Are you a data savvy sourcing professional capable of quickly building effective relationships?
We are on the lookout for a Sourcing Manager to join our Strategic Sourcing Team here at Foodbuy, a premier procurement company for food and beverage who provide innovative and unique procurement solutions to operations across the UK and Europe. This role is fundamental in leading the development of a commercial response to new business opportunities. In addition you will provide key analysis, drive the sourcing strategy and support the Foodbuy Procurement Framework.Package description
Competitive Salary & PackageMain responsibilities
Reporting in to the Senior Strategic Sourcing Lead, you will be responsible for building sourcing strategic that enable us to optimise our buying power across all markets ensuring we are providing the very products at the best value to complement our service and delivery. You will be required to support tenders, promptly developing an understanding of potential new clients business needs and support the development of competitive and complete client sourcing proposals accordingly. Working collaboratively with the Category and Sourcing teams you will; Identify appropriate routes to market, products and suppliers, obtain pricing from Finance teams and build into client proposal and identify when we need to source new/alternative products and manage approach to market with relevant stakeholders. You will develop effect product ranges that drive value and enables us to win and retain great business that underpins our ambition to be the biggest food procurement provider in Europe by 2020.Ideal candidate
Alongside buying/sourcing experience, you will demonstrate the ability to work cross-functionally with the knowledge and gravitas to influence, engage and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders. You will be able to identify business development opportunities and assess client needs quickly. In addition, you will be more than comfortable working your way around an Excel spreadsheet and you have experience of analysing large volumes of data.
About the company
Foodbuy is an exclusive group of leading foodservice providers working together for the benefit of both Members and Suppliers.