Procurement Manager, Tail Spend Optimisation

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GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum +
25 May 2021
24 Jun 2021
George Beale
Job Level
Full Time

Strategic Sourcing Manager - Tail Spend Optimisation - Globally renowned FMCG - 12- Month FTC - West London + flexible working - £45-50k + benefits

This globally renowned FMCG, operating with some of the most innovative and biggest brands globally, are looking to bring onboard a strategic sourcing specialist to sit within their raw materials & packaging function, to deliver optimisation across their tail spend with key suppliers.

This is a 12-month engagement, with the expectation to move into a permanent position. This is a great opportunity to show case your strategic sourcing experience and ability to deliver savings, whilst implementing a 'best in class' supplier management in one of the biggest FMCG brands globally.

You do not require raw materials or packaging procurement experience to deliver in this role, however strategic sourcing and procurement experience is a must.

Key role responsibilities:

  • Responsible for reviewing tail spend across packaging and specialist raw materials for this organisation, with an approx. spend of circa £30M
  • Focus on identifying P&L savings to the business as well as renewing and implementing best in class contracts with these suppliers
  • Work closely with regional sourcing head for the raw materials and packaging team in delivering projects and requirements
  • Take advantage of this firms highly progressive environment and look to carve out the opportunity to stay in this role within a permanent basis

Experience required:

  • 5+ years within a strategic sourcing and procurement role, able to demonstrate experience of working on large strategic projects
  • Proven excellence in negotiation and delivering savings for your category
  • Degree level education is a must
  • MBA / MCIPS is preferred however not essential

If you are looking to join one of the best and biggest FMCG brands globally, please apply via this domain or directly with a copy of your updated cv to

Keywords: procurement, strategic procurement, direct procurement, indirect procurement, strategic sourcing, tail spend, procurement optimisation, supplier management, srm, negotiation, degree, MBA, CIPS, MCIPS

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