GPA Procurement

Procurement Manager - Ingredients

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Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
c£45,000 p.a. + Car Allowance (£5,460 p.a.) + Bonus (5%) + PMI (self)
Posted
17 Sep 2019
Closes
17 Oct 2019
Ref
5873
Job Level
Buyer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, one of Britain's biggest food companies with leading brands in around 94% of UK households, as well as across multiple international markets has an urgent requirement for a Procurement Manager – Ingredients.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Client’s ingredients procurement category for a highly strategic individual with an understanding of strategic sourcing and the skills to manage commodities with volatile pricing and availability.  The role of Procurement Manager – Ingredients is a dynamic, varied role with a high level of responsibility, autonomy and accountability. You will need to maintain supply while optimising the spend and complexity of our requirements.

As Procurement Manager – Ingredients, you will be accountable and responsible for:

  • Developing and implementing sustainable sourcing strategies that support business objectives
  • Developing a deep understanding of markets and supply chains
  • Identifying and recommending hedging policies
  • Identifying, negotiating and implementing collaborative relationships with key suppliers where appropriate.
  • Negotiating and implementing complex/high risk contracts, through a range of tendering processes to meet business needs
  • Providing ongoing support to the Development, Brand and Manufacturing teams through sourcing strategies and pricing forecasts.

To be successful in this Procurement Manager – Ingredients role, you will require the following knowledge, qualifications and experience:

  • Experienced Procurement Manager within ingredients or any product that could be affected by weather
  • Be able to demonstrate experience of maintaining live knowledge of supply markets
  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships with key suppliers.
  • A deep understanding of strategic sourcing methodologies
  • Strong analytical thinking skills, able to identify market trends and issues. Working knowledge of Microsoft. Use of SAP desirable.
  • Ability to think laterally, utilising problem-solving skills to develop new approaches.
  • Skilled negotiator adept at managing complex negotiations.
  • Effective and highly adaptable communicator with strong networking and relationship building skills.
  • Capable of maintaining a collaborative and professional approach in all stakeholder relationships.
  • Highly self-aware with a strong commitment to self-development

To register your interest in this Procurement Manager - Ingredients role, or any other opportunities please forward your full CV to info@gpa-procurement.com, stating your location and current salary details or contact us on 01423 520080 for a confidential conversation.

GPA Procurement (UK) Limited (GPA) acts as an employment business and an employment agency. GPA is committed to equal opportunity and diversity.

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