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  • Job Reference:968101HA_1646239677

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Agriculture/Food

  • Contact Name: Halim Ahmad

  • Job Location: London

  • Job Title: Procurement Category Lead

  • Job Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

Procurement Category Lead to join a renounced food delivery service who have grown tremendously over the years are in the search to recruit a procurement Category Lead where you will be responsible for building and developing strong relationships with suppliers and stakeholders whilst providing support to the Procurement Team.

Roles and responsibilities:

* Taking full ownership on designated category within an agreed spend threshold
* Develop a strategic category plan for a given product area
* Ensure we have the latest insight into product quality and availability, allowing us to plan ahead
* Monitor supplier performance and drive change to ensure we hit our target
* Resolving any procurement queries and resolving supplier issues
* Negotiating pricing and cost savings
* Managing contract renewals

Experience required:

* 8 years’ experience in a similar role, ideally within an FMCG environment
* Category management, experience
* Influencing, negotiation skills essential
* Exposure to Category spend within – Meat & Protein
* Experience in sourcing chilled proteins, frozen or fresh ingredients
* Delivered commercial results with outstanding quality
* Launched successful new ranges
* A passion for interesting challenges and a desire to imagine and deliver a better way

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