Group Procurement Lead

Blackbook Executive

Lead the group procurement function for this exciting FMCG manufacturing company. This is a unique opportunity with a growing and innovative business

  • Large FMCG manufacturing company
  • Industry leading salary package
  • Stand-alone role leading transformation
The Company

This successful manufacturing business supplies a diverse range of products  through multiple sales channels. They seek to be the leading business in their categories by focusing on quality and innovation, and to nurture an environment where their employee's thrive. An opportunity has been created for a Group Procurement Lead to manage the transformation and development of a best-in-class procurement function. This role will be based in Melbourne's CBD with excellent work flexibility on offer. 

The Role
  • You will support the development, deployment and management of procurement strategies across all direct and indirect categories
  • You will deliver sustained value and competitive advantage for the business by working closely with internal stakeholders and suppliers
  • Leading the design and implementation of sourcing strategies, you will deliver cost savings and efficiency improvements across the group 
  • You will develop adherence policies and work with the business to ensure optimum service levels are achieved by all level of suppliers
Your Background
  • You will be degree qualified and have a minimum of 8 years experience managing direct categories in a large organisation. It is essential this experience is within FMCG manufacturing environments (packaging, food, or pharmaceutical) 
  • Naturally influential, you will engage stakeholders with ease and negotiate successfully to deliver on key business objectives
  • Well developed compliance and regulation experience with the ability to manage supplier contracts
  • A desire to continuously review and improve current processes, with a collaborative approach to all stakeholders
  • A deep understanding of how to manage strategic sourcing events and deliver value across a group
What's on offer?

This is a great opportunity for a senior procurement specialist to step into a role where you will lead the group strategy and develop a best-in-class function. You will have the ability to work across all functions within the organisation, communicate at all levels and influence significant outcomes. This is a unique opportunity and an excellent salary package will be on offer. 

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further you can contact Oliver Braithwaite at Blackbook Executive on (03) 9823 7408