Senior Décor and Equipment Purchasing Manager

Recruiter
European Independent Purchasing Company Limited
Location
High Wycombe, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1237856693
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Décor and Equipment Purchasing Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for a proactive, team spirited individual to join IPC Europe as a Senior Purchasing Manager in our Equipment and Décor team. To focus on driving value and performance from new and existing suppliers, with constant attention to Franchisee profitability, capital expenditure for Franchise Owners and the strategic goals of IPC Europe. This role would suit someone who has previous experience of managing a team, negotiation, attention to detail and accuracy, has a willingness to take ownership for individual work activity and manage the team's Purchasing activities. You will have a keen focus on driving value and performance from new and existing suppliers, with constant attention to Franchisee profitability, capital expenditure for Franchise Owners and the strategic goals of IPC Europe.

Tasks at a glance
  • Be responsible for managing a defined category or categories in line with IPC Europe category management principles
  • Work with nominated Equipment and Décor suppliers and IPC team members to manage performance and reduce total cost of ownership, maintaining a focus on delivering cost savings whilst maintaining product quality
  • Manage the delivery and performance of the Equipment Managers, ensuring accountabilities and responsibilities are clear across the team, and that the team are motivated and delivering against targets
  • Work closely with Global and Regional stakeholders (i.e. Brand, IPCE Board Members, Business Development Agents, Franchise Owners) to discuss, review and represent the work of the Equipment and Décor team
  • Build and maintain a TCO model for Franchisees in Europe and use this to conduct regular opportunity analyses across the Equipment and Décor category, ensuring all category strategies continue to align with business needs
  • Represent IPC Europe globally ensuring European needs are defined, communicated and meet with global suppliers
  • Develop stakeholder engagement by communicating details of commercial agreements clearly and effectively with Franchise Owners, where appropriate selling the benefits and encouraging take-up

About us

IPC Europe Limited is a non-profit making organisation. We are owned by Franchisees of world's largest and fastest growing submarine sandwich franchise. Today we manage contracts as well as the purchasing and supply of specified and approved food, packaging, equipment and business solutions. We also provide a range of services and technology solutions.

IPC Europe is a collaborative, friendly and high performing organisation where initiative is encouraged and appreciated together with a 'can do' attitude.

Location

We are based in High Wycombe, with superb public transport links, walking distance to the Bus and Train Stations, we also provide onsite parking for staff.

What we offer in return
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Fun, friendly open working environment
  • Excellent training and development programme
  • Opportunities for career development

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