Procurement Manager - Greenfield Cosmetics Organisation

GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum + + Benefits
15 Nov 2021
15 Dec 2021
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
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Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Manager - Rapidly Growing Cosmetics Organisation - Central London - Greenfield Procurement Team - £50k - £60k + Bonus & Package

To apply please send an up-to-date copy of your CV through to Adam at

This Up-and-coming Cosmetics organisations with a range of innovative brands across skincare & perfume are looking to grow a greenfield procurement team, as they enter the next phase of their growth.

Having appointed a Director of Supply Chain, they're now seeking an innovative procurement manager to develop and establish purchasing process & policy. This role will cover broad responsibilities across purchasing, logistics & supply chain as the function looks to effectively imbed itself within a young, growing business.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation within an exciting transformation project and put your own stamp on the growth of the function.

As a Procurement Manager your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing a purchasing strategy by rationalising the existing vendor customer base, selecting new supplies & ensuring stock optimisation
  • Provide guidance on sourcing & procurement process, working cross-functionally with multiple stakeholder groups
  • Manage the end-to-end sourcing process ensuring the organisation has reliable and engaged suppliers, ensuring contract terms & conditions are enforced
  • Effectively manage contracts negotiations ensuring that vendor terms are advantageous and meet the business long term needs
  • Build and maintain long-standing relationships with internal & external stakeholder groups
  • Work closely with the Supply Chain Director to provide effective insight into market trends and opportunities to improve the supply chain function

Required skills:

  • Strong experience across the end-to-end procurement process, with excellent supplier relationship management skills
  • Strong experience within contracts management
  • Proficiency within excel required
  • Experience within a relevant industry/sector such as cosmetics or consumer goods
  • Experience using supply chain management software and tools such as SAP Knowledge is ideal but not required
  • French or Italian language skills are a plus but not required

To apply please send an up-to-date copy of your CV through to Adam at

Keywords: Procurement, Consumer Goods, Cosmetics, Supply Chain, Logistics, SRM, Supplier Management, Contracts Management, SAP, Supply Chain Tools

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