Procurement Manager – are you ready to step up to a leadership role?
- Join NZ's fastest growing food business a Deloitte Fast 50 winner
- Opportunity to take on your first leadership role
- Work with like-minded foodies
Are you looking for your next challenge? Are you a massive foodie? Are you ambitious, determined to make a difference and have a passion for finding the best suppliers, products and building long-term relationships? Do you want to hear from your customers that “You’ve changed my life” on a weekly basis? If so, WOOP might just have your dream job.
WOOP is the fastest growing food companies in NZ and offers the next step in meal kit delivery. WOOP makes slow food, fast. It’s not a riddle, it’s their mission. The WOOP meal kits are their answer to those who want to eat beautiful, fresh food but don’t have the time to prepare it.
WOOP is on a mission to change the way people eat and due to rapid growth, are looking for a passionate Procurement Manager to join their committed, passionate and talented team of foodies. If you are looking for the next step in your career and a pivotal role in taking an innovative, entrepreneurial, high growth business (as demonstrated by winning Westpac’s Best Emerging Business Award, a Deloitte Fast 50 winner, and annual growth of 669%) to the next level then this could well be the opportunity you have been waiting for!
Reporting to the General Manager Operations you will have responsibility for the procurement of ingredients and packaging for WOOP’s meal kits. Supported by a Purchasing Coordinator you will source, buy and coordinate all ingredients and packaging to ensure that weekly deliveries are delivered on time, in full.
In addition to the day-to-day responsibilities, you will manage the full procurement function and also have some involvement in wider business and commercial decision-making and execution. It is expected that your role will evolve and grow in line with business growth and your capability to take on additional responsibilities.
Broadly, the scope of your role will include, though not be limited to:
- Responsible for buying, and day-to-day purchasing
- Procurement strategy
- Sourcing, buying and the full procurement lifecycle
- Day-to-day procurement operations and leadership
- Product quality control
- Planning, reporting and analysis
- Supplier relationship management
- Packaging development
- Continuous improvement
What’s in it for you
This is a rare opportunity for an experienced procurement specialist, who is hugely passionate about food, to join a high-growth, entrepreneurial business in a key role. Your demonstrable procurement capability, commercial thinking, drive, and passion will ensure your success in managing day-to-day procurement, strategy and contribution to the wider business as a key member of the leadership team.
You will be based in WOOP’s Head Office in Eden Terrace surrounded by food and passionate foodies, and have the opportunity to work closely with the operations side of the business have a hands-on approach and also set and be exposed to strategic decision-making. Exposure to high-performance strategy setting and execution as recognised by winning the Best Emerging Business at the Westpac Business Wards
There is huge potential to make your mark and develop your procurement, leadership, commercial/business and leadership skills. Passion, attitude and a love for food are more important than previous leadership experience. If you feel you are ready for our first leadership role, then this could be the opportunity that you have been waiting for
If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your CV by following the link below. If you’d like to find out more and for a confidential discussion, please call Wayne Fry on 021 656 502 or email email@example.com
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