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Sustainable Purchasing Manager

Job Title: Sustainable Purchasing Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92877
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: NIC.54869.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 03, 2013 14:58

Job Description

A world-class solutions company with an unrivalled reputation in the industry is seeking to hire a proactive and highly experienced Sustainable Purchasing Manager to be part of their team. As the Sustainable Purchasing Manager, you will: * Work closely with the buying team to develop and manage a sustainable purchasing strategy for both food and non-food categories. * Maintain and develop strong client and supplier working relationships. * Ensure that all local and regional sourcing strategies and practices are in line with the companys business objectives. * Develop category based solutions to support the overall sustainability strategy. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: * Degree level education. * Working knowledge of food and procurement strategies. * Strong negotiation and influencing skills. * Good numerical/analytical skills. * Excellent communication and presentation skills. * Self motivated, energetic and lateral thinker. This is a highly challenging position which in return assures a rewarding salary package. If you enjoy challenges like these and are looking forward to boost your career furthermore, send us an up to date CV. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.