Procurement Manager
Costa Coffee
Houghton Regis, England, LU5 5YG, GB
3h ago

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Joining an already successful and collaborative Costa IT Procurement Team, you’ll be expected to dive straight into the cut and thrust of operating in a fast-paced retail environment where the focus is on delivering on our significant yet exciting UK & International growth plans.

You’ll confidently build and enhance key working relationships with our internal stakeholders and business functions.

A bit about us...

At the heart of Costa Coffee are our values; we believe in Passion, Warmth, Trust and Courage. We are the No 1 coffee brand in the UK and as part of the Coca-Cola Company, we’re on a journey to be the world's most loved coffee brand.

We’ve come a long way from the Costa brothers' first roastery in 1971, today we are a total coffee company that delivers amazing coffee to our consumers all over the globe.

Along with our much-loved stores, this includes our Express machines, Ready to Drink products, and a long list of friends and partnerships.

Costa is proud of our collaborative and inclusive workforce, which continually unlocks new growth and innovation.

A bit about the role...

The role of IT Procurement Manager is accountable for the end-to-end procurement of enterprise-wide Information Technology software, services and hardware, which includes HR, Finance, Roastery, Supply Chain, Info Sec, and other core business systems.

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

  • Contribute to the development and delivery of the three-year business and annual procurement plans and provide input to the budgeting process
  • Develop category plans that support operational business owners’ goals and plans, and demonstrate commercial strength and insight based on strong analysis of Costa’s needs and supplier markets
  • Lead end- to-end supplier activities including sourcing, supplier negotiations, contracting and support supplier management
  • Deliver committed benefits on time and to expectation provide accurate project tracking and benefits reporting, managing and escalating issues and risks
  • Source new solutions and services at pace, using appropriate processes and at the best value to Costa
  • Contribute to the development and use of procurement policies and processes
  • Build relationships with The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) IT Procurement and leverage its portfolio of global deals where appropriate
  • A bit about you

    To succeed at Costa, it is important that you embrace our values and enjoy working with diverse and committed colleagues.

    In addition, we would hope to see some of the below :

  • Fully conversant with a broad range of IT sourcing strategies required to deliver fantastic results for Costa and Costa IT
  • Strong IT procurement experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Confidence and ability to influence and develop strong with key stakeholders and senior executives
  • International sourcing experience
  • Excellent Stakeholder Management skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Experience and exposure to enterprise-wide IT software, services, outsourcing, digital, security and contract management
  • Strong commercial acumen, problem solving and big picture thinking
  • Good Excel and Powerpoint skills
  • What we can offer...

    We’re on an exceptional adventure and can offer a truly purpose led career with flexibility to suit your personal needs.

    In addition, you will benefit from the below :

  • BUPA Healthcare
  • Costa Pension Scheme
  • Annual Bonus Scheme
  • 25% staff discount, including endless free coffee onsite at support office
  • 25 days Holidays
  • At Costa Coffee we celebrate Inclusion and Equality; we believe everyone should bring their true self to work. We advocate collaboration and transparency and embrace differences in all that we do.

    nowisthemoment to join.

    Job ref : 57361-2807

    Advertised : 11 Jan 2022

    11 Jan 2022

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