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Buying Director (Food & Non-Food) - £100K

Buying Director (Food & Non-Food) - £100K

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    East Midlands, England

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    £90000 - £110000 per annum + + car allowance plus excellent benefits

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    Brad Mills

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    12 months ago

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Buying Director, Food and Non-Food Procurement

Our client a Major Global FMCG Organisation are now seeking a Buying Director Food and Beverage Procurement to join their team. Reporting into the Group Director, you will take responsibility for the Purchasing global spend across Food and Beverage Procurement

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the sourcing strategy for Food and Beverage globally
  • Design and Implement category strategies which significantly improve the commercial performance at a regional level
  • Work with acquisition teams to drive efficiencies across the overall supply chain
  • Negotiate regional agreements and secure best net prices
  • Lead, manage and develop a d team of category managers to ensure best practice throughout the procurement division
  • Set and deliver ambitious annual savings objectives to deliver the regional target achievement

Person specification

  • Ideally 1st class degree with CIPS qualification preferred
  • Strong category management experience within Food and Beverages
  • Ability in working in a multi-cultural and matrix environment
  • Proven-track records in complex contract negotiation
  • Excellent external networking capabilities and presentation skills
  • Team player with excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Strong management ability and experience of developing and training individuals

If you are interested in discussing the role in more detail, please apply below with your CV or email Brad Mills at