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Head of Procurement

Our client is an established food manufacturer with an impressive customer portfolio. They have recently gone through significant business change to enable further growth. As part of the 3-5 year vision procurement and supply chain play a critical role to ensure the business can deliver on the objects and is seen as a business critical, and strategic function.


As the Head Of Procurement you will:

  • Evaluate the recent change, team, suppliers, and customer expectation to develop a strategy that is fit for purpose, and delivers across all objectives
  • Support the team to develop skills and create a succession plan
  • Build supplier relationships into long term strategic partnerships, whilst right sizing the supply base for growth
  • Build in risk strategies covering currency fluctuations, capacity, and political factors
  • Drive quality, cost, and delivery metrics
  • Support the senior leadership to help shape the direction of the business
  • Build strong relationships with all stakeholders to support an aggressive NPD program
  • Support efficiencies in all areas of the business (to include production, materials management, and finance)


The ideal candidate will:

  • Already be operating as a senior purchasing manager or Head of Procurement level
  • Be able to demonstrate supporting a growing business through the development of the supply base
  • Have a proven track record across ingredients, packaging, and indirect spend. A specific knowledge in proteins will be critical to the success of the role
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply both a transaction and strategic approach where needed
  • Be comfortable in an ever changing, dynamic business

Job Offer

circa £80,000 + car + package

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Job Type
Salary and benefits
car + package
£75000 to £85000 Per Annum
Career Level
Senior Manager (Division / Cou
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