Group Buyer: CAPEX & Direct Spend

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Group Buyer: CAPEX & Direct Spend

  • Location:

    Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Consumer Goods

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000

  • Job ref:

    TM1586

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-08-20

Alexander Steele Recruitment has partnered with a leading FMCG business that is looking for a seasoned Procurement professional to manage their Direct Spend & CAPEX categories globally. Key responsibilities: • Lead supplier management, contract management, tendering, commercial negotiation for all major direct spend and CAPEX. • Identify data trends and patterns which will support annual negotiations and long-term strategy • Work with stakeholders to identify opportunities to leverage scale and synergy through Group activity • Gather and analyse spend and consumption data across CAPEX, Direct Spend and associated categories across the Group • Lead commercial relationships with major suppliers Candidate requirements: • A degree in Procurement, Supply Chain, Chemistry, Engineering, Business or equivalent • At least 5 to 7 years Strategic Sourcing, Procurement and Category Management experience within a FMCG environment is required. • Experience managing various categories such as CAPEX, Raw Materials, Packaging, MRO, Facilities amongst others. • Contract management, strong supplier negotiations and senior stakeholder engagement skills. Salary will be circa £70K to £80K + Car Allowance + Benefits Hybrid remote working option with travel to the Hertfordshire based office up to 3 days a week