Procurement Category Manager (Food Spend)

Location
London
Salary
GBP38000 - GBP40000 per annum +
Posted
10 Jun 2021
Closes
10 Jul 2021
Ref
BBBH14438.1
Contact
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Buying, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Procurement Category Manager (Food Spend) - £38-40K + 10% Bonus - London + Flex Working

This London based unique and innovative food services company is seeking an ambitious and experienced senior buyer to work across multiple categories, interacting with complex suppliers across the globe.

The business delivers high-end, quality foods to huge clients within the commercial and domestic sectors, providing diverse products and solutions for all their customers. They are passionate about what they cook, serve, and eat and therefore are searching for a procurement individual who share these same values; as well as encouraging a dynamic individual who is keen to learn and progress through the company.

Outline of the role:

  • Work closely with senior managers and head of procurement to Improve operational efficiency to meet the demands of the company and customers
  • Deal with a large budget implementing cost saving initiatives and negotiate complex contract terms adapting to the market and advising stakeholders of potential impact
  • Interact with complex suppliers across the globe understanding seasonal nuances within the food industry to manage and develop the supply base, ensuring that the required quality, price, and service standards are met.
  • Day-to-day management, building and maintaining relationships, setting examples to all team members, leading performance reviews and strategic buying to support brand expansion

Person Specification:

  • Degree level or above
  • Confidence with numbers and IT skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication
  • 5-7+ years of experience in buying / procurement and working under pressure
  • Basic understanding of the food industry, food safety/quality and Customer Audit Compliance

Desirable:

  • CIPS
  • Fluency in second language (Advantageous)
  • Previous experience in food-related roles with international supply base
  • Experience in people management and supplier contract negotiations

For more information, please e-mail through an up-to-date copy of your CV to Sophie at jobssc@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Key Words: Procurement, Purchasing direct Procurement, Stakeholder management, strategic sourcing, FMCG, FTSE, London, Degree, CIPS, Progression, Development, Management, Teamwork, Technology, C-Suite, Professional Services, Category Ownership

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