Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Procurement Category Manager, Ingredients, London

Location: South East and London

County / State: London

Job type: Permanent

Category: Purchasing

Reference: HLJ893606

Consultant: Hannah Jackson

Start date: Asap

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per annum plus (DOE) plus benefits


A successful international food business manufacturing market leading brands. The business is growing so it's a great time to join.

Job Description

I'm looking for a Procurement Category Manager responsible for maximising profit opportunities across the ingredients category. You'll set and execute the strategy across a multi-million pound category, negotiating with suppliers to achieve optimal price, quality, delivery, product development and innovation. Stakeholder management forms a critical part of this role so you'll be responsible for agreeing category strategies and identifying opportunities for cost/service improvement.

Candidates will be experienced in procurement professionals with a strong track record of success within the food industry. Direct goods experience is essential, ideally across the commodity ingredients category. Candidates will need excellent communication and negotiation skills, with a strong analytical background. It's an incredibly fast-paced environment so candidates will need strong attention to detail and the ability to work with ambiguity and remain flexible. In return you'll receive a highly attractive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work for a fast-moving, hugely successful business.

My client is a leading multi-site food business manufacturing market leading products on a global basis. It is at the forefront of all the categories it supplies into and are well-known for consistently delivering high levels of performance. A privately owned business it has strong growth plans and has invested heavily in its brands over the last few years.

To apply please send your details through to me today.

REF. HLJ893606 By Focus Management

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