Procurement Manager - Capex

Posted 28 May 2024
LocationWorksop
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Commercial
Reference012862
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameRobin Mukerjee
Expiry date 05 July 2024

Job description

Why Greencore?

 

We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn.

 

Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties.

Responsible for the commercial aspects and overall supplier performance for goods and services purchased from suppliers for their categories of spend, and continuously creates additional value for money for Greencore. Pro-actively engage with stakeholders across Greencore to encourage best practice and owns the commercial aspects of projects that involve suppliers

 

Role Purpose:

 

Procurement Manager - Capex. Responsible for the commercial aspects and overall supplier performance for goods and services purchased from suppliers for their categories of spend, and continuously creates additional value for money for Greencore. Pro-actively engage with stakeholders across Greencore to encourage best practice and owns the commercial aspects of projects that involve suppliers 

 

Key Accountabilities:

 

  • Create additional value for money for goods and services, balancing price, service and quality and meeting the business needs through undertaking negotiations, selection of suppliers and contracting of business
  • Build great relationships with stakeholders and provide professional procurement expertise and commercial focus. Be able to challenge the way Greencore do things and introduce best procurement practice. Be an ambassador for indirects procurement to change the business behaviours and culture
  • Take a strategic category view to manage areas of spend, identify savings opportunities, and drive consistency across Greencore. This includes analysing spend bases, consolidating the supply base across Greencore where appropriate, driving consistent ways of working across Greencore, sourcing from fit for purpose suppliers, managing supplier performance, resolving issues, negotiating the optimum price, service and quality parameters, and agreeing contracts and service levels
  • Project manage the delivery of initiatives to address a business need or to create additional value. This includes aligning multiple stakeholders, identifying the business needs and risks, project planning, running tenders, negotiation, contracting, communication, approval, implementation planning and then subsequent supplier management and issue resolution to ensure the supplier meets the contract
  • Negotiating and implementing contracts when needed, ensuring each contract is appropriately tailored to the requirements of the business, including creating business appropriate service levels and addressing any specific risks and liabilities

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:  

  • Degree calibre with indirect procurement experience 
  • Excellent commercial insight combined with negotiation skills 
  • Ability to build good relationships with stakeholders with excellent communication and influencing skills 
  • Ability to analyse data, identify and evaluate options and implement recommendations 
  • Able to assess and adapt a contract to mitigate liabilities in line with business risk and create service levels to meet business needs 
  • Ability to operate in a complex multi-site environment and bring everyone on board to a single solution. 
  • Experience in prioritisation and ability to work on multiple projects at once

What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.