Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Strategic Sourcing Managers, Hertfordshire

County / State: Hertfordshire

Category: Purchasing

Reference: HLJ894279

Consultant: Hannah Jackson

Start date: Asap

Salary: Competitive Plus Excellent Packages


Excellent opportunities for strategic sourcing professionals looking for challenging and varied opportunities within food product sourcing.

Job Description

I'm looking for true strategic sourcing experts who have excellent project and stakeholder management skills gained from either a manufacturing, consultancy or graduate programme. This is the opportunity to join a leading branded food business at an exciting time of change and growth. Joining a newly formed strategic sourcing team you will come on board and support food categories in building and implement category sourcing plans in line with the businesses broader sourcing strategy with the aim of reducing and managing supply, brand and price risk.

Working closely with the food buying team you'll develop and implement best practice sourcing strategies, identifying and managing product risk across Brand, Supply and Price. Other key areas of responsibility include:

  • You will need to have experience in supplier selection and categorisation.

  • The running of RFIs and RFQs will be essential

  • Understanding suppliers and how they process optimising end to end supply chains.

  • Negotiating with suppliers and improving trading positions

You will currently be working in an environment operating best in class procurement and you will have excellent commodities and ingredients procurement experience. You will have a real understanding of the end to end supply chain and very strong stakeholder and project management skills. Your procurement experience will have been gained in either a consultancy or food manufacturing environment and over time will have developed first class influencing and negotiation skills.

These are great opportunities to work for a global market leader offering a working environment that offers flexibility, development opportunities and the chance to be part of an exciting new team.

To apply please send your details through to me today.

REF. HLJ894279 By Focus Management

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