Reference: 5882

Job Title: Procurement Manager – Operational Support

Sector: Food Manufacturing

Location: UK wide (home based with extensive UK travel)

Package: £40-50K + Benefits

Our client, one of Britain’s biggest food companies creating the food our nation loves most for modern life and with many of its leading brands in around 94% of UK households, as well as across multiple international markets has an urgent requirement for a Procurement Manager – Operational Support (Capital, MRO & FM).

A new opportunity has arisen within our client’s Operational Support procurement category for a highly strategic individual and experienced Capital, MRO & FM Procurement Manager, to provide day to day management of these categories, and support key stakeholder and Head of Category requirements.

The role of Procurement Manager – Operational Support is a dynamic, varied role covering operational procurement, contract, risk management and day to day activities. This role will be the go-to person for resolving all operational issues across these categories.

As Procurement Manager – Operational Support, you will be accountable and responsible for:

  • Providing procurement support to Operations for the Capital, MRO (Parts & Services) and FM categories.
  • Supporting Head of Category in day to day activities
  • Tendering & contracting
  • Negotiation
  • Risk Management – identifying, mitigating & monitoring risk
  • Developing and implementing sustainable sourcing strategies that support business objectives
  • Identifying, negotiating and implementing collaborative relationships with key suppliers where appropriate.
  • Managing Supplier Relationships – Performance Management

To be successful in this Procurement Manager – Operational Support role, you will require the following knowledge, qualifications and experience:

  • Experienced Procurement Manager with proven Capital, MRO (Parts & Services) & Facilities Management (FM) experience
  • Procurement competency – in depth knowledge & experience of tendering & contracting; negotiation; performance management; strategic sourcing; risk management & Supplier relationship management
  • Proven track record of delivery
  • Self-starter & able to work on own initiative
  • CIPS desirable

To register your interest in this Procurement Manager – Ingredients role, or any other opportunities please forward your full CV to info@gpa-procurement.com, stating your location and current salary details or contact us on 01423 520080 for a confidential conversation.

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