Livestock Buyer - South West - AP057
We have a rare and exciting opportunity for a Livestock Buyer to join a successful meat producer, to cover the South West. Our client is a national, reputable and innovative food company with strong 'family values' who serve restaurants, household brands and the international market with prime cuts of quality meat.
Reporting into the Livestock Procurement Director, you will be responsible for the co-ordination of procurement of Beef and Lamb, in line with volume, specifications and budget. You will be regularly out on farms to view stock and provide advice, enabling you to build effective, long lasting relationships with the farmers and producers. You will also be accountable for the communication of market analysis, quarterly forecasting and the management of producer groups and schemes.
The successful candidate will:
- Have knowledge of Beef and Sheep production and ideally the meat industry.
- Be confident to build effective internal and external business relationships.
- Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Have experience in negotiation.
- Be driven, target focused and have a high attention to detail.
- Hold a full UK driving license.
Remuneration: A competitive Salary, car allowance and performance related bonus will be available for the right candidate.
Interested? For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Annie Pushman on: Office 01885 483440, DDI 01885 485528, mobile 07498665961 or e-mail your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
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