Procurement Manager

Job Title: Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: SR0203_1520006895
Contact Name: Sam Robinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Procurement Manager - Competitive - London - FMCG

An established FMCG company is looking for a tenacious, pragmatic and innvoative Procurement Manager for one of their offices based in London. This is an all-encompassing role managing the 360* procurement process; overlooking a specific category of products - driving the tendering & supplier selection, contracting, implementation and supplier relationship management for the allocated spend.

Key Responsibilities

  • Sourcing activity & category management for an extremely dynamic consumer goods category (worth £250m)
  • Working as part of Procurement function working on all elements of the sourcing cycle running tenders and leading contract negotiations
  • Creating category plans and strategies aligning these with pipeline to reduce cost where possible and mitigate risk
  • Work with team members, business partners and stakeholders to deliver the best outcomes in line with aims

Key Skills

  • Graduate calibre
  • CIPS qualified
  • A strong understanding of FMCG Procurement with at least 5 + years experience
  • Customer & supplier oriented
  • Confident negotiator
  • Strong business accumen
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Pragmatic
  • Innovative