Indirect Procurement Manager

£50,000 - £55,000

Join Our Procurement Team at The Compleat Food Group!


We have a fantastic opportunity for an Indirect Procurement Manager to come and join our team!


Within this role you will be managing, negotiating, and supporting the Supply Chain teams across the group for their requirements along with the responsibility for optimising the group indirect spend within office supplies and equipment, facilities management, human resources, utilities and energy and marketing and corporate communications.


Who We Are:

At The Compleat Food Group, we're on a mission to create delectable food that not only brings joy to your taste buds but also extends love to our planet. We fondly refer to it as 'Food to Feel Good' because we believe in savouring every bite whilst making a positive impact.


Our team of over 5,000 remarkable individuals forms the core of all that we undertake. Their genuine passion drives the creation of delectable products for UK consumers, prominent retailers, and our thrilling market-leading brands such as Wall's Pastry, Squeaky Bean, and Unearthed.


Working Hours:

This is a hybrid role with a mix of multi-site and home working.

Your working hours are Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 17:00.


Your Duties Will Include:

  • Sourcing to specification/business needs of allocated categories, meeting requirements for Assurance of Supply, Quality, Service, Cost and Innovation.
  • Sourcing implementation/introduction of new suppliers.
  • Management and measurement of Supplier Performance in line with contract and agreed measures.
  • Setting budgets/targets and providing business forecasts for allocated spend areas.
  • Delivering financial targets in line with budget.
  • Ensuring appropriate awareness of market drivers related to allocated categories and communication of impact to the business.
  • Risk assess supply and put mitigation actions in place.
  • Business partner with stakeholder groups to ensure optimal supply base performance.
  • Leading and manage projects within allocated categories.
  • Deployment and implementation of best practice Procurement processes and techniques.
  • Leading Procurement function activities and projects as may be required from time to time


Your Skills and Experience:

  • Professional/ Technical experience e.g. strategic sourcing / category management
  • Skilled in supplier relationship management with strategic suppliers.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills to effectively stakeholder and influence all teams, areas, and levels of the Group.
  • Have excellent analytical, organisational & reporting skills.
  • Be a strong and confident decision maker.
  • Able to demonstrate experience in delivery, leading and managing projects.
  • Understanding and knowledge of contract law and processes.
  • CIPS qualified (Desirable).


  • Hybrid working
  • Online benefits platform
  • Enjoy 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Training and career development
  • Contribute to the community with 2 volunteering days a year
  • Secure your future with our company pension plan


The Compleat Food Group are proud to have built an inclusive and respectful culture where our colleagues feel safe, supported and valued. A place where they can bring their whole selves to work to achieve exceptional results and thrive.

We continue to attract diverse talent into our teams, because we know greater diversity leads to exceptional results and provides a better working life. That’s why we’re committed to ensuring Fairness, Equity, Inclusivity, and Respect in all that we do.

Recruitment Agencies:

We have an active and trusted Preferred Supplier List to assist us if required. We do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies.