Procurement CDM - Meat And Poultry

GBP60000 - GBP65000 per annum +
07 Dec 2021
06 Jan 2022
Sophie Cole
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Category Development Manager - FTSE100 FMCG Retailer - West London - £60-65000 + Benefits

Are you passionate about food, and want to make a career defining move to an FTSE100 global brand? This exceptional global FMCG is seeking an ambitious and well-established procurement professional to join their award winning procurement function as a Category Development Manager - specializing in Meat & Poultry.

As a procurement Category Development Manager you will have complete autonomy over the meat & poultry category, developing new strategies working with key suppliers business franchises to bring an innovative approach to the category. You will be reporting into the Head of Procurement and be managing a small team of junior category specialists.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who works passionately within the food industry and is looking to move into a role which can make a real different to the business whilst also giving you clear progression pathways.

As a Procurement Category Development Manager you will:

  • Take overall responsibility for the management of the Meat & Poultry category spend within the food division of circa £90-100M spend
  • Play a crucial part in the progression and development of relationships between suppliers, optimising category and business growth
  • Work closely with the head of division to deliver strategies for the growth of new products and identify opportunities for category development
  • Manage your team and develop junior procurement professionals to upskill you team and the business

As a Procurement Category Development Manager experience required will include:

  • Experience of working within a food and retail environment purchasing fresh produce, and if specific experience sits within meat and poultry that is desirable
  • Ideally have experience managing multi-million £ categories
  • Degree and CIPS desirable

If you want to hear more about this opportunity then please apply with a copy of your cv to Sophie at

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