Procurement Manager (m/f/x)

HelloFresh, Dublin, Ireland

Delivering great recipes and fresh ingredients to your home each week

The role

From day one you will be responsible for our strategic sourcing and managing our supplier network while engaging closely with our culinary department to build the best meal kit product in Ireland. You will lead the local procurement team, and will  have access to our international procurement team who can support you with deep category knowledge.

We seek candidates that will bring an analytical, structured and proactive way of working, focused on delivering results in a high-paced environment. Our ideal applicant has previous experience in Procurement, from a high performance culture environment, ideally in the food/retail industry, and is hungry to take on a challenge and make an impact at a fun, fast-growing, mission-driven meal kit delivery service business.

The successful applicant will require a mix of entrepreneurialism, creativity, administration and commercial logic. 

What you’ll do

You will be responsible for:

  • Develop and deliver the HelloFresh Ireland procurement strategy.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across HelloFresh to implement strategic procurement projects with measurable benefits (E.g. strategic/alternative sourcing, supply base optimisation, supplier landscape, pricing agreements, smart contracts, tender processes and inbound format establishment)
  • Develop clear, results driven category plans to achieve operational supply/service, commercial cost, customer quality and product brand needs.
  • Manage our supplier network and develop new supplier relationships, from identifying potential suppliers through to negotiating new agreements and onboarding new suppliers
  • Apply formal planning techniques to ensure team goals are met and large-scale projects are delivered. Sets clear road maps for the team and holds people accountable to delivery dates.
  • Full accountability for supply levels, procurement spend and quality of goods sold.
  • Oversee range development and ingredient launches to ensure the product reflects the brand and team strategy
  • Solve problems on-the-go in a fast-paced environment
  • Work remotely with the global team and your geographical counterparts to share best practice, land global projects and maintain a constant vision across HelloFresh.
  • Effectively engage, coach, motivate and lead the Procurement team for career progression and development
  • Create a positive team dynamic that encourages all employees to provide feedback and drive change within the facility, adapt to the ever-changing business, and stay focused on our target metrics

What you’ll bring

  • University graduate in Business/Management, Economics or related fields with excellent grades
  • 4-7 years of professional experience in a high performance culture environment (e.g. GrowthCo, Consulting), ideally with experience from/exposure to strategic procurement of food products
  • A strong analytical and commercial mindset - strong command of Excel/GSheets is a must
  • Strong project management skills with a proven track record of ‘getting things done’
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple priorities while adhering to time-sensitive deadlines
  • Knowledge about and passion for food
  • Willingness to travel to our international offices and supplier sites (~15% of the time)

What we offer

  • The chance to have a serious impact on one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Europe in an exciting growth phase
  • Direct, high impact on our product and operations setup from day one
  • A vibrant, international environment with mission-driven colleagues
  • A guaranteed steep learning curve & boost for your career
  • Competitive compensation and plenty of room for personal growth
  • Benefit from our selection of employee perks (significant reduction on your HelloFresh boxes, development initiatives, high-end tech equipment, free drinks and snacks in the office, etc.)

About HelloFresh

HelloFresh is on a mission to change the way people eat, forever!

Since our 2011 founding in Europe’s vibrant tech hub, Berlin, we’ve become the world's leading meal kit provider, delivering to over 4.2 million households worldwide in 14 countries across 3 continents. 

Our Operations teams are located throughout the markets we are active in. We are a diverse group with a common focus, getting the best products to our customers, with the widest choice and the most flexibility. We are industry leaders in Production, Supply Chain, Procurement, Food Safety, Automation, and Data Analytics. HelloFresh is expanding rapidly and we are always scouting for top professionals to be part of this exciting growth in both our existing markets and brand portfolio, but also in new geographies and new brands. Join us and play a vital role in getting the best ingredients to our customers! 


Our more than 16,000 employees from over 70+ nationalities are the heart and soul of our diverse, fast-paced and dynamic environment where innovation and smart, fast action is encouraged. 


We will encourage you to make an immediate impact in your area of work as well as empower you to grow your career with us.


You can get a taste of what we've been working on by checking out About HelloFresh.


Are you up for the challenge?

Please submit your complete application below including your salary expectations and earliest starting date.

We are HelloFresh

At HelloFresh we embrace and welcome diversity and we currently employ over 16,000 individuals globally who contribute to this. We employ individuals based on their ability to perform a job rather than on the basis of their: race, national origin, color, caste, social origin or position, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, political opinion, marital status or any other characteristic. We encourage everyone to apply and will give everyone equal consideration. We are an equal opportunity employer – everyone is welcome at our table.

About HelloFresh

HelloFresh is a multinational meal delivery service with a presence in several Western European and North American countries, as well as Australia. The company was founded in 2011 in Berlin by Dominik Richter, Thomas Griesel and Jessica Nilsson.

Want to learn more about HelloFresh? Visit HelloFresh's website.