General Manager (F&B background): E-commerce Start-up!
Pioneer role in the function.
Opportunity to join an E-commerce Start-up company.
About Our Client
Our Client is a start-up in the Food Service industry with strong presence in Singapore where they aim to provide nutrient-rich produce to their customers. Our client aims to revolutionize access to fresh produce through sustainable and precision service methods and process; hence they are seeking for General Manager specialising in Fine Foods to assist them and contribute in this area.
*To lead and achieve development of fine foods category by implementing strategic business plans and identify opportunities to drive gradual profit and spending.
*To be accountable in acquiring annual revenue, inventory turn, margin and operating profit of budget in your category.
*To strategically source, compare and negotiate for buying/purchasing fresh produce with suppliers (both local & overseas) for customers' (retailers & wholesale food service) orders.
*To regularly review vendors performance for efficient product and pricing quality in adherence to specification and delivery/shipment arrangement.
*To collaborate with commercial team on inventory management, buying forecast, customers' requirements, new market product/product trend.
*To standardise and develop procurement process and policy with company's direction in mind
The Successful Applicant
You should have a Degree in Supply Chain/Procurement and have significant years of related working experience in the Food Service/F&B Industry from a Procurement/Category Management background. It is essential that you can demonstrate your ability to be strong in negotiation and supplier management experience. You must possess very strong influencing and analytical skills to deliver value and advice to customers and stakeholders. You must be well-versed with sourcing, buying and product development, market trend analysis and planning. You must also be fluid in managing P&L and costing.
What's on Offer
You will be working in an exciting start-up that has good brand equity and consistently innovating for consumers. The company recognizes talents by offering comprehensive benefits and extensive training to nurture employees & provide you with excellent career advancement. The company culture is about high levels of commitment and care for employees that helps achieve an effective mix between work and home life and supports their efforts to have a positive impact on their communities. They also place a lot of emphasis in workplace safety and employee welfare.