Procurement Category Lead – Food – Global QSR Major – £65-80,000 + Benefits Package London – Greenfield Procurement Transformation Project

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Esteemed FMCG major seeks a high-achieving direct procurement expert to enter a leadership position in their rapidly growing procurement team. Managing a critical spend area for the organisation within a brownfield procurement function, the successful individual will be tasked with unifying a stakeholder base to deliver long-term benefits whilst being the driving force for procurement.

This is an ideal opportunity for an individual looking to utilise their Directs FMCG procurement expertise within a growing and transforming procurement function in a highly esteemed organisation

As Packaging & Food Category Lead you will: –

  • Using your Food & Packaging subject matter expertise to execute seamless and integrated strategic sourcing processes within QSR spend categories
  • Autonomy throughout the cradle to grave procurement and deal-making process for large-scale and high sub-categories
  • Work closely with stakeholders across NPD, Marketing & Finance to provide cross-functional alignment
  • Using your Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) skills to manage marke suppliers / vendors
  • Seeking out opportunities to drive creativity and innovation within each Sourcing project
  • Establishing and cultivating key stakeholder relationships to ensure necessary buy in and support for strategic sourcing and category management processes / projects

Required procurement experience, skills & experience: –

  • Significant purchasing, procurement, strategic sourcing & category management experience
  • QSR Industry experience required
  • Experience in sourcing for Beef, Sodas and Poultry Ideal
  • Strong Food and/or packaging experience required
  • Excellent stakeholder influencing and relationship management skills
  • Degree, MCIPS and Prince 2 qualifications preferred but not essential

If you are interested in finding out more then please apply through this website or send an updated copy of your CV to

Packaging: QSR, Food, FCMG, Category Manager, Procurement, Leadership, Beef, Chicken, Raw Materials, Greenfield, London


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