Are you an experienced Sourcing or Procurement professional with excellent negotiation skills driven to succeed within a FTSE 100 organisation?
Here at Foodbuy we are currently on the lookout for a Strategic Sourcing Manager to drive the non-food programmes for our Compass and Foodbuy Clients. You will build effective sourcing strategies and supplier agreements to maximise the value of every pound spent.
Foodbuy are a premier food and beverage procurement company who provide innovative and unique procurement solutions to operations across the UK and Europe. Developing your career within Foodbuy means that you aren’t just taking another job; it’s an opening to an exciting and rewarding career. It’s your chance to join an organisation that places its people, their development and their success at the forefront of what we do, at a an exciting time when we are commencing our journey to become the number one third party procurement company in the UK.
As a Strategic Sourcing Manager here at Foodbuy you will build and develop strategic sourcing strategies and build supplier agreements that enable us to optimise our buying power and deliver value to our clients. As the successful candidate, you will confidently engage with internal and external stakeholders and suppliers to execute the best sourcing procurement process. In addition, you will build and lead negotiations and supplier contracting and with the support of the Strategic Sourcing Buyer - you will build insight for negotiations and market knowledge and conducting industry analysis to support business stakeholders with commercial understanding of the market place within a highly progressive and fast paced environment.
As a highly commercial and results driven individual with a passion for purchasing, you will be an experienced procurement professional who is able to demonstrate commercial acumen through competitive negotiations and strong influencing skills. With previous experience of working within a strategic sourcing role you will have experience of identifying and recommending sourcing opportunities that will advantage Foodbuy in the market place. You will have demonstrable leadership qualities with the ability to inspire, influence, engage and all levels. Proven experience of supplier and client management is key. You will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) and ideally you will hold a relevant CIPS qualification.
Competitive Salary & Package plus Bonus and benefits