Food & Beverage Procurement and Logistics Placement – UK

Food & Beverage London, United Kingdom


Position:End of studies placement

Member of F&B UK team, managed by Mari Volkosh

Your mission is to handle food and beverage procurement needs, ensuring all products are delivered to the restaurant on time and in full.

  1. Procurement
  • Ensuring availability of the best products in line with Big Mamma’s requirements (quality, seasonality, sustainability, provenance: Italian/local)
  • Support of the restaurant’s day to day F&B life, ensuring respect of necessary processes
  • Management of restaurant / supplier relationship
  • Tenders and negotiations that ensure our products have the best value for price (inc. retroactive support agreements with partner brands)
  • Management of Holdings’ food, beverage, crockery stocks
  • 100% accuracy of pricelist / supplier data
  • Management of non-food (crockery, cutlery, maintenance) procurement
  • Responsibility for preparing end of month financial summaries (statements, stock reports)
  • Special projects: adjusting existing procurement processes to new restaurant openings
  1. Logistics
  • Responsibility for Italy – UK and France – UK logistics
  • Responsibility for timely and full deliveries
  • Effective and efficient solutions for any procurement/logistics issues
  • Logistics optimisation
  • Special projects: setting up logistics structures for new restaurant openings


  • Proficient in English and Italian
  • BA/BS or equivalent diploma in Business
  • Passionate about food and quality
  • Rigorous, practical, analytical
  • Strong communication skills