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Buying Manager / Procurement Manage

Employer
The Sterling Choice
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Buying Manager

Peterborough

Circa 60k + Car allowance and benefits

Should you see opportunity in every call, email, conversation and can create enjoy the creation of relationships and partnerships then this may just be the right thing for you.

You'd be joining to lead an already strong team of buying professionals and a key mindset here is personal development & growth for yourself by levelling up your team. This also gives you a number of step up opportunities to deputise for your manager!!

On a day to day basis you'll be running all buying activity, looking over the existing agreements, sourcing new products building great relationships with vendors as you go!

This is fast paced business with may seasonal trends from the end users / retail market, you'll be pivotal in working with category & commercial teams in defining a the procurement strategy.

Financial controls, measures & administration will be part of your remit. GSCOP records, price confirmation, processing of claims. Liaising with Administrators to ensure, weekly and month end processes are completed in a timely accurate manner, to ensure finance reports accurately reflect category position.

This is a company where people work brilliantly together to collectively produce results. You'll be working with other department heads & excellent communication is prevalent day to day in the fast-paced environment.

The Right Candidate:

You'll be a seasoned Procurement/Buying Management professional who can manage large budgets, teams and wide variety of suppliers.

FMCG/Fresh Produce background is ideal due to the speed of the business and short shelf-life nature of the products however a strong materials background in other forms of manufacturing is also highly prized here.

The key thing is showing a clear ability to understand business, you'll enjoy commercial strategy and see how your input makes a difference!

Key skills required:

Procurement Management experience in Food/FMCG/Manufacturing industries
Excellent relationship builder, expertly manages suppliers
High levels of commercial/business acumen
Solutions driven
Leadership & Management qualities -engages, inspires!
Why should I join?

As we said earlier, you should be good at spotting opportunities and at this stage of the company's history you can capitalise and really make a difference.

The company offer a friendly, collaborative working environment with scope to develop yourself and others around you.

You'll be spending time with a number of your peers and superiors giving you airtime to learn, develop and grow!

Other benefits

Car allowance
Matched Pension contribution upto 7.5%
Private health
DIS
Great bonus scheme - paid out year or year for aslong as anyone remembers
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