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Procurement Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Food & Drink, Grocery, Manufacturing, Non-Grocery, Pharmaceutical & Biotech, Retail
Salary£50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Benefitspension, 25% bonus
LocationsAnglia, Cambridgeshire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs, Supply Chain Jobs
Date Posted14 November 2018

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My FMCG client based East of Cambridgeshire, are looking for a Procurement Manager to lead and develop a purchasing team of 5.

You will develop and execute industry leading purchasing strategies with particular focus on sourcing cost effective ingredients, goods and services to achieve overall profit targets, alongside performing strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend (total c. £25million).

Client Details

My FMCG client specialises in supplying a range of ingredients in to the food industry, some of these go through a manufacturing process on site whilst other are distributed as finished goods.

They thrive on innovation and bring the latest ingredients to market to drive trends; this has resulted in huge growth and a high ranking in The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200.


As Procurement Manager within this market-leading FMCG organisation, you will have the following responsibilities:
  • Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand and forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers


You will have proven working experience as a Procurement Manager with strong communication and leadership capabilities. You will ideally have familiarity with ingredients sourcing from; EU, USA & ASIA and an interest in market dynamics along with business sense.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, with strong MS Excel skills would be advantageous, alongside CIPS or IoSCM.

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be offered c. £50,000 - £55,000 plus package.

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Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
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