Account Manager - Procurement (12m FTC)

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/786710/82991/MA
  • Date Posted: 4 June 2021
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Chertsey
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Foodbuy is a leading food procurement organisation based in the UK. With over £1bn of managed spend, we bring together the widest range of foodservice and hospitality clients on the planet to buy food, and everything associated with it. We work closely with our clients to deliver expert procurement services saving them both time and money and enabling them to focus on what really matters to their businesses.

We are seeking an Account Manager to join our team on a 12m fixed term contract. The Account manager is a conduit between the category teams and the units to ensure the business procurement needs are being met. Working with the Category to ensure that the strategy of the suppliers and manufacturers are met. 

As an Account Manager you will need to be energetic, professional and strategically driven to get the most from suppliers and manufacturers to work with units to properly plan for the business needs. You will need to have an organised approach towards work as you will be working on several different accounts within a sector. 

This is wonderful opportunity for anyone looking to gain Account Management experience in a large organisation, focusing on procurement. 

Job Description

Account Manager - Procurement (12m FTC)

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Extensive benefits package 
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays 
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
Who you are:

The successful Account Manager will have the following; 

  • Driven and ambitious attitude towards work 
  • Ability to plan and develop a procurement strategy 
  • Sales experience 
  • Able to build and maintain client relationships 
  • Strong presentation skills 
Who we are:

Foodbuy is a leading food procurement organisation based in the UK. With over £1bn of managed spend, we bring together the widest range of foodservice and hospitality clients on the planet to buy food, and everything associated with it. We work closely with our clients to deliver expert procurement services saving them both time and money and enabling them to focus on what really matters to their businesses.

Proudly part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, who are our parent company and largest client, we purchase directly from manufacturers and growers and our suppliers range from the most recognised brands in the industry to regional and local providers. With a team of 200 procurement professionals driving us forward, our combination of unrivalled scale and outstanding data analysis sets us apart in our markets.

For further information about Foodbuy, please visit www.foodbuy.co.uk

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.