Procurement Manager

£50,000-£60,000 pa based on experience

+ Employee benefits

Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

Support Services

Our support services cover all non-scientific business needs, including: IT, finance, HR, compliance, governance, legal and risk, facilities and engineering, catering, sales, marketing, and scientific affairs


Campden BRI are the leader in science and technology for the food and drink industry. We provide practical scientific, technical, regulatory and information support. We're looking to hire a Procurement Manager based at our site in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire.


  • Negotiate with existing suppliers to identify operational cost savings opportunities and implement within 6-9 months.
  • Building strong relationships with Operational Units to understand requirements and business need.
  • Line Management for 2 Direct reports included talent development.
  • Support team members to ensure effective management suppliers and freight forwarding.
  • Owning and collating procurement data and providing interpretative management reports via internal and external audit/Inspection programmes and report on current and target performance.
  • Review and negotiate terms on all existing contracts.
  • Overview and line management of centralised stores:
  • Plan and execute delivering of an effective procurement strategy and transition programme to meet business needs.


  • Proven Senior Procurement experience and ability to be 'hands on'.
  • Procurement qualification and institutional membership e.g.,Level 4 CIPS .
  • Industry experience essential- laboratory or life sciences.
  • Strong communication and ability to influence a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and strategic problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience of working in the food or drink sector is an advantage but not essential.
  • Degree qualified in a relevant subject, with 4 years’ experience in procurement to give the appropriate level of credibility to operate in this broad and strategic role. A higher degree may be an advantage if in an appropriate area.
  • Effective project management skills from recent experience.
  • Effective time management skills relating to effective delivery and business practices.
  • Freight forwarding experience.



  • ​Monday-Friday 8.45am-5.15pm (4.30pm finish on Fridays)
  • Free parking
  • Onsite fast chargers for EV
  • Reward platform with employee discounts and rewards
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Buy and sell holiday scheme
  • A generous work save pension scheme, with employee contributions matched by the company up to 10%
  • Culture focus around work/life balance (early finish Fridays)
  • Subsidised onsite restaurant

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