Procurement Buyer - Cold Beverages

GBP35000 - GBP50000 per annum +
14 Oct 2021
13 Nov 2021
Sophie Cole
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Global Procurement Buyer - Cold Beverages / Food - FTSE100 Retailer - London - £30-45k

This Global FTSE100 food and beverage retailer is looking for an up and coming procurement professional to join their highly established and globally renowned procurement function as a procurement Buyer.

As a company with a multi-faceted business structure with huge spend across both the indirect and direct procurement space there is ample opportunity to progress through the company whether that be in an upwards trajectory or across the business to develop other areas of your procurement ability.

This is a great opportunity for individuals who are looking to work the global markets with some of the best procurement minds in the business

Responsibilities of a global procurement buyer:

  • Manage key supplier relationships ensuring that quality, price and service standards are met or exceeded whilst abiding by company policies
  • Strategically implement your industry and market knowledge to improve supply price by negotiation and ensure quality opportunities and savings
  • Develop and implement Buying strategies to establish brand development and engage with key stakeholders examining risks and aversions
  • Adapt to market changes and be aware of supply and demand of products diminishing risk and impact to the company and in turn key stakeholders

Key qualifications for a global procurement buyer:

  • Significant level of experience within a buying position - with a track record of strategic supplier management
  • Knowledge of the food industry and key requirements for food safety and quality
  • Clear communication and good interpersonal skills
  • Degree from world renowned university, along with good level of IT and numeracy skills
  • CIPS (desirable)

For more information, please e-mail through an up-to-date copy of your CV to Sophie at

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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