Direct Procurement Category Manager / Beverages

6 days left

GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + Flexi Working
30 Sep 2021
30 Oct 2021
Amy Anslow
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Direct Procurement Category Manager / Beverages / Surrey / Flexible Working / £50,000 - £60,000

This global industry-leading food and beverages organisation is seeking a Direct Procurement Category Manager to join its team. This highly established heritage company uses a proven systematic strategic procurement approach.

This FTSE 100 organisation strives for success, in terms of overall business advancement but also commitment to individually developing its employees and providing a great working environment. Not only is flexible working welcomed, this company provides a clear pathway for progression.

Within this Direct Procurement Category Manager position, responsibilities will include…

  • Managing the overall Cold Beverage and BWS categories with almost £1billion spend as well as supporting delivery of the overall business plan
  • Develop and maintain strong collaborative partnerships with key suppliers and manage the day-to-day supplier and contract management
  • Create strong promotional plans with the central marketing team to drive sales and maintain margins to simultaneously incentivize customers and drive volume growth
  • Work closely with internal colleagues including the Category Lead and Head of Retail to develop and implement Beverage and BWS strategies to identify opportunities for growth

To apply for this Direct Procurement Category Manager opportunity, you will need…

  • Degree and CIPS would be advantageous
  • Excellent skills surrounding negotiation, management and stakeholder management
  • Desire to progress and work within a dynamic environment

For more information regarding this exciting new procurement opportunity, please send a copy of your CV to Amy at or directly through this page.

Key Words: procurement, procurement manager, indirect, direct, FMCG, retail, technology, SRM, supplier relationship management, strategy, consulting, global, stakeholder management, project management, team leader, innovation, NPI, NPD, new product introduction, new product development, global, purchasing, supply chain, direct procurement, engineering, Swindon, Bristol

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