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Senior Procurement Manager 2023-09-27 Senior Procurement Manager Great Barnet - £55,000-£65,000 – on-siteI am currently recruiting for a Senior Procurement Manager for a British buffet restaurant chain. The company currently operates 21 restaurants across the UK & has huge growth plans o OA Brand 2023-10-27

Senior Procurement Manager.

£55,000-65,000 per annum

Tina McGuinness
E: tina.m@weareoa.co.uk
T: 01908 104850

16355000 YEAR

£55,000-65,000 per annum




Senior Procurement Manager Great Barnet - £55,000-£65,000 – on-site

I am currently recruiting for a Senior Procurement Manager for a British buffet restaurant chain. The company currently operates 21 restaurants across the UK & has huge growth plans over the next 5 years.

This is an exciting opportunity to join my client during a period of growth. You will be based in the office 5 days a week – on-site parking is provided.


Working with the Restaurant Manager, Head Chef and Senior Management discussing the needs of the restaurant, the Senior Procurement Manager  will travel between restaurants and Head Office in London for meetings with shareholders, updating on latest company information. I am looking for someone with an entrepreneurial nature who is able to work independently.

There are currently 2,500 lines of food & the main role of the Senior Procurement Manager is planning, sourcing and negotiating the best prices for goods and services ensuring the company maximises profitability.


  • Responsible for creating improved working practices and operational productivity.
  • Researching and sourcing new suppliers, reviewing tenders and negotiating and re-negotiating prices for all contracts
  • Working with the restaurant manager and head chef to project stock levels, liaising with suppliers and following up orders and delivery times
  • Following market trends to ensure new suppliers and goods are reviewed and considered
  • Developing good relationships with suppliers including visiting suppliers, consulting trade directories and research on the internet
  • Identify opportunities to reduce costs and lead projects to review alternative sourcing options at both branch and national level thereby driving down costs
  • Cutting any waste and unnecessary costs to create a more streamlined and efficient operation
  • Making decision, meeting targets and working under pressure
  • Using the internet and having a strong understanding of technology
  • Setting up efficient working practices and assigning tasks and delegating responsibilities to the staff to ensure targets are met 
  • Managing and developing an efficient administrative team
  • Handling correspondence including postal and email enquiries relating to contracts
  • Overall responsibility for stock accuracy and targets
  • Monitoring and reviewing all contracts and communicating with senior management with regards to their contractual obligations
  • Ability to interpret statistics and make commercial decisions
  • To work with the restaurant manager, head chef and senior management to discuss the needs of the restaurant.
  • Travelling between restaurant and head office in London for meetings with shareholders to update on latest company information
  • To attend any meeting and training sessions as required by senior management.


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Positive, can do attitude
  • Ability to interpret statistics and make commercial decisions
  • Contract Management
  • Previous experience in Hospitality is essential 
  • Solid knowledge of supplier and third party management

Please call Tina at Osborne Appointments on 07514 650377 if you are interested, or apply directly with your most recent CV.

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