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Procurement Manager - Ingredients

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, Grocery, Manufacturing, Retail
Salary£50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Town/CityWest End
LocationsGreater London, London
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted30 January 2018

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This is a great opportunity in a leading FMCG business based in central London. The role requires someone with a strong buying background within commodities, alongside and analytical approach to problem solving and ideally French or German language skills.

Client Details

One of the UK’s leading Blue Chip FMCG businesses and owns some Europe’s leading food products that you will recognise on the shelves of every supermarket. They are based in central London and has a team of high performing procurement individuals. They work in an environment where passion thrives, this business encourages autonomous working and those that are willing to work hard, always prosper.

  • Strategically deliver the whole end to end procurement function across a vital commodity (Nuts & Seeds, Fruit & Vegetables, Fillings and Flavours.…ect) – Circa £45m spend
  • Work closely with suppliers, negotiate on major contracts, as well as having strong inter personal skills that can be carried into your day to day work with stakeholders.
  • Work alongside the Commodity Price Risk Team to judge the best strategy when sourcing commodities.
  • Help develop key commodities strategies for those commodities that are hedged and traded.
  • Develop the strategy & long range income growth plan for all categories. - Using continuous improvement tools and processes to effectively drive sustainable business growth opportunities and maximise the overall commercial value from through the category development process.

  • Responsible for day to day supplier relationships are maximised through conducting business reviews in line with supplier positioning and responsible for owning overall relationship.

  • An FMCG Procurement background
  • Experience buying soft commodities and ingredients
  • An analytical brain to solve problems
  • International Sourcing Experience
  • Experience working in consultancy would be helpful
  • Ability to build strong relationships
  • Fun & adaptable personality
  • Degree Educated

Job Offer

Depending on experience;
  • £50,000 to £65,000 salary
  • Central London location
  • 10% Bonus
  • Pension & Other Benefits

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Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
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