6 months ago
Category Manager (Procurement)
We are looking for a Procurement Category Manager to partner with Facilities Management, Property and Corporate Services functions. The approximate spend across these categories is £20m per annum. As our business in UK and IRL is based across different manufacturing and office locations, we need a Category Manager who has experience in multi-site business and can effectively partner with different teams with different requirements. Experience in industries such as FMCG, retail, manufacturing, airline industry or similar would be an advantage. The category areas that fall within this remit will be: Catering, Security, Cleaning, Pest Control, Workwear, Office Supplies, Waste. Experience of TUPE will be valuable as well.
You’ll have the ability to work with key stakeholders, bringing them on a journey, translating requirements into a plan, structuring the right proposals with suppliers and reviewing suppliers regularly, some of which work on site with us.
We are a forward-thinking procurement function which has spent time adding in the right processes and procedures to work with simplicity in mind. The procurement function has moved from ‘price’ led mindset to a ‘value’ led mindset.
There will be some travel with this role, on average it will be about one day per week to some our UK and IRL sites.
If this sounds like you, then we’d love to hear from you. This exciting role could give you the opportunity to play an integral part in the future growth of one of the biggest branded soft drink manufacturers in the UK and beyond.
Britvic is a very exciting and supportive place to be, has a clear vision for growth, a focus on personal development and an open and honest culture. It is the name behind iconic and market-leading brands such as Robinsons, Pepsi, Fruit Shoot, Tango, Squash’d, J2O, R. Whites, Gatorade, 7UP and Lipton.
We’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.