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Procurement Manager - Food

Procurement Manager - Food

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    West London, London

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    £45000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Sheila Harris

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    about 1 year ago

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Procurement Manager - Food

My client a Major Global organisation are seeking to recruit an experienced purchasing individual with strong experience in the purchase of Food and Indirects. You will take responsibility for a global spend and be involved in building strong relationships with both stakeholders and suppliers

The Role:

  • Regular review of supplier performance and strategy, negotiating prices and gaining cost savings
  • Identifying potential suppliers, visiting and meeting existing suppliers, building and maintaining relationships with them.
  • Negotiating and agreeing contracts and monitoring their progress.
  • Forecasting cost trends and their impact on activity. Acting on these trends.
  • To engage and utilise key technical experts within the business to ensure product quality, consistency and safety.
  • Sourcing wide range of products including Food, Indirects and some Catering Services

Work Experience:

  • Experience of Buying Food and Catering Services preferred
  • Experience gained within Food, Food Service, Wholesale or Retail Grocery background preferred
  • Experienced negotiator with excellent communication skills
  • Understanding of relevant strategic sourcing and demand levers and cross-functional approaches and ability to adapt levers to cope with specific challenges
  • Experienced in complex stakeholder management
  • Experience of working with suppliers and managing supplier contracts

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