Procurement Manager - Food & Beverages
Are you an experienced Procurement Manager?
Do you enjoy leading strategic change projects?
Do you have experience of working within the Food and Beverages Industry?
If you answered yes to the above questions, a leading procurement business wants to hear from you?
Based in Milton Keynes they have helped some of the UK's biggest and most prestigious names and brands in the Food industry to optimise and improve their procurement performance. They have ambitious plans to significantly grow the business over the next 5 years.
They are currently looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to lead a number of procurement and supply chain projects for their clients. This opportunity is a permanent role and has headroom to develop further within the business.
What will the role require you to do?
*Take accountability for client projects, ensuring the scope, deliverables, project plan and risks are managed to ensure timely delivery of work;
*Work with the client stakeholders (typically up to C-level) to ensure agreed business (procurement) requirements and objectives are met;
* Lead the project team consisting of buyers and analysts to support the delivery of projects
* Ensure strong communication both internally and externally with the client and Suppliers
* Develop and coach members of the buying team
You will need to have the following essential experience and skills:
*Experience in senior procurement and category management roles within the food industry;
*Previous experience of excellent stakeholder management at a senior level up to CEO;
*Demonstrates a good understanding of complex supply chain models ideally within the foodservice industry;
*Experience of managing and leading projects and project teams through to completion;
*Excellent level of IT competence including Microsoft Windows Software such as Excel;
*High level of numeracy and an analytical approach;
*Strong financial and commercial acumen and attention to detail;
*Ability to influence;
*Ability to work effectively as part of a team;
*Able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines;
*Ability to organise and prioritise workload;
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and
*Strong negotiator and the ability to communicate at all levels.
In return you will receive:
*Salary range £40k to £55k pa dependent on experience
*29 days holiday (including bank holidays which increases with service);
*Employee share options;
*Healthcare cashback scheme;
*free car parking; on site canteen; and a friendly working environment.
Please note previous applications need not apply.
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