Procurement Manager | Hot Beverages

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Ella Butler Talent Drive

Ella Butler

Recruitment Consultant | Retail, FMCG & Healthcare

Talent Drive are pleased to be partnering with a leading food brand in their search for a Category Manager who will manage the Hot Beverages category. Reporting into the Head of Retail, you will be accountable for managing a spend of c.£60 million. You will manage the day-to-day supplier management, ensuring the relationship is maximised, as well as developing the category strategy and driving this forward for the business.

The successful candidate will also play a pivotal role in supporting the company achieve strategic priorities around Net Zero, Social Value and beyond.

What the role involves:

Implementing category strategy for Hot Beverages and looking at continuous improvement for your categories
Managing supplier relationships
Maximising the commercial value through strategic sourcing
Providing leadership skills and development to the Category Buyer
Understanding competitors and leveraging market-driven data such to establish market leadership for the business

The person we hope to find:

Working knowledge of end-to-end supply chain within a retailer or FMCG business, with previous experience within hot beverages categories, such as tea and coffee.
Strong background in procurement, focused on strategic sourcing and or category management.
Experience in managing spend over £20m.
Strong decision maker, with good commercial acumen who is comfortable working under pressure.

Salary & Benefits:

  • £55,000-£65,000 per annum DOE
  • Hybrid working (2 days a week in the office)
  • Up to 20% bonus
  • Private healthcare
  • Pension scheme

For more information, please apply directly or email Ella@talentdrive.co.uk

Talent Drive are committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We review all applicants on equal merit and we do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.

Your Consultant

Ella Butler Talent Drive

Ella Butler

Recruitment Consultant | Retail, FMCG & Healthcare
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