Procurement Manager - CAPEX | Global FMCG | Hertfordshire

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£55,000 + Company Car + 15% Bonus + Contributory Pension + Share Plan + Private Healthcare
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Sector
FMCG, Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As part of their planned growth, this leading FMCG business is looking to bring on board a Category Manager to lead the implementation of best practice Procurement across all Capital Expenditure.

Responsibilities will include designing and implementing innovative category and sourcing strategies, and building and sustaining executive / board level stakeholder relationships within the business.  You will be required to lead large-scale negotiations with suppliers to achieve significant cost savings, whilst also focusing on the improvement of key supplier / vendor relationships, thus securing longer term benefits for the company. 

Your Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Good working knowledge of Category Management & SRM principles
  • Broad understanding of the FMCG market and basic manufacturing experience
  • Ability to analyse suitability of new suppliers through Financial analysis and use of tools such as Dunn and Bradstreet
  • Good generalist procurement knowledge across a range of Indirect or Direct supply markets
  • Advanced negotiation skills
  • Proficient knowledge of Procurement process e.g. implementation of RFx processes including eSourcing

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a very successful and expanding procurement team.  You will receive dedicated learning and development support along with the genuine opportunity to progress your career.  You will have had a strong start to your procurement career in a fast-paced commercial environment and will ideally be degree qualified and working towards full MCIPS accreditation.

Please call Simon on 01962 869 838 for a confidential conversation or send your CV to simon@procurementheads.com