Group Head of Purchasing

N/W of England
Salary up to £75k DOE, Car, Pension, Healthcare, Life Assurance
05 Dec 2018
05 Jan 2019
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

First Achieve are working with a UK based FMCG Food Manufacturing business based in the N/W of England who have a requirement to add a Group Head of Purchasing role to the senior leadership team. This is a newly created role and with the ongoing growth the business has achieved there is now a requirement to develop and implement a group purchasing strategy.

In this role you will be instrumental in the further development of the buying function, with a focus on developing key supplier relationships along with improving the current internal systems so that the purchasing function can evolve & adapt to the planned growth over the next 3 years.

This role will report directly to the Group CEO and will require some travel within the UK but this will be decided and managed as you see fit.

Ideally you will a proven senior manager in a buying/purchasing/procurement role within Food Manufacturing covering Raw Materials, 3rd Party Suppliers, Utility Suppliers and other services. You will be a qualified & proven negotiator with strong commercial acumen, excellent analytical skills, budgetary & project management experience.

To apply for this great role please can you forward your CV to us here at First Achieve , if you can also let us know when would be the best time contact you to discuss the role in further detail that would be great, we are happy to make ourselves available to speak from 8am till 8pm Monday to Friday, we look forward to hearing from you.

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