Procurement Bakery Buyer

GBP30000 - GBP30000 per annum +
19 Nov 2021
19 Dec 2021
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
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

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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