centric retail environment.


  • Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills with the gravitas and ability lead and mentor a large international team.