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Job Title:  Procurement Manager

Job Number:  36004


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BAT UK&I IS LOOKING FOR A Procurement Manager.

JOB TITLE: Procurement Manager

FUNCTION: Operations

SUB FUNCTION: Procurement

CITY & COUNTRY: This role can be based in either London, Paris or Copenhagen. 




Management of strategic source to contract processes, key supplier relationships and business partner relationships at market and area level; aligned with the Global Procurement operating model.

Efficient and agile supply assurance through commercial excellence to support the delivery of the business unit goals and the Corporate Strategy


Reports to: Area Procurement Business Manager - North West Europe (NWEA Area PBM)

Geographic Scope: North West Europe Area




  • Execution of Strategic Sourcing Processes across all markets of the area, within the framework of the approved category strategy
  • Validate sourcing plans with the corresponding above market Procurement teams or individuals (e.g. Global Procurement, Geographic Head of Procurement, etc), budget holders and business units
  • Coordinate supplier management and continuous improvement initiatives liaising with the appropriate stakeholders and business functions
  • Perform spend analytics, cost/scenario analysis and total cost of ownership benchmarking
  • Be an advocate for compliance to Group Procurement standards, policies and platforms at all times
  • Management of contractual process for all in-scope supply agreements
  • Ongoing monitoring of the market dynamics and developments for in scope third party spend (market intelligence)
  • Identify new products and services that support the delivery of the business unit goals
  • Identify and manage the implementation of cost reduction and/or optimisation initiatives




  • Do you have recent successful experiences/examples managing dynamic, diverse and complex stakeholders?
  • Have you worked implementing programs to measure and manage supplier performance?
  • Have you used Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) techniques in your sourcing processes?




Experience Required


  • Extensive/ critical experience in Procurement/Sourcing and/or Supply Chain functions
  • Strategic sourcing and multi-step sourcing processes
  • Spend analytics, cost models and structures and cost analysis techniques
  • Supplier & stakeholder management


Technical / Functional / Leadership Skills Required


  • Planning, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Numerical and analytical ability
  • SAP, E-Sourcing & P2P process
  • Dynamic and commercially oriented
  • Procurement principles, policies and practices


Education / Qualifications / Certifications Required

  • Degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Engineering or similar
  • Business English - fluent


Procurement/Sourcing experience at above market level or multi country

  • Procurement/Sourcing experience in FMCG companies
  • Procurement/Sourcing experience in Logistics



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