Senior Procurement/Purchasing Manager – Food & Drink - Buckinghamshire but flexible with home working

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Buckinghamshire but flexible with home working
  • Job Type: Purchasing/Procurement
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: Excellent + benefits
  • Date Posted: 16/03/2021
  • Expiry Date: 16/04/2021

Senior Procurement/Purchasing Manager – Food & Drink


Posted by: Silven

Job Title: Senior Procurement/Purchasing Manager

Location: Buckinghamshire but flexible with home working

Salary: Excellent + benefits


The Client:


  • My client is an award winning business with a well-known worldwide brand.
  • They are highly committed to employee development and continued growth.
  • They have a culture of active recognition and focus on on-going career potential for all employees.


The Candidate:


  • We’re looking for a graduate calibre Procurement Manager, preferably MCIPS qualified and being from a Food/Drink/Ingredients/Foodservice or Food retail background is essential.
  • You’ll have a strong track record as a Procurement Manager, managing a multi-million pound spend along with superb commercial awareness.
  • You must be driven and ambitious as there are fantastic global career opportunities available for successful individuals.
  • Being internationally mobile would be highly beneficial.
  • You’ll have a passion for what you do and always deliver to the very highest standards. You work with openness, honesty, and integrity.
  • You need a demonstrated track record of strong negotiating performance and high level analytical problem solving business skills.
  • Knowledge of other European languages would be a distinct advantage.


The Role:


  • You will report to the Head of Supply Chain and as a key member of the team you will strive to deliver the business’s growth strategy and the goals in support of the development of world class performance and facilities.
  • As Senior Procurement Manager you will implement purchasing strategies to achieve continuous improvement and competitive advantage across all suppliers.
  • Additional engagement with European partners and supply chain leads to focus on regional/local spend items leveraging cost improvement and efficiency savings for European partners including supply to the UK.
  • You will continually investigate and recommend new and comparable materials, techniques, etc. that may increase the Company’s systems profitability, productivity and effectiveness.
  • Keeping abreast of market trends and commodity information is an essential part of this role.
  • You will work and liaise closely with Marketing/Finance and Commercial teams to prioritise needs and ensure full operational understanding.


To apply for this exciting opportunity with this leading business, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref EH/SPMB to Emma Hanson or call Emma on 07792 465955 for a confidential discussion.