Purchasing Manager

Recruiter
Core Talent Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Salary
£55000 - £60000/annum Attractive Bonus scheme
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PURCHASING MANAGER- GLOBAL FMCG

£55,000- £60,000+ BONUS+ Benefits

Fantastic NEW ROLE! I have an exciting new role working for my client, an industry leading, Global Services provider, who are looking for a Purchasing Manager to join their growing team!

THE ROLE

Supporting the Procurement Director and creating a collaborative environment with colleagues and customers, you will look to demonstrate expertise and understanding of the products, in order to improve category rationalisation, drive sales, challenge specifications, improve marketing of ranges and provide solutions and innovation for our customers.

* Work closely with the Head of Procurement to agree buying strategy for the Categories in their control, to help drive attainment of shared cross-functional targets and to ensure agreed policy is implemented.

* Deliver category sales and profit growth against agreed targets.

* Accountable for working capital relating to categories, including inventory investment, stock on water and creditor days.

* Develop and deliver category specific business plans

* Deliver new product development and innovation as tasked within category business plan.

THE PERSON

The Purchasing Manager role is ideally suited to suited to an individual who has worked in a strategically focused procurement role. On top of having strong communication and negotiation skills, and a strategic procurement understanding, key experiences will include;

* 5 years+ strategic procurement experience

* Ideally industry backgrounds include Retail/ FMCG, but other backgrounds can still be considered

* Possess significant analytical problem solving ability.

* Strong Negotiation skills

* Team management experience is useful, but not essential

* degree/ CIPS preferred

THE COMPANY

This company have a market leading reputation with a customer base on a global scale. They have ambitious plans to grow and are investing heavily in training and developing their staff. The ideal Purchasing manager will need to be hungry for success and looking to develop themselves as the company continues to grow. There are genuine opportunities for progression within the business and as such, this is an ideal time to join a thriving business that has a very healthy order book for a number of years to come! If you feel you are suitable for this exciting role then please apply now