Strategic Procurement Manager – Food & Beverages
Are you an experienced Procurement or Supply Chain Manager?
Do you enjoy leading strategic change projects and delivering value?
Do you have experience of working within the Food and Beverages Industry?
If you answered yes to the above questions, we would love to hear from you!
As a leading procurement consultancy based in Milton Keynes we have helped some of the UK's biggest and most prestigious names and brands in the food and hospitality industry to optimise and improve their procurement performance. We have ambitious plans to significantly grow the business over the next few years and we are currently looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to join our team where you will lead a range of strategic procurement and supply chain projects for our clients. This opportunity is a permanent role and has headroom to develop further within the business.
Key accountabilities and job role:
- Take accountability for client projects, ensuring the scope, deliverables, project plan and risks are managed to ensure timely and successful delivery of work; Work with the client stakeholders (typically up to C-level) to ensure agreed business and procurement requirements and objectives are met; Lead the project team consisting of buyers and analysts to support the delivery of projects Ensure strong communication both internally and externally with the client and Suppliers Develop and coach members of the buying team
You will need to have the following essential experience and skills:
- Experience in senior procurement and category management roles within the food industry; Previous experience of excellent stakeholder management at a senior level up to CEO; Demonstrates a good understanding of complex supply chain models ideally within the foodservice industry; Experience of managing and leading projects and project teams through to completion; Excellent level of IT competence including Microsoft Windows Software such as Excel; High level of numeracy and an analytical approach; Strong financial and commercial acumen and attention to detail; Ability to influence; Ability to work effectively as part of a team; Able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines; Ability to organise and prioritise workload; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and Strong negotiator and the ability to communicate at all levels.
In return you will receive:
- Salary range £55k to £60k pa dependent on experience 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays); Pension Private Healthcare Healthcare cashback scheme; Hybrid working Free car parking; on site restaurant; and a friendly working environment.
Apply now to firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV and a covering note telling us why you’re applying and we look forward to hearing from you.