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Head of UK Sourcing

Head of UK Sourcing

Salary
Competitive salary
Type
Permanent
Function
Procurement & Purchasing
Location
Bedfordshire
Reference
HLJ47570
Consultants working in this function
Salary
Competitive salary
Type
Permanent
Function
Procurement & Purchasing
Location
Bedfordshire
Reference
HLJ47570
Consultants working in this function
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Head of UK Sourcing

  • Permanent
  • Bedfordshire
  • Negotiable USD / Year

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Opportunity to join a multi-site food business at an exciting time within procurement.

My client is a leading ingredients business working closely with all areas of the food industry. They are now looking for an experienced ingredients procurement expert to join the business as Head of Sourcing for the UK business. You will manage a team of talented individuals and your overall aim will be to ensure a sustainable supply structure for the UK businesses.

You’ll be heading up the UK team managing a large spend, a complex supply base in challenging, unpredictable market conditions. Working in partnership with the senior level stakeholders in the UK and globally you’ll work collaboratively with the NPD, Technical and Commercial teams, driving procurement excellence within the UK business which will be aligned with the global business.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To lead and develop the Procurement Strategy for the UK business
  • Establish and maintain supplier partnerships with key supplier partners
  • Monitor key commodities and define strategic sourcing requirements
  • Negotiate best terms and cost prices
  • Identify, lead, and manage cost saving initiatives
  • Work with key stakeholders to aid business vision and goals
  • Develop suppliers to meet both short, medium, and long-term business requirements

You will need in-depth knowledge of the supplier markets in the commodity ingredients category ideally on a global level. You’ll have previous senior management and leadership experience and the ability to work as part of a high functioning team. In return you’ll receive a highly attractive salary, generous car allowance, bonus plus a range of other benefits.

You need to be UK based with a valid UK work permit.

Apply today or please get in touch with Hannah today.

REF. HLJ47570

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