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Procurement Manager - Indirects - FMCG - East Midlands

£50,000 - £55,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits

East Midlands

REF: HLJ895509

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A great opportunity to use your strong stakeholder management and indirect services experience in a leading multi site fmcg environment.

If you’re a strategic sourcing procurement professional with strong experience spanning indirect spend this is a great opportunity. My client is a market leading fmcg business supplying into all of the major retailers and manufacturers both in the UK and Internationally. They’ve experienced significant top line and profit growth over the last few years and have a well respected procurement team in place so it’s a great opportunity to join this progressive, exciting organisation.

I’m looking for an strategic procurement professional to manage the spend across indirect service. Managing the UK spend across 6 sites you will be responsible for all areas of indirect spend, spanning HR, Travel, Fleet, Utilities right through to CAP Ex and Maintenance spend. Key responsibilities include:

Define, execute and implement sourcing strategies for indirect spend across the group, delivering best value in terms of quality, price, cost, service, innovation and support.

Work with other sites to assist in the preparation of tenders and implementation of plans for their categories

Work with varying stakeholders overcoming any quality service or other issues and ensuring no interruptions in day to day business.

Prepare annual budgets for all categories.

Continually seek commercial advantage throughout the company and help other budget holders achieve their targets.

Candidates will be educated to degree level and have substantial indirect procurement experience within a multi-site, fmcg business. A real influencer, you need evidence of exposure to categories across all areas of corporate spend with a strong track record of results. Your stakeholder management skills will be your key strength with the ability to work across multiple categories in a complex, fast paced business. A true category management approach to procurement is essential. Food industry experience would be a real advantage.

To apply please send your CV through to me today.

Ref HLJ895509

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