Procurement Bakery Buyer

Location
Reading
Salary
GBP30000 - GBP30000 per annum +
Posted
19 Nov 2021
Closes
19 Dec 2021
Ref
BBBH16198
Contact
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Buying
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Catering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Procurement Bakery and Pastries Buyer - Prestigious Food and Beverage Brand - West London - £30-35k - Global projects and excellent progression opportunities

This FTSE100 Food Brand is seeking to rapidly expand their best-in-class procurement function, onboarding seasoned procurement professionals as well as up-and-coming procurement talent. They are seeking an ambitious up-and-coming procurement professional with a passion for food/beverage retail and a proven track record in the food procurement.

Operating out of their stunning HQ in London the successful candidate will be given autonomy to drive the Bakery category forward, working hand-in-hand with the category managers to promote innovation and strategic change.

This is a great opportunity to grown and develop with a structured training plan and exposure to blue chip companies giving you fast track progression to senior levels.

As a Bakery Buyer, you will: -

  • Manage the Baked Goods category £ 24m annual spend reporting and contributing to the delivery of the overall business plan for all Retail areas
  • Developing, in collaboration with different franchises, a pipeline of store openings whilst enabling the smooth opening programme.
  • Maintain day to day supplier and contract management ensuring the business relationship is seen through the quarterly business reviews

As a procurement Buyer you will need:

  • Proven track record of managing spends across Bakery goods, with evidence of strategic and tangible cost savings
  • Previous experience working in a blue chip environment
  • Confidence when engaging with senior stakeholders and managing directors
  • Thrive in a vibrant working environment, relishing the opportunities of working in a close-knit procurement function
  • Degree educated (or equivalent), CIPS preferred

To apply, please forward your CV to Sophie at jobssc@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

Keyskills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, Consultancy Procurement, Advisory Services Procurement

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