Senior Procurement/Purchasing Manager – Food and Drink

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Edinburgh/Glasgow with travel
  • Job Type: Supply Chain/Logistics
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: Excellent + benefits
  • Date Posted: 08/11/2021
  • Expiry Date: 31/12/2021

Senior Procurement/Purchasing Manager – Food and Drink

Posted by: Silven

Job Title: Senior Procurement/Purchasing Manager

Location:  Edinburgh/Glasgow with travel

Salary: Excellent + benefits


My client is a globally recognised brand and is a key player in its sector.

With a real emphasis on people development and determined strategic growth they are now looking to recruit an ambitious and talented Senior Procurement Manager to help articulate and define the future strategy for their core categories. They truly are a company who strive to be the best in all they do and are an exciting business to work for!


The Candidate:

  • We’re looking for a graduate calibre Procurement Manager, preferably MCIPS qualified with extensive experience in direct and indirect procurement within the FMCG industry.
  • 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 career opportunities available for successful individuals.
  • 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 devising and implementing category strategy.


The Role:

  • As the Head of the Procurement 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.
  • You will continually investigate and recommend new and comparable materials, techniques, etc. that may increase the Company’s systems profitability, productivity and effectiveness.
  • Create, implement and continually improve a balanced procurement agenda looking at cost, quality, complexity and process execution across all purchased goods and services within the European categories.
  • This role is ever evolving and requires interaction with key business stakeholders and category / functional leaders.


To apply for this exciting opportunity with this leading business , please send a copy of your CV quoting ref EH/SPME to  or call  Emma on 0161 832 7463 for a confidential discussion.