Purchasing Manager (Food)

Guildford Permanent £52,000 - £55,000 per year
  • A new procurement opportunity in a fast paced food service business.
  • You must have a track record in the procurement of ingredients or food.

About Our Client

Our client is a well established and growing, contract catering business. They have clients within a range of sectors including sports, education, government and business services.

They have a great team culture and a wealth of experienced procurement to learn from. They offer a flexible working culture and a large amount of autonomy to each person.

Job Description

  • Lead the procurement of various food and beverage categories, circa £20m spend
  • Working cross-functionally with internal stakeholders such as NPD, Marketing and Finance.
  • Develop long term relationships with suppliers and negotiate contracts.
  • Understand the latest food trends and changes in the market.
  • Present to senior members of staff and represent the procurement function at events.

The Successful Applicant

  • 6 + years of procurement experience within food, ingredients or beverages.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience managing / owning a category.
  • A passion for the food industry.
  • The ability to adapt and work with different stakeholders.

What's on Offer

  • Up to £55,000 plus benefits and package
  • Flexible working, 2-3 days pw in the office
  • Office in Surrey / Hampshire
Jordan Collins
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Phone number
+44 207 269 2445

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
Contract type
Consultant name
Jordan Collins
Consultant phone
+44 207 269 2445
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