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Bramwith Consulting
GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

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Specialist Area
Job Level
Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member

Job Details


If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Oskar at

My client is a market leading FTSE 250 organisation which produce and sell a diverse variety of distinguished products across UK & Ireland. The client seeks a Procurement Manager to help manage a key area of the business, packaging. The bulk of this industry giant's packaging activities take place in France, as such it is crucial for the Procurement Manager is to be proficient in business level French to effectively manage both clients and supplier relationships. This is a dynamic, multi-national role and a standout opportunity for an ambitious Procurement Professional to develop their career in one of the most well renowned blue-chip food & beverage firms in the world.

This steadfast business surpasses their competition through their unrivalled scale and the output of their worldclass procurement function. These market leaders possess a wealth of industry experience, and they continue to expand in both revenue and headcount year or year. With a track record of promoting internally and upskilling their employees, this could be a fantastic opportunity to develop your existing procurement skillset and gain exposure to the Co Pack operations on £Multi-Billion FMCG giant.

The organisation based in Hertfordshire are offering hybrid working and a lucrative package of £50 - 60k, 20% bonus and a range of enticing benefits.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct end-to-end strategic sourcing activities to identify potential co-packers, ensuring a comprehensive and competitive selection process.
  • Lead pricing and commercial negotiations for both new and existing co-pack agreements.
  • Integrate inbound material costs into the co-packer model as necessary for a holistic negotiation approach.
  • Ensure the comprehensive capture of all commercial terms in robust contractual agreements to safeguard interests.
  • Provide valuable cost inputs for budgetary and financial planning.
  • Report on risks and opportunities to the plan to facilitate informed decision-making.
  • Offer procurement support to Quality, Technical, and Operations teams in the setup and operationalization of new suppliers.
  • Represent Procurement in cross-functional projects, spanning New Product Development, Sustainability, and Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, serving as the Procurement representative in relevant supplier meetings.
  • Take charge of resolving contract manufacturing commercial issues promptly, ensuring consultation with and information dissemination to relevant stakeholders.

Essential Skills:

  • Proficient in both English and French languages (essential).
  • Direct procurement or Co-pack procurement experience (essential).
  • Experience in utilizing Category Management for the development of buying strategies (essential).
  • Strong negotiation skills in commercial settings (essential).
  • Previous experience in FMCG or Consumer goods organizations (desirable).
  • Bachelor's degree (essential).
  • CIPS or MCIPS qualification (desirable)

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Oskar at

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Award-winning recruitment specialist with an exclusive global pool of procurement, operations and supply chain talent.

Working with a wide range of small start-ups through to large FTSE 100 businesses, Bramwith Consulting has established a reputation for excellence, delivery and market knowledge.

Our expert consultants, work on both contingency and retained search mandates with clients, advising and assisting them in hiring niche Procurement staff. Our experienced recruiters have proven track records establishing and developing relationships with clients and candidates alike, allowing us to provide the highest calibre of candidates and job opportunities.

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