United Kingdom | change country 

Supply Chain Jobs: A supply chain recruitment resource and the UK's best supply chain career opportunities

Headline Job
Lead Commercial Adviser/Commercial Adviser and Lea...
London

Featured Jobs
Procurement Manager
Oxfordshire

Senior Category Manager - IT
Surrey

Travel and Logistics Manager - Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester
Procurement Strategy and Policy Advisor
London

Procurement Specialist
Leeds

Head of European Business Development (logistics)
Europe

Featured Recruiters

Head of Purchasing

Job Title

Head of Purchasing

Reference13831447001_954610
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorGrocery, Retail
Salary£70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Town/CityWest End
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted02 October 2017

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now





This is a fantastic opportunity to manage and drive a brand new procurement function in one of the leading UK casual dinning businesses. With a fantastic Central London location, they are looking to hire a dynamic, enthusiastic and intelligent individual with a strong purchasing background within the food retail or restaurant industry.





Client Details

Based in London, my client currently has over 65 locations across London and has 2017 plans to grow by across the UK and begin opening stores within Germany and France. - The office has grown from a modest number of 4 people eight years ago, to a vibrant 65 people in the heart of Central London. Their healthy take on food on the go has allowed them to break into the competitive food offered here in the UK. Their great team atmosphere, along with fantastic staff members, has allowed them to take a large proportion of the 'casual fast dining' market share and this continues to grow year by year.





Description

Purchasing
  • Categories include; Meat, Fish, Produce, Rice - all of which are sourced directly from growers & farmers.
  • Addressing all daily supply chain issues as they arise & communicating to affected restaurants so that local restaurant managers can focus on running great restaurants.
  • Significant cost savings, but maintaining the highest quality.
  • Preparing bid packages and evaluating vendor quotes and services.

Supplier Relationship Management
  • Managing new supplier requests and offering suggestions on most desirable suppliers.
  • Owning and maintaining all inventory management system information, including, but not limited to, requests for supplier information updates, supplier price approvals/extensions, and new supplier and item set-ups.
  • Working with existing suppliers to respond to restaurant inquiries/issues, and ensure any supply changes are communicated to relevant groups.
  • Working with suppliers and distribution centres to quickly address and prevent food quality issues



Profile

The ideal candidate for the Head of Purchasing role will:
  • Have a real passion for food and be interested food trends on the market.
  • Be self driven and have the ability to work autonomous.
  • Be a responsible, directed, dependable, self-starter with a can-do attitude, boundless energy, and a thirst for constant improvement.
  • Be comfortable preparing reports and presenting and new initiatives to company leaders.
  • Have the ability to execute projects independently and effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Have strong analytical skills and be able to collect and clearly analyse data and report research results.
  • Thrive in a fast-moving environment.
  • Strong Team work - Evidence of an ability to work cross-functionally with colleagues from different disciplines and backgrounds.
  • Have purchasing experience with FMCG / Food Services / Restaurant Retail



Job Offer

between £70,000 to £75,000 salary

- Bonus and Pension

- Fantastic new central London Office

- Inclusive and forward thinking culture

- Non corporate atmosphere

- Discounted lunches

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Tel: N/A
Recruiter Profile
View all jobs
http://www.supplychainrecruit.com
Headline Job
Travel and Logistics Manager - Manchester Metropol...
Manchester

Candidate Login

Candidate Registration
Apply for Jobs and / or opt into our Candidate database

Daily Job Alerts
New Jobs direct to your inbox

  Job of the Week  
Travel and Logistics Manager - Manchester Metropol...
Manchester

Latest Jobs
Interim Sourcing Manager
Greater Manchester

Warehouse Team Leader
West Yorkshire

Freight Supervisor
West Yorkshire

Groupage Operator
West Yorkshire

 
Home  |  Search Jobs  |  Find Leading Procurement & Supply Chain Recruiters  |  Blog  |  Client List  |  Contact  |  About Us   |  Jobs
Supply Chain Sitemap  |   Sitemap  |   Privacy Statement  |   Facebook  |   Twitter