Head of Procurement - Food

GBP75000 - GBP90000 per annum + + Benefits
19 Nov 2022
19 Dec 2022
Adam Venting
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Category - Food + Benefits - £75k - £90k - Global FMCG - Progression Planning to Head of Procurement

To apply please contact Adam at JobsAV@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

This prestigious organisation who are the leader in their industry are seeking an experienced food procurement expert to join a business-critical position in an exciting period of growth.

This procurement division is devoted to helping both their business members and suppliers with the highest level of innovation and procurement solutions. This team is truly more than just a group purchasing function, with values focussed around 'flexibility', 'optimism' and 'resourcefulness', it's clear that any procurement professional entering this business will learn how to not just deliver savings, but create real value for their customers, making it the ideal place to learn and grow your trade within procurement.

Head of Category - Food position overview:

  • Overall accountability for the management of food the food division with a spend in the £100m's, reporting to the Head of Procurement
  • Play a key role in the development of partnerships with suppliers, optimising these relationships to drive growth and deliver strong retail ranges to customers
  • Work closely with the head of procurement to deliver strategies for the growth of new products and identify opportunities for category development
  • Succesfully manage your team, imbedding strong practice
  • Take advantage of this firm's growth prospects, learning opportunities and support from senior staff to take the next step into a category leadership role

Procurement experience required:

  • Significant experience of working within a food / retail environment with experience of buying produce, specifically meat and poultry products
  • Strong knowledge of procurement processes and experience of managing multi-million £ categories
  • Experienced leader with a track record of successfully managing
  • Able to deliver robust category strategies whilst deliver to savings targets for suppliers
  • Degree level education or equivalent is a must, MCIPS / CIPS is preferred however not essential

If you're looking to move into a leading procurement function within one of the most iconic firms in the food and beverage industries, please apply with a copy of your cv to jobsAV@bramwithconsulting.co.uk

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