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Michael Page – Procurement & Supply Chain: Procurement Manager – BWS & Soft Drinks

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This opportunity that will manage the complete spend of all BWS (Beers, Wines, Spirits) & Soft Drinks. This is an important position within the business and will have long term opportunities to develop.

Client Details

My client has a presence in neatly 70 locations across the UK. They are continuing to expand and have large growth plans for 2016. Their fantastic take on good quality food, in a great atmosphere, has enabled them to seize the market and be one of the biggest players competing in the UK.

The business has a great atmosphere where people who work hard, thrive. They need strong, passionate and energetic people, who will be able to motivate others around them and work well in a team environment.



  • Categories include Beers, Wines, Spirits & Soft Drinks
  • Addressing all daily supply chain issues as they arise
  • Make significant savings whilst keeping high quality goods being purchased
  • Providing sourcing and purchasing activities as requested for restaurants.
  • Preparing bid packages and evaluating vendor quotes and services.


  • Work closely with the NPD team, marketing and brand to create and supply innovative products to our bars
  • In conjunction with the drinks development team, lead product development through expert knowledge on the current and future drinks trends.
  • Responsible for delivering the highest possible quality of product to our sites and customers.
  • Manage and be the gatekeeper of the new product timeline

Supplier Relationship Management

  • Managing new supplier requests and offering suggestions on most desirable suppliers.
  • Develop supplier relationships and monitor supplier performances
  • Working with suppliers and distribution centres to quickly address and prevent food quality issues
  • Manage supply chain and risk across all packaging categories reviewed


The ideal candidate will:

  • A good purchasing experience within food services, restaurants or food retailers.
  • Strong stakeholder management and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to negotiate on major contracts and have amazing working relationships with suppliers
  • Have the ability to execute projects independently and effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Skill set:

  • Adaptability – Able to adapt dependent on what is presented in front of them, changes in environment or needs of key stakeholders
  • Client / Consumer Focus – Able to provide excellent customer service that builds lasting business relationships.
  • Desire – Demonstrate a desire to succeed with proven expertise in driving project.
  • Organised – Is able to priorities when demands of the individual is high and time is crucial.
  • Passion – Looks to replicate success, learn from mistakes and develop the ideas, innovation and practices that will help us improve and lead our market.
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Team work – Evidence of an ability to work cross-functionally with colleagues from different disciplines and backgrounds

Job Offer

up to £42,000 plus bonuses

Source: Telegraph.co.uk Jobs

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