Global Procurement Lead - External Manufacturing - Contract

Bramwith Consulting
GBP85000 - GBP96000 per annum + + Car & Bonus
Closing date
12 Oct 2023

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Interim, contract and temporary
Full Time
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Non CIPS member

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Global Procurement Lead - External Manufacturing - Global FMCG - Location - London Salary - £85,000 - £96,000 + Car & Bonus - 12 Month Contract

Contact - Adam at

Globally renowned manufacturer of household food snacks is seeking an agile and experienced procurement professional to leads its External Manufacturing procurement team.

The role will see you managing a number of key external suppliers responsible for the end-to-end supply chain process for the development of their products. You will have a close involvement with the New Product Development activities coordinating with sales, marketing, supply chain, and other critical business units in order to ensure that your external suppliers are meeting the business's requirements.

As the Global Category Head, you will be a key member of the Global Procurement team and the global raw materials procurement team. You will be a key business partner in the product development lifecycle working closely with Marketing & R&D to drive innovation to the product portfolio.

Key Skills & Responsibilities for the Global Procurement Lead for Third Party Manufacturing include: -

  • Develop and Implementing Global Sourcing Strategy for external Manufacturing
  • Work closely with the New Product Development teams to ensure products are launched on time and at the best cost
  • Provide deep-dive analysis of the supplier performance, monitoring KPIs and implementing effective supplier performance tracking tools
  • Design category management strategy that ensures business objectives related to Compliance, Quality, Service Level, and Costs are all met
  • A procurement background specialized in sourcing third party manufacturing suppliers or for raw materials and packaging suppliers
  • Experience working in fast-paced manufacturing industry, preferably in the consumer goods sector
  • Experience in working in large multinational corporate environments with a global matrix reporting structure
  • Excellent project management and relationship management experience to operate in part of large cross-functional project teams

If you have experience in raw materials, packaging, or third party manufacturing spend and looking to test your abilities in a best-in-class procurement environment then apply now via the link above or send your CV directly to Adam at

Keywords: Procurement, Manufacturing, Food & Beverages, London, Hybrid, FMCG, Global Category Manager


Award-winning recruitment specialist with an exclusive global pool of procurement, operations and supply chain talent.

Working with a wide range of small start-ups through to large FTSE 100 businesses, Bramwith Consulting has established a reputation for excellence, delivery and market knowledge.

Our expert consultants, work on both contingency and retained search mandates with clients, advising and assisting them in hiring niche Procurement staff. Our experienced recruiters have proven track records establishing and developing relationships with clients and candidates alike, allowing us to provide the highest calibre of candidates and job opportunities.

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