Senior Buyer - Non-food

GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum + excellent benefits
01 Apr 2019
01 May 2019
Shiva Davoodi
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Buyer - Non-food - FTSE100 Restaurant business - London - £45-55k+ package

This multinational FTSE100 organisation, that has a clear brand within the catering and restaurant sectors, is looking to bring onboard an ambitious and clearly passionate senior buyer to play an integral role within their non-food category.

After a high value acquisition of new business, a brand-new position has been created, reporting directly to the Head of Procurement across all non-food categories. As this is a rapidly expanding area of this organisation's procurement function, you will not only can work across a number of exciting projects, but you will have the opportunity to lead and develop your own team of ambitious buyers.

Senior Procurement Buyer role outline: -

  • Creating and implementing global sourcing strategies across non-food categories
  • Liaising with senior stakeholders across various business units to support the overall goals of the business.
  • Acting in line with the company's collaborative culture to promote a thriving work environment
  • Striving for rapid progression into category management through the utilisation of training and mentorship programs
  • Developing and mentoring your own team of buyers and contracts administrators

Procurement Lead Requirements:

  • Demonstrated progression and cost savings within procurement, industry specific experience is not a necessity however may prove beneficial
  • An entrepreneurial mind-set with the ability to create innovative ideas to help secure the firm's position in the market
  • An ambitious personality striving to progress into category management positions

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a leading organisation going through significant growth, ideal for someone with a passion for the beverage industry looking to take a step forward in their career.

If you are interested in applying or finding out more, please send an application through this domain or directly by sending a copy of your CV to

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