Purchasing Supply Director
At CVS we are the largest integrated veterinary service provider in the UK, operating in excess of 495 veterinary surgeries throughout England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
These surgeries include seven referral practices providing first class specialist treatment and as of December 2019, we also own and operate around 25 of practices in the Netherlands & 3 in the Republic of Ireland.
Alongside our veterinary practices, we also operate diagnostic laboratories, pet crematoria, a successful ecommerce business, a veterinary recruitment agency, a preventative healthcare scheme (the Healthy Pet Club) with over 350,000 members, a veterinary equipment supply business and two buying groups.
We also have own brand pet foods, products and medications.
We have doubled in size in the last three years and have further expansion, development and diversification initiatives planned for 2019 and beyond.
In line with our continued expansion, we now have an exciting opportunity for you to join us in the newly created role of Purchasing Supply Director.
Reporting into the Director of Product, Buying & Logistics, you will be responsible for; effective supply chain management for all CVS sites and buying group members, the successful management of products both branded and own brand, to be supplied via our logistics site in Diss.
Achieving targeted metrics, such as cost savings and service level improvements with selected suppliers & internal / external customers.
If successful, some of your key accountabilities will include :
To be successful, you will be able to demonstrate :
Location : you will be based in Diss, Norfolk, however, travel to CVS or supplier sites and key CVS meetings will be required on occasion.
In return, you will receive a comprehensive range of benefits including; an excellent salary package, the opportunity to enrol in our industry leading share save scheme, heavily discounted pet healthcare treatment, supported and encouraged professional development and access to a range of flexible benefits to suit your needs (such as subsidised gym membership and childcare vouchers).