Food Buyer

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/786710/81442/MA
  • Date Posted: 28 April 2021
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Chertsey
  • Salary: £30,000 to £36,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Foodbuy is a leading food procurement organisation based in the UK. With over £1bn of managed spend, we bring together the widest range of foodservice and hospitality clients on the planet to buy food, and everything associated with it. We work closely with our clients to deliver expert procurement services saving them both time and money and enabling them to focus on what really matters to their businesses.

As a Food Buyer, you will be working across a dhighly diverse category collaborating with a mix of extremely exciting manufacturers and suppliers to truly achieve the best catering offering for our units across UK&Ireland. 

Your days will be varied from engaging with our units, to manufacturer and supplier meetings you will be an integral part of the Foodbuy procurement team, ensuring smooth execution for the food category. 

If you think your time has come to be part of an exceptional team, the real leaders of procurement, this is the opportunity for you. Apply today and unlock your Food Buying ability with our team. 

Job Description

Food Buyer 

  • Highly competitive salary, depending on experience
  • Study support 
  • Flexible working 
  • Amazing office working environment 
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
Who you are:

Our Foodbuy team are engaging, outgoing and have a passion for procurement. We're seeking someone who also holds a passion for procurement and wants to be part of strategic movement to progress the business further. 

The successful Food Buyer will have the following; 

  • Food procurement experience 
  • End to end procurement/buying experience 
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Outstanding organisation skills 
  • Ability to communicate across all levels 
  • Proven responsibility of multi million £ spend
  • Passionate about procurement

Apply today to unlock for Food Buying experience with our team!

Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Proudly part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, who are our parent company and largest client, we purchase directly from manufacturers and growers and our suppliers range from the most recognised brands in the industry to regional and local providers. With a team of 200 procurement professionals driving us forward, our combination of unrivalled scale and outstanding data analysis sets us apart in our markets. For further information about Foodbuy, please visit

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.