GPA Procurement

Procurement Manager - Ingredients

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
c£48k-£55k p.a. + Car Allowance (£5,460 p.a.) + Bonus (5%) + Pension + PMI (self)
Posted
19 Nov 2021
Closes
19 Dec 2021
Ref
6031
Job Level
Buyer, Specialist
Sector
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, one of Britain's biggest food companies with leading brands in around 94% of UK households, as well as across multiple international markets has an urgent requirement for a Procurement Manager – Ingredients.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our client’s Ingredients procurement category for a highly strategic individual with an understanding of strategic sourcing and the skills to manage commodities with volatile pricing and availability

The role of Procurement Manager – Ingredients is a dynamic, varied role with a high level of responsibility, autonomy and accountability. You will play a key role supporting the continuation of the company’s new production innovation agenda and directly contribute towards the company’s sustainability targets.

As Procurement Manager – Ingredients, you will be accountable and responsible for:

  • Developing & implementing sustainable sourcing strategies that support business objectives
  • Developing a deep understanding of markets & supply chains
  • Identifying and recommending hedging policies
  • Identifying, negotiating and implementing collaborative relationships with key suppliers where appropriate.
  • Negotiating and implementing complex/high risk contracts, through a range of tendering processes to meet business needs
  • Providing ongoing support to the Development, Brand and Manufacturing teams through sourcing strategies and pricing forecasts.
  • Delivering sustainability targets for individual ingredient categories

To be successful in this Procurement Manager – Ingredients role, you will require the following knowledge, qualifications and experience:

  • Experienced Procurement Manager within ingredients or any product that could be affected by weather
  • Be able to demonstrate experience of maintaining live knowledge of supply markets
  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships with key suppliers.
  • A deep understanding of strategic sourcing methodologies
  • Strong analytical thinking skills, able to identify market trends and issues. Working knowledge of Microsoft. Use of SAP desirable.
  • Ability to think laterally, utilising problem-solving skills to develop new approaches.
  • Skilled negotiator adept at managing complex negotiations.
  • Effective and highly adaptable communicator with strong networking and relationship building skills.
  • Capable of maintaining a collaborative and professional approach in all stakeholder relationships.
  • Highly self-aware with a strong commitment to self-development

To register your interest in this Procurement Manager - Ingredients role, or any other opportunities please forward your full CV to info@gpa-procurement.com, stating your location and current salary details or contact us on 01423 520080 for a confidential conversation.

Apply for Procurement Manager - Ingredients

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly

Apply

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .txt, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb


4000 characters left

All questions are required

Are you eligible to work in the UK?


Marketing Communications

Haymarket Media Group, the publisher of Supply Management, takes your privacy seriously.

Learn more about how we use your information when job seeking.

We will use your information to ensure you receive messages that are relevant to you. 

Please be aware that unless you opt in, you will miss out on emails containing the latest job vacancies, career advice and other services from Supply Management that could help your career.

Should you cease to require these services in future, you can stop receiving these messages from us via the unsubscribe link on any email received or by contacting us directly. Please see our Full Privacy Notice.


By applying for a job listed on Supply Management Jobs you agree to our Terms and Conditions. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.