Senior Purchasing Manager - Equipment & Fittings

Recruiter
GURU
Location
High Wycombe
Salary
£Highly Competitive + Car, Bonus & Benefits
Posted
23 Nov 2018
Closes
21 Dec 2018
Ref
NF-GCE2874A
Contact
Guru Careers
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Purchasing Manager / Procurement Manager (Equipment & Fittings)

We are seeking a Senior Purchasing Manager / Procurement Manager (Equipment & Fittings), who has experience within a retail / hospitality / food service environment, to join one of the world's most recognised quick service restaurant businesses. Working from offices in Buckinghamshire, expect an all-encompassing, newly created role which will see you lead a small team responsible for developing procurement strategy that drives value from new and existing suppliers across Europe.

With excellent development opportunities on offer the successful Senior Purchasing Manager / Procurement Manager / FFE Purchasing Manager, will play a key role driving purchasing activity across (but not limited to), ovens, refrigeration, counters, lighting and furniture for over 5000 outlets across Europe.

Critical to the success of the role will be your ability to build and maintain a total cost of ownership (TCO) model that drills into all the cost structures that enables thorough professional analysis of the drivers.

In addition to the above the Senior Purchasing Manager / Procurement Manager / FFE Purchasing Manager will:

  • Develop the procurement strategy for equipment and fittings;
  • Deliver category plans;
  • Establish the overall “cost to fit out” a restaurant;
  • Manage supplier performance and continuous improvement;
  • Liaise with colleagues in USA, Asia and EMEA;
  • Collate and analyse data about wider market trends, and much more.

In short, it will be your strategic approach to procurement that drives value and performance.

To qualify. You should be a Senior Purchasing Manager / Procurement Manager / FFE Purchasing Manager / Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment Purchasing Manager / Procurement Manager (Equipment & Fittings) / Senior Buyer / European Purchasing Manager / Supply Chain Manager or similar with a CV that demonstrates:

  • Experience in a similar Purchasing / Procurement / FFE Purchasing role, ideally within hospitality / retail / leisure / hotels or food service sectors;
  • Experience of operating in multi-site environments across Europe;
  • A strategic approach to procurement;
  • The ability to build TCO models and develop robust analysis;
  • Excellent supplier performance management skills;
  • You are highly collaborative, with the ability to engage with and influence a wide range of stakeholders.

You will ideally have experience of buying Internationally and dealing with Global suppliers, but this isn't essential.

Few roles can combine working within such a fast-moving, challenging sector which will see you engage and influence such a wide range of stakeholders. In return the Senior Purchasing Manager / Procurement Manager / FFE Purchasing Manager can expect a highly professional team, fantastic career opportunities, excellent salary, company car and bonus.