Senior Sourcing Manager, Flexible Packaging - Global FMCG

GBP65000 - GBP75000 per annum +
25 Mar 2021
24 Apr 2021
George Beale
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Sourcing Manager - Flexible Packaging - Global FMCG Major - West London + flexi working - £65-75k + package

This global FMCG major, renowned for being one of the leading brands in the food, consumer market, is looking to bring onboard a strategic senior manager to lead their flexible packaging category in excess of $120M, as part of a new growth initiative within their procurement function.

This role operates across Europe & CIS, where you will be accountable for driving the packaging categories strategy for the organisation as well as playing a key role in the delivery of this firms highly ambitious sustainability target of 100% recyclable by 2025. This is a high achieving business and high achieving procurement function, making it the ideal opportunity for a manager or senior manager looking to ambitiously grow their career.

Key role responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop the flexibles category strategy for Europe & CIS through the engagement of senior stakeholders across the organisation
  • To ensure that value is driven through flexible packaging across all segments, to deliver 6% savings year on year
  • Drive collaboration across the team, across suppliers and internal stakeholders within marketing and R&D
  • Take advantage of this organisations fluid and highly progressive procurement function, utilising senior level engagements and learning ops to drive career forward

Experience required:

  • Strong procurement leader, with accountable experience within packaging / material related procurement fields, able to lead strategy at a regional level
  • Experience of and the ability to operate in a worldwide organisation and fast-paced demanding environment, with tangible experience of highly development stakeholder management techniques
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent / MBA & MCIPS is ideal, however not essential

If you are looking to join one of the leading FMCG brands globally, with strong packaging and/or materials experience related to the food industry, please apply!


Keywords: procurement, strategic procurement, direct procurement, purchasing, packaging procurement, fmcg, food, consumer goods, global, end to end sourcing, London, flexible working, bachelors, degree, MBA, CIPS, MCIPS

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