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Purchasing Manager FOOD – Distribution and Hospitality

Location: WEST LONDON, LONDON Salary: 40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Per Annum, inc benefits
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 8
Posted: 29 days ago Reference: 3253679
About the Employer

An award winning and highly prestigious distributor within the hospitality sector.

About the Role


• Liaise with Operational management to obtain information on their business needs including specifications and services required.
• Conduct research on suppliers as appropriate to the product categories.
• Conduct all purchasing related meetings with Suppliers and audit them for appropriate accreditation
• Manage tender process where applicable.
• Evaluate and renew contracts where applicable.
• Measure & Monitor supplier performance with regard to service and quality, conducting regular supplier reviews where required.
• Proactively manage pricing to control inflation, creating alternative solutions where required.
• Maintain procurement related systems and electronic catalogues
• Maintain all documentation and administration relating to this procurement.
• Maintain statistical data on suppliers and exploit systems data available for supplier evaluation.

Requirement

This role will be expected to operate with initiative and limited supervision, and have the ability to balance different priorities. The successful candidate will be required to gain the trust and confidence of a variety of different stakeholders.

• Excellent oral and written communication
• Analytical thinker
• Team worker
• Independent thinker, proactive
• Ability to build relationships at all levels
• Strong influencing skills
• Resourceful
• Can Do attitude
• Ability to think on feet and be flexible.

Required Experience, Training and Qualifications

• CIPS qualification – sponsorship provided if required.
• Educated to degree level
• Minimum 2 years previous experience in Procurement environment.
• Experience in hospitality or logistics advantageous
• Negotiation skills
• Good IT skills

Salary Permanent salary ranging from £35000-£45000 + Car 

ARE YOU THE ONE WE ARE LOOKING FOR? COULD THIS BE THE NEXT STEP IN YOUR CAREER? IF SO PLEASE GET IN TOUCH - Chris.hunt@reedglobal.com , https://uk.linkedin.com/in/chris-hunt-03b24022



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