Global Procurement Manager - Packaging

England, Hertfordshire, Stevenage
£65000 - £70000 per annum + + Car Allowance + Bonus
07 Oct 2019
21 Oct 2019
Jordan Collins
Professional / Specialist
FMCG / Retail
Contract Type
This unique and newly created opportunity will be to oversee the continuous improvement of over £250m purchasing within one of the world's leading FMCG businesses, across multiple packaging categories (paper, corregate, plastics.....).

The role will require someone who has a strategic procurement background and has the ability to manage a large, global and complex spend.

Client Details

Our client is one of the most innovative, effective and experienced FMCG companies in the world. With a presence in over 100 countries, they have a long history with the UK food market and is looking to hire talented individuals into the procurement function that will add value to an already vibrant team.

With revenue in excess of £10 billion per annum and close to 10,000 employees globally, they are a market leader in their sector. The packaging group in the business is growing rapidly and has increasing demand from blue-chip customers, for sourcing sustainable packaging and paper.


The role has Strategic responsibility for more than £250m of packaging spend glboally, ensure that saving are made and quality is kept to the highest standard. The role will be to lead best practice across all packaging materials, developing strategy, leading projects and keeping the highest level of stakeholder relationships both internally & externally.

Overview of the role:

  • Deliver savings and manage procurement process
  • Negotiate supplier agreements and agree contracts across multiple suppliers
  • Work closely with customers to delivery key objectives
  • Execute category reviews
  • Host project meetings and update those within the team plan
  • Grow internal and external stakeholder relationships from top to bottom
  • Develop supplier relationships and monitor supplier performances
  • Manage supply chain and risk across all packaging categories reviewed
  • Develop expertise within packaging categories and be the "got to" person for advice


The successful candidate must have:

  • 7 years plus experience within packaging procurement
  • Experience managing Multiple stakeholdersExperience working closely with an end user or customerStrong Stakeholder managementArticulate and adaptableSelf driveAbility to work autonomously

Job Offer

up to £70,000

+ car allowance £8,100

+ 15% Bonus

+ 25 days holiday

+ Private health care