THG vacancy 2022 in Manchester, England, United Kingdom – 2022 Procurement & Supply Chain Graduate

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About the job

THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.

We’re powered by a global team of over 10,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.

We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you.

Our 12-Month Development Programme

Throughout the 12-M graduate programme, you’ll have access to a series of learning opportunities that will help to propel your career further, faster. The programme will consist of series of courses that have been designed to give you access to the knowledge, skills, and behaviours for success at THG. Each course will include a number of workshops, team takeovers, and engagement initiatives. Our programme is designed to accelerate your career by giving you access to regular, exciting, and engaging learning opportunities.

About Central Functions

Central Functions is formed of the teams and people that serve the entire business. These people are integral to the smooth running of the business; ensuring everyone is paid on time, that materials are sourced and arrive promptly, that we meet our legal obligations and that our health, safety, and security is safeguarded. 

About The Role

The Procurement and Supply Chain team are responsible for the processes and materials behind the manufacture and distribution of the goods that THG creates and sells. The work the team does is critical in ensuring the business is competitive in the market.

The Procurement and Supply Chain Graduate will rotate across the four main areas of the Procurement and Supply Chain team, gaining experience across all aspects as they develop within the business. Each rotation will last for three months, with the post holder working directly with an assigned mentor within each team. The post holder will undertake the following within in each rotation:


  • Understanding Export and Import Document Processing 
  • Understanding and obtaining freight rates, quoting and invoicing 
  • Planning multimodal shipments (Air / Sea / Road) 
  • Learning the new market trade lane setup process 
  • Completing customs processes for exports and imports 
  • Undertaking carrier performance management 
  • Applying for additional export documentation (Health Certs, Certificates of Free Sale, Country of Origin Certs) 

Supply Chain/Merchandising

  • Demand– Turning Finance budgets into forecasts at product and warehouse level. 
  • Stock Budgeting – Setting up stock targets at a macro level. 
  • Supply – Recognising order requirements and working with suppliers to fit their schedules to our needs. 
  • Operations – Building distribution plans to our global warehousing network. 
  • Production – Providing detailed raw material allocation plans aligning with our capacity planning 

Indirect Procurement

  • Understanding and undertaking tender preparation 
  • Conducting tender Evaluation Criteria & Assessment 
  • Undertaking proposal Analysis (Identifying Cost drivers) 
  • Contracting – Liquidated Damages, Insurance Verification, Financial Due Diligence 
  • Negotiation - Leveraging multiple bids, Listening, Making a Proposal, Constructive Concessions   
  • Contracting - Service Level Agreement including introducing service credits 
  • Identifying & implementing a sourcing channel (by international and channel placement) 
  • Develop a category strategy /plan for a spend area 

Direct Procurement

  • Sitting in one of 3 categories (Packaging, Co-manufacturers or raw materials) 
  • NPD (New Product Development) support 
  • Feedstock market analysis and understanding how this impact buying price and negotiation planning 
  • Ensuring supply by building and challenging supply chain set up with suppliers 
  • Finance query support – reviewing pricing for debit notes, liaising with supply chain on shortages   
  • Tenders – creating tender docs / pricing structures / work on a specific tender 
  • Artwork & compliance involvement – shadowing some of those teams to understand the process behind launching a product and time & the requirements from a print and regulatory point of view and how this feeds in to overall commercial impact 
  • Managing new suppliers into THG 
  • Supply chain ethics – supporting THG ethical sourcing programme 

Role Requirements

  • Top level graduate, looking to start work after graduation in Summer 2022 
  • Commercially astute, ambitious and highly intelligent individuals who are hungry for success and genuine responsibility 
  • An excellent communicator with the ability to build solid relationships both internally and externally 
  • Strong passion for Procurement & Supply Chain, as well as good organisational skills 
  • A proactive self-starter with a problem-solving attitude and the ability to negotiate well


  • Competitive salary  
  • Agile working policy – allowing up to 2 days a week working from home    
  • Commitment to continued learning and development through our bespoke early careers offering  
  • Working at Top 25 Sunday Times Large Companies to Work for 2021 rated business   
  • Access to mental health support as well as access to on-site Doctor and Nurse   
  • Discounted on-site Physio  

THG is proud to be a Disability Confident Committed employer. If you are invited to interview, please let us know if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to the recruitment process that will enable you to perform to the best of your ability.   

Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven’t heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further.

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Company: THG

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Entry level

Job Location: Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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