Procurement and Sales Manager

Location
Chertsey
Salary
Competitive and package
Posted
05 Oct 2018
Closes
02 Nov 2018
Ref
compass/TP/396461/45207/AD
Contact
Ms Ava Drzazgowski
Job Function
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you a Strategic Sourcing Manager capable of quickly building effective relationships with the ability to sell suitable procurement solutions?

Here at Foodbuy, we are currently on the lookout for a Procurement, Sales and Sourcing Manager to join our growing Business Development 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
  • Additional Benefits
Main responsibilities

Reporting into the Senior Strategic Sourcing Lead for Business Development, you will be required to promptly develop an understanding of potential new clients business needs and develop and deliver 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 sales, procurement and 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.

The role is based in Chertsey however you will be required to visit client sites. You will receive a competitive salary and package and be given the opportunity to develop and make the most out of your career. We believe that our people are our business, so along with the tools and support you need to get to where you want to go, we’ll make sure you have fun along the way. We are dedicated to creating a positive place where the best people want to work.  

About the company

Foodbuy is a leading food procurement organisation based in the UK.  With over £1bn of managed spend, we bring together the widest range of foodservice and hospitality clients on the planet to buy food, and everything associated with it.  We work closely with our clients to deliver expert procurement services saving them both time and money and enabling them to focus on what really matters to their businesses.

 

Proudly part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, who are our parent company and largest client, we purchase directly from manufacturers and growers and our suppliers range from the most recognised brands in the industry to regional and local providers. With a team of 200 procurement professionals driving us forward, our combination of unrivalled scale and outstanding data analysis sets us apart in our markets.

For further information about Foodbuy, please visit www.foodbuy.eu

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