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Head of Global Procurement

Client:

Kendamil

Services:

Permanent search for a Global Head of Procurement

Testimonial:

"Scott was very professional and helpful to deal with. He was always contactable and also rectified any issues that I had. Was extremely knowledgeable and relatable in all communications. I would have no hesitation in recommending him to colleagues."

Client:

Kendamil

Services:

Permanent search for a Global Head of Procurement

Testimonial:

"Scott was very professional and helpful to deal with. He was always contactable and also rectified any issues that I had. Was extremely knowledgeable and relatable in all communications. I would have no hesitation in recommending him to colleagues."

Background

Kendamil, owned by Kendal Nutricare, is a UK-based company that produces organic baby milk and formulas. With over 60 years of experience in baby formula, Kendamil is committed to high-quality products and environmental sustainability. They source their milk from family farms and grass-fed cows, avoiding palm oil and using sustainably farmed marine algae for DHA. The company emphasizes traceability and sustainability throughout its supply chain.

Kendamil has been recognized for its excellence with several awards, including The Grocer's New Product Award in 2021, the Gold Prize from Made for Mums in 2021, and the Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade 2020. They were also recognized by the Financial Times as one of Europe's fastest-growing companies in 2020 and received the Board of Trade Award in 2019

Kendamil milk
Kendamil milk
Kendamil milk
Baby drinking milk
Baby drinking milk
Baby drinking milk

Objective

Kendal Nutricare, owner of the Kendamil brand, approached us to find a dynamic individual for the Head of Global Procurement position.

As the Senior Procurement Manager for Kendal Nutricare, you will play a vital role in our organisation. Your responsibilities will include managing relationships and negotiating commercial terms with over 40 existing suppliers, focusing on key accounts.

Your expertise will strengthen the continuity of our supply chain by introducing flexibility in our procurement process and accurately forecasting our supply chain requirements in collaboration with our planning manager.

Working alongside other senior team members, you will ensure that Kendal Nutricare adapts and expands its supply chain sustainably.

Kendal nutricare factory
Kendal nutricare factory
Kendal nutricare factory

Strategy

It was unquestionably necessary to employ a targeted headhunting approach to secure the ideal candidate for this crucial position.

We mapped the market across Europe, identifying competitors and then focussing on their employees who would be suitable for this crucial role. 

Once identified, we approached each in order of suitability with a personalised approach through marketing materials, video outreach and focused social media tracking.

Kendamil milk tins
Kendamil milk tins
Kendamil milk tins

Results

Thanks to our dedicated efforts, we have secured an exceptional candidate who not only possesses extensive experience in baby formula supply Chain and Procurement operations but also has a demonstrable background in working for one of the largest blue chip manufacturers in the world. This invaluable expertise will propel Kendal Nutricare forward, solidifying its position as an industry leader in baby formula.

Kendal nutricare cows
Kendal nutricare cows
Kendal nutricare cows

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