Compass Group - Charlotte, NC (30+ days ago)3.4

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Job Summary

Foodbuy is the foodservice industry’s leading Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) focused on lowering purchasing and product costs for foodservice organizations.

The Sr. Field Implementation Manager (FIM) is responsible for maximizing purchasing income. This is achieved by driving compliance and conversion opportunities, building strong client based partnerships, understanding the business model/needs and influencing behavior in a collaborative way across a large decentralized organization. Position will be located in Charlotte, NC or other markets as qualified candidates are identified for other client’s market areas.

Responsibilities:Business Needs:
Conduct regular business reviews with client leadership
Maximize understanding of business model and identify opportunities for purchasing income and/or cost savings
Complete ownership, accountability and understanding specific to client’s model

Purchasing Initiatives:
Provide input to client and Foodbuy management for development of purchasing initiatives
Drive compliance and conversion opportunities into the business
Develop and initiate action plans to achieve purchasing initiatives
Communicate purchasing expectations and action plans

Support cross functional activity/projects
Develop cross channel strategies to leverage efficiencies and improve processes

Leadership Support:
Assist regional leadership in establishing and executing strategic purchasing initiatives
Support culinary and menu engineering opportunities
Support marketing and program initiatives
Support purchasing communications strategies within the client base

Compliance Measures/Report Card:
Communicate scorecard results and prepare action plans for improvement
Advise field leadership on strategies to achieve purchasing compliance goals

10+ years of multi-unit food service, purchasing, business development or national account sales experience.
A Bachelor's degree is required; significant related experience may be considered in lieu of formal education
Strong organizational skills needed to manage multiple projects.
Strong professional presentation and interpersonal skills combined with good verbal and written communication skills. Prior DISC training/knowledge is a plus.
Prior training experience is a plus.
Proficiency with MS Office suite including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
Strong influencing skills—must be able to persuade people’s attitudes, behaviors and decisions to desired results
Excellent client relationship skills, both internally and externally
Ability to build effective long-term interpersonal relationships proactively across functions both within Foodbuy and external parties, working with others towards mutually acceptable solutions
Ability to manage financial resources and costs in order to ensure the achievement of strategic organizational objectives and to increase the profitability of Foodbuy.
Ability to travel approximately 30% annually
Apply to Foodbuy today!

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Req ID: 176332




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