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Head of Procurement

Veritas Partners
Competitive basic + excellent benefits
Closing date
14 Feb 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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A newly created position to support our Procurement Strategy, Overall responsibility for the creation and execution of the direct and indirect procurement strategy across all areas of the business to drive maximum profitability and high standards of customer service.

Can you:

  • Work collaboratively with the CFO, Manufacturing Director and Sales and Marketing leads to develop and implement the direct and indirect procurement strategy to ensure that the Company delivers the supply and sales plan on time and on budget in line with the Company’s production and service KPIs
  • Prepare and agree the annual Budget and 3-year growth plan

Are You:

  • A leader who can inspire a diverse team in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to identify areas of change, recommend future actions and manage implementation.
  • Authority and flexibility in co-ordinating and influencing activities across a complex organisation with diverse agendas.

Do you:

  • Have strong expertise as a procurement generalist, ideally with experience in both strategic and doing positions.
  • Have experience of working with food and manufacturing sites.
  • The ideal candidate will have an understanding of technical buying across areas such as ingredients, materials, manufacturing and equipment, but also experience across indirect services spend.
  • A flair for building good relationships with internal stakeholders and suppliers alike.
  • Highly adept in senior stakeholder engagement, with experience influencing c-site stakeholders to drive new procurement process.

The Company is at the forefront of Food Manufacturing with a state of the Art Production Operation. They are in a major growth period both within the UK and Europe. If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date cv in word format quoting ref number 252/MVG

Not right for you?  We’d still like to speak with you about other opportunities, so please do send an up to date copy of your CV in word format and we will call you. 

Please be aware that all third-party and direct applications will be forwarded to our Outsourced Recruitment Partner, Veritas Partnership Limited and no fees will be payable.

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Veritas is a specialist recruitment consultancy with an impressive client base across the FMCG, Consumer and Corporate sectors. Experts in Sales, Account Management, Marketing, Category Management and Brand Marketing our philosophy at Veritas is to provide open, honest and comprehensive solutions to candidates and clients alike.

Operating on a national basis and with over 50 years experience across the management team we completely understand the current market and are perfectly positioned to advise on your recruitment needs, no matter how specific they may be. From Executive Search to Managed Advertising and contingency services, Veritas provide a first class career management service that is proven to deliver on expectations with both fluidity and professionalism.

Find Us
0118 903 4914
Seddon House
Gas Lane
RG10 9LX
United Kingdom
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