Buyer, Purchasing Manager

Buyer, Purchasing Manager


Job Title: Meat & Poultry Buyer, Purchasing Manager

Location: Central London Head Office (Hybrid Work Arrangement)

Salary: £50,000 – £55,000 Basic Salary + Bonus

About Us:
Join an instantly recognisable national restaurant brand known for their passion for quality and exceptional dining experiences. They pride themselves on their highly people-focused culture and are seeking a strategic thinker to join their dynamic procurement team.

Role Overview:
As the Meat & Poultry Buyer, Purchasing Manager, you will play a crucial role in sourcing and managing meat and poultry supplies to ensure the highest standards of quality and sustainability. This position involves international travel and offers a unique opportunity to shape our clients supply chain strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

* Develop and implement sourcing strategies for meat and poultry products.
* Negotiate contracts and build strong relationships with suppliers.
* Monitor market trends and make data-driven purchasing decisions.
* Ensure compliance with food safety and quality standards.
* Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align purchasing with company goals.
* Manage and optimize inventory levels to meet demand.
* Regular international travel to source products and meet with suppliers.


* Proven experience in meat and poultry procurement, preferably in the food service or restaurant industry.
* Strong negotiation and supplier management skills.
* Strategic thinker with excellent analytical abilities.
* Ability to travel internationally as required.
* Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
* Proficiency in procurement software and Microsoft Office Suite.

What We Offer:

* Competitive salary of £50,000 – £55,000 plus bonus.
* Hybrid work arrangement with a central London head office.
* A vibrant, supportive, and people-focused culture.
* Opportunities for professional growth and development.
* The chance to be a part of a beloved national brand.

How to Apply:
If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for high-quality food and a proven track record in meat and poultry purchasing, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your experience and suitability for the role.

Join us and help shape the future of our exceptional dining experiences!

Mandeville is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for this position, please apply online below or alternatively call us on +44 (0)1628 600770 to discuss your suitability.

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