Procurement Manager

Handley James Consulting
St. Helens, UK
12 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We have been retained by an FMCG business based in the North West to source a Procurement Manager to improve their current procurement strategy. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who really wants to develop their career to the next level with a well-established and growing Food business.

You will be responsible for championing the Procurement function.

Reporting to the Head of Supply Chain, you will take responsibility for:

·Managing supplier performance for products and services

·Negotiating rates and terms

·Establishing contingency plans for supply when required

·Implementing and sustaining a range of supplier KPIs

·Working cross functionally with Supply Chain and Operations to improve processes

·Improvement projects relating to the procurement strategy

Currently in a Procurement role, you will be experienced in working in a fast paced, FMCG/Food business. You will be proven in setting up supplier management processes from grass roots as well as establishing supplier contracts. This role is interfacing with some major international brands so it is vital that you are professional, credible and proven. Ideally you will be CIPS qualified and will be a proven, tactical negotiator.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join an established, secure and growing FMCG business in order to progress their career. This role offers immediate challenge as well as the opportunity to be involved, and lead, group wide projects. Offering an attractive starting salary of between £45,000 and £50,000 alongside an excellent benefits package which includes a car allowance and an attractive bonus.

Handley James Consulting was launched by its founders to provide clients with a quality recruitment service on a committed basis.

HJC apply unique Search and Selection techniques to all of your recruitment requirements. We understand that irrelevant of discipline or level; your next career move is vitally important, and we treat everyone equally.

Our key differentiators are that the founders of Handley James are extremely down to earth and honest in their approach and they don't apply pressure tactics to either candidates or clients. We respect your need for time when making decisions.

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