Procurement Manager – Logistics

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Procurement Manager – Logistics

 

Are you a motivated Procurement Manager and ready to take on a pivotal role? Your expertise will be instrumental in delivering strategic development, planning and sourcing initiatives, which drive value for money and efficiencies throughout the procurement lifecycle. Now is your chance to join our bright and creative team – we’d love to hear from you!

 

A bit about us…
 

We’re Costa Coffee, masters of our craft since 1971 when the Costa brothers opened their first Roastery in London. A lot has changed since then. You may know us as the UK’s leading coffee Brand, but we can now be found in over 40 countries across EMEA, APAC and the Americas. We’re on a mission like no other as we inspire the world to love great coffee. This is all supported by being part of The Coca-Cola Company.

 

Along with our leading Retail formats, it’s our ground-breaking FMCG offering and Costa X on-the-go propositions that help us serve our B2B partners across the globe. And as for coffee technology, we’re quite simply trailblazing the industry. Here at Costa, it’s about doing a great job alongside brilliant people who share a passion for growth. And we promise, we’ll always make sure you’re loving your craft.


 
A bit about the role…

 

As Costa continues to grow our supply chain team. This fantastic role will be Specialising in Logistics and Supply Chain procurement, you will deliver strategic development, planning and sourcing initiatives, which drive value for money and efficiencies throughout the procurement lifecycle.

The role will report to the Head of Procurement and work directly with business stakeholders, supporting the introduction and embedding of professional procurement across the Costa Coffee business.

Key responsibilities:

 

  • Engage with stakeholders to understand business needs, and ensure that procurement policy and guidelines support the needs of the organisation, and that best practise is delivered.
  • Lead development of category plans that support business stakeholders’ goals and plans, and demonstrate commercial strength and insight based on strong analysis of Costa’s needs and supplier markets.
  • Manage the end-to-end procurement process (including SRM) for key contracts in collaboration with key business areas.
  • Lead complex negotiations to optimize the overall commercial position and deliver against challenging commercial goals to help the business fuel growth.
  • Deliver committed benefits on time and to expectation – provide accurate project tracking and benefits reporting and manage and escalate issues and risks.
  • Source new solutions and services at pace, using appropriate processes and at the best value to Costa Coffee.
  • Contribute to the development and use of procurement policies and processes.
  • Build relationships with Coca-Cola Procurement and leverage its portfolio of global deals where appropriate.
  • Contribute to the departmental and wider business savings and efficiency pipeline.
  • Provide commercial expertise and guidance on projects and initiatives to ensure maximum value and benefit to Costa Coffee.
  • Manage a portfolio of suppliers and contracts ensuring compliance with contractual obligations and leading innovation discussions with strategic partners.
  • Deliver Costa Coffee’s ambitious sustainable procurement objectives

 

A bit about you…

We want all of our Team Members to thrive and grow here at Costa, this is why our values are so important to us, Passion, Courage, Trust, and Warmth. So, what else makes a great Procurement Manager at Costa? 

 

  • Strong Logistics and Supply Chain  procurement experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Fully conversant with a broad range of Logistics and Supply Chain  sourcing strategies
  • Confident in the ability to influence and develop strong relationships with key stakeholders and senior executives.
  • International sourcing experience
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong commercial acumen, problem-solving and big-picture thinking.
  • Financial and cost modelling
  • Advanced understanding of contract law and experience negotiating legal terms.
  • Experience with national multi-site business or global business would be advantageous.
  • Experience with e-sourcing platforms and digitalized procurement processes.
  • MCIP’s qualifications are desirable but not essential 

 

What we can offer…

We’re on a growth journey like no other; more countries, more propositions, and opportunities to stretch your skills alongside our warm people,  so we want you to feel valued and rewarded with, great perks and benefits:

 

  • BUPA Healthcare and Babylon GP
  • Car Allowance
  • Costa Pension Scheme
  • Bonus Scheme
  • 50% staff discount in our equity stores, 25% staff discount in franchise stores
  • 25 days Holidays
  • Share Incentive Plan (following six months’ service)

 

Location: Remote UK – with ability to travel.

Costa is made up of true experts, masters of their craft stretching their limits to what’s possible. It’s why we work so well remotely. We trust our teams and embrace technology to help us collaborate. And if needed, we have offices all over the world for those important connection points. Our remote working allows you to balance your work and personal life while retaining Costa’s much-loved warmth and passion.

 

Here at Costa, we encourage the sharing of diverse thoughts and ideas. We approach our work fearlessly and support one another to take a few risks. We learn and we grow constantly. Individuality is championed and we provide a culture where everyone feels included. You can be you at Costa.

 

For any reasonable adjustments and general queries please contact costa.recruitment@costacoffee.com