Procurement Manager - Retail | FTSE 100 FMCG Organisation | Surrey

Location
Surrey
Salary
£50-60,000 + Company Car + Up to 20 % Bonus + Healthcare + Contributory Pension + 25 days’ holiday
Posted
05 Mar 2018
Closes
05 Apr 2018
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Sector
FMCG, Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As part of an ongoing transformation this global FMCG organisation is looking to grow its Procurement team and bring in a new Procurement Manager to oversee the retail spend within the business. You will be managing 2 buyers and overseeing a £75 million spend across the function specifically in the company’s food and beverages category. This is a hands-on and high-profile role reporting to the Head of Retail Procurement and liaising with other Managers on a strategic, tactical and on-going basis, both internally and externally within the business.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of 2 Buyers overseeing a £75 million spend across Food and Beverages
  • Understand company F&B strategy and develop the best solutions to meet business requirements at the least overall cost.
  • Develop and maintain a strong market knowledge of applicable commodities within the Retail/ FMCG Industry and support team development using said knowledge
  • Building relationships with all key strategic suppliers within the Food and Beverages area
  • Creating and executing category strategies and selling this into both new and pre-existing customers for the business
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Skills/Experience:

  • Positive persuasion, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Experience of building a category strategy and selling into the customer needs
  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal relationships skills
  • Solid category management experience within the Retail/ FMCG/ Hospitality/ Catering sector
  • Proven people management experience

 

If you are a Procurement Professional with a solid background within the Food and Beverages category and looking for a new challenge and perhaps step up into a management role, then please apply today.

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