Procurement Category Manager - Cold Bev and BWS

GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum +
27 Sep 2021
27 Oct 2021
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement category Manager - BWS - Leading food retailer - London/Flexi working - £40-60k

Major Food retailer is looking for well versed procurement professionals within the Beer, Wine & Spirit category to come join their rapidly expanding procurement function. This is a really exciting and unique opportunity to work at one of the UKs largest food retailer and join one of the best-in-class procurement functions.

If you are a Procurement category manager with experience in leading teams and upscaling a procurement category then they would love to hear from you.

As a BWS Procurement Category Manager, Your responsibilities will include:

  • Using your Cold Beverages and BWS subject matter expertise to execute seamless and integrated strategic sourcing processes
  • Autonomy throughout the cradle to grave procurement and deal-making process for large-scale and high sub-categories
  • Work closely with stakeholders across NPD, Marketing & Finance to provide cross-functional alignment
  • Using your Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) skills to manage suppliers / vendors
  • Seeking out opportunities to drive creativity and innovation within each Sourcing project
  • Establishing and cultivating key stakeholder relationships to ensure necessary buy in and support for strategic sourcing and category management processes / projects

As a BWS Procurement Category Manager, requirement will include:

  • Significant purchasing, procurement, strategic sourcing & category management experience
  • Retail and BWS Industry experience required
  • Excellent stakeholder influencing and relationship management skills
  • Degree, MCIPS qualifications preferred but not essential

This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious Cold Beverages and BWS procurement specialist to catapult career to new heights in one of the largest organisations in the country!

To find out more and apply please send your CV to Sophie at

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