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    Supply Chain & Procurement

    Strategic Sourcing Manager – Packaging & Transformation

    Full Time

    Henderson Brown is excited to announce their exclusive partnership with Hotel Chocolat in their search for a Strategic Sourcing Manager – Packaging & Transformation.

    Hotel Chocolat, one of the world’s most beloved luxury chocolatiers, is dedicated to bringing joy, indulgence, and unforgettable moments to every chocolate lover’s life. What sets them apart is not just their delicious chocolates, but also their unwavering commitment to sustainable and ethical practices. They take pride in sourcing cocoa directly from cocoa-growing regions, building strong relationships with farmers, and supporting local communities. Their dedication to ethical sourcing ensures that every bite of Hotel Chocolat’s creations has a positive impact on the world.

    Role:
    As the Strategic Sourcing Manager – Packaging & Transformation, you will report to the Head of Great Suppliers and Directs. Your responsibilities will include owning the Packaging sourcing strategy, managing a sourcing lead, and leading the packaging strategy to optimize growth, environmental/social targets, cost, and quality. Additionally, you will mitigate supply failure risks, drive continuous improvement, and be accountable for driving transformative change initiatives across direct procurement categories.

    What You’ll Need:
    – Line management experience of at least 1 direct report
    – Strong Packaging sourcing strategy and supplier relationship management experience
    – Strong drive to deliver results and an appetite for continuous learning and growth
    – Ability to build relationships at all levels
    – Experience leading cross-functional teams and driving change management initiatives

    Salary & Working Setup:
    + Salary ranges from £70,000 to £80,000 per annum, based on experience
    + Discretionary bonus of up to 15%.
    + Hybrid work setup: 2-3 days per week in St Neots/Huntingdon, remainder working from home.

    If you are ready to take on this exciting challenge, please submit your credentials to lee@hendbrown.com. We look forward to reviewing your application and the possibility of working together.

    Any direct applicants to Hotel Chocolat will be forwarded to the above email.

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