Job Title: Procurement Team Leader - FMCG (Fast-Moving Consumer Goods) - UK
Location: United Kingdom (UK)
Position Type: Full-time
I am working with a leading multinational in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry, known for delivering high-quality products to consumers worldwide. We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Procurement Team Leader to join our dynamic team in the UK. If you are passionate about procurement, have excellent leadership skills, and want to contribute to the success of a global FMCG company, we want you on our team.
As the Procurement Team Leader, you will play a pivotal role in leading a team of procurement professionals to optimize sourcing, supplier relationships, and cost efficiency within the FMCG sector. You will be responsible for guiding and mentoring your team, developing procurement strategies, and contributing to the company's growth and profitability.
Team Leadership: Lead, mentor, and motivate a team of procurement professionals, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.
Category Management: Oversee and manage procurement activities for specific categories within FMCG, developing and executing category strategies to drive cost savings and supplier performance.
Supplier Relationship Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers, negotiating favorable terms and ensuring supplier compliance and performance.
Cost Optimization: Continuously identify cost-saving opportunities through strategic sourcing, negotiations, and supplier collaborations.
Contract Management: Negotiate, draft, and manage contracts with suppliers to ensure compliance, risk mitigation, and favorable terms and conditions.
Market Analysis: Stay informed about industry trends, market dynamics, and emerging technologies to make informed decisions and recommendations.
Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including finance, logistics, and operations teams, to align procurement strategies with business objectives.
Performance Metrics: Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to track and report on category performance, cost savings, and supplier performance.
Compliance and Risk Management: Ensure procurement activities comply with relevant regulations and manage risks associated with procurement operations.
- Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
- Minimum of 8 years of procurement experience in the FMCG industry, with demonstrated leadership skills.
- Strong negotiation and contract management skills.
- Proficiency in procurement software and tools.
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment.
- Knowledge of industry regulations and compliance standards.
- Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
- Comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare and retirement plans
- Opportunities for professional development and career advancement within a global FMCG company
- A dynamic and inclusive work environment
If you are an experienced procurement professional with a passion for leadership and want to play a key role in shaping the procurement strategy of a leading FMCG company in the UK, we encourage you to apply for the Procurement Team Leader position. Join our team and contribute to our mission of delivering high-quality products to consumers while optimizing procurement operations