Senior Procurement Manager

 We are seeking a passionate and innovative Procurement Specialist to bring best practice methodologies to this category.

  • Raw Materials and Ingredients - Category Management
  • Values-based and energised culture
  • Deliver best practice procurement

The company

An acknowledged and highly successful organisation, this FMCG business has a reputation for innovation, superior branding, a winning culture and the development of its people.  The business continues to experience major change and growth through a focus on new products. The international owner is rewarding this success with significant investment and the business has set themselves ambitious goals.
The opportunity

We are seeking a Senior Procurement Manager to be part of the team and to deliver category strategy and management for the raw materials and ingredient category spend. You will bring procurement best practice into your category, in order to deliver significant improvement and value to the business.
You will have demonstrated ability to:

  • Develop and execute comprehensive category strategies,
  • Deliver robust, cost effective, sustainable and ethical supplier sourcing strategies and plans,
  • Establish and maximise supplier performance management programmes,
  • Manage BCP and risk management programmes that ensure continuous supply of materials,
  • Build internal and external stakeholder and relationship management,
  • Ensure process are in place to source from suppliers following ethical standards and in a sustainable manner,
  • Lead and manage team members.

  Preferred experience:

  • Proven skills and experience in commercial procurement, combined with sound commercial acumen,
  • Comprehensive understanding of procurement lifecycle and how to develop strategies to create leverage opportunities at each stage along with negotiation and contracting skills,
  • Raw material and ingredient category management experience,
  • Exceptional relationship management and influencing abilities,
  • Demonstrated strategic and operational procurement skills.

How to apply
Please click on the link:  or contact Brigitta Warren on 021 335 341 for a confidential discussion.