Procurement - Facilities Management - World Leading FMCG

GBP48000 - GBP50000 per annum +
12 Oct 2021
11 Nov 2021
Will Kenny
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Global Procurement Manager

Salary: £50k + Excellent Benefits

Location: Reading (WFH 2-3 days per week)

Contact: Will Kenny at

Are you an up and coming procurement professional with a hunger to join a rapidly growing organisation and implement change? World leading FMCG are revolutionising their global procurement function and are looking for an innovative procurement manager like you to join their global team and help drive customer conversion journeys across international markets.

Based out of their Reading office, with the freedom to work 2-3 days per week from home, you will be forward thinking and implement procurement strategy in a transformational/cross functional capacity. You will manage a spend of circa £100 million across category subsets including but not to; cleaning, security, supply costs, marketing and FM. This will include autonomy over risk assessments, coordinating with HSE, financial budgeting, contracts and SRM.

This is an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial, indirect procurement professional to broaden their exposure to a large FMCG and flourish in a fast-paced, strategy led role. This organisation take pride in developing from within, providing ample opportunity for rapid career progression.

As a Global Procurement Manager you will:

  • Help harmonise the global procurement strategy.
  • Be a strong leader, ensuring adherence of local market stakeholders to key contract points.
  • Sell your strategy internally.
  • Have a demonstrable track record of operating and delivering in complex environments, both independently and as part of a team.
  • Drive transformational procurement change and be a passionate advocate of the environmental agenda and sustainable practices.


  • Demonstrable record of building and executing multi-year procurement strategies.
  • Previous experience of handling contract negotiations (RFI's, RFP's etc)
  • Experience in facilities management desirable but not essential.
  • Valid EU work permit.
  • Relevant Bachelor's Degree.

This FMCG offers enviable opportunities for career progression. If you have strong indirect procurement experience within a global organization and are excited by this new opportunity, then apply now by sending your CV via the apply button above, or please email your CV to Will at

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