Head Of Procurement

Head of Procurement – Revolution Bars Group


Revolution Bars Group are looking for a Head of Procurement to join our growing commercial team. Do you have experience in leading and implementing strategic sourcing initiatives across direct and indirect spend categories? Do you have the ability to deliver continuous improvement to the Procurement & Supply Chain function? Are you a fantastic communicator, well versed in change management and are highly commercially focused? If so, this is definitely the role for you!

As Head of Procurement you’ll be responsible for the successful procurement, contract management and delivery of all direct and indirect goods and services across Revolution Bars Group and in line with the operational requirements of the business. The role oversees a huge annual spend with external supply partners and leads the Procurement and supply chain function, reporting directly into the Commercial Director. You will also be responsible for the creation & execution of RBG’s strategic procurement pipeline (including savings delivery and cost avoidance) and transformation roadmap. Innovation, sustainability, business efficiency and profitability should underpin every decision.


What will you get up to?

  • Responsible for the management of annual spend on direct and indirect goods & services across all UK sites, the Support Centre and Warehouse.
  • Day-to-day management and development of 1 FTE within the Procurement & Supply Chain Function
  • Successfully execute and implement strategic sourcing initiatives
  • Lead the contract tender processes for product and service supply, including commercial & contractual negotiation / execution with suppliers to deliver cost targets, supply security and on-going contract management
  • Ensure internal alignment by providing commercial support to key stakeholders, from the budgeting process through to ongoing supplier management
  • Formulate and implement multi-year category procurement strategies which are aligned to internal business requirements (including key internal stakeholder management)
  • Creation and execution of a new procurement transformation roadmap, which includes the following components: governance (policy & processes), procure-to-pay optimisation and category management
  • Work closely with the Drinks Development Manger to ensure the maximisation of contractual obligations, retro opportunity and margin improvement
  • Ensure that robust risk management assessments & processes are applied


What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity to be a part of a truly inclusive and diverse family in the most fun environment
  • Access to a suite of employee benefits, including a range of high street discounts, financial support, and access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • 50% discount for use in all Revolution and Revolucion de Cuba bars across the UK.
  • 33 holiday days per year, with the option to buy an extra 5 days’ annual leave.
  • Enhanced sick pay and maternity/paternity pay
  • Long service awards including 5 days’ extra holiday every year, 4 week paid sabbatical and personalised gifts
  • Enhanced pension contributions
  • Life Assurance


A little bit about us…

A true high street staple across the UK, Revolution Bars Group operates 65+ sites nationwide over 4 unique brands, Revolution, Revolucion De Cuba, Founders & Co and Playhouse. With a strong dedication to expand and grow over the coming years, and an aspiring people strategy committed to your development and ensuring our teams have their say - it’s a very exciting time to join our award-winning family!

  • Purpose: We create fun and memorable experiences with our teams and our guests.
  • Vision: The place where everyone wants to be.
  • Values: Fun, Ambition, Integrity, Recognition.

Revolution means something different for different people. And something different at different times of the day. It means we’re a lot of things, sometimes all at once, but we’re not afraid of that. In fact, we’d say we own it. From cool cocktails to forward-thinking food, fun drives everything we do. We host unforgettable parties, whatever the occasion, with a little help from our vodka limbo, live performers, masterclasses, confetti cannons, competitions and loads more. We can't wait for you to be a part of it all.


Job details

Salary £75000 - £79999
Job Ref REF31082022VAC3880
Location Support Centre