Procurement Manager

Location
North West England
Salary
GBP45000 - GBP60000 per annum + car, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Ref
13844614/001
Contact
Richard Jones
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Construction
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is a main contractor and a leader in their field, who are going through a large growth period with a full order book for the next 12 months. They are looking for a Procurement Manager to join their team and to take overall responsibility for the procurement function with full autonomy to implement solid procurement processes into the business with both operational and strategic skills

Client Details

My main contracting client are currently recruiting for a Group Procurement Manager to manage and organise procurement strategies within the business, where you will effectively manage and organise the Purchasing and Stock Control Teams and to establish Procurement Strategies and Procedures to improve business efficiency and cost management.

My client is a main contractor and a leader in their field, who are going through a large growth period with a full order book for the next 12 months. They are looking for a Procurement Manager to join their team and to take overall responsibility for the procurement function with full autonomy to implement solid procurement processes into the organisation with both operational and strategic skills

Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Purchasing policy and planning
  • Departmental staff recruitment, development, training and management
  • Develop key relationships with business stakeholders and strategic supply partners
  • Develop existing and new suppliers to ensure the organisation has access to lines of supply that continuously improve its competitive position
  • Managing purchasing information and systems
  • Build and develop relationships with key suppliers including monitoring performance and KPIs
  • Effective proactive liaison with other departments as necessary to understand and deliver purchasing requirements
  • Negotiating and administration of purchasing contracts
  • Cost saving budgeting and targeting
  • Setting and planning how to achieve supplier accreditation and service level management
  • Administration and reporting as necessary
  • Payment terms negotiation
  • Stock and materials management
  • Monitor and report on activities and provide relevant management information
  • Liaise and attend meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business and organisational development.
  • To carry out any projects or functions commensurate with your abilities as the company shall at its discretion determine.

Profile

Key Skills

  • Excellent analytical and organisational skills
  • Excellent internal client engagement and stakeholder management skills
  • Good communication skills, able to build and develop strong relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Proven experience of deploying strategic procurement strategies and processes that deliver real business value
  • The ability to influence at all levels across a large organisation
  • Personal credibility, integrity, diplomacy, tenacity and open-mindedness
  • Sound analysis of data and issues to develop workable solutions on a timely basis
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, challenging, changing work environment
  • Develop workable solutions from issues on a timely basis
  • Strong contract negotiation skills in order to address issues with key suppliers at Exec & Board level
  • Ideally CIPS qualified
  • MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE OF OF CONSTRUCTION PROCUREMENT

Job Offer

My client is looking to offer a basic salary of up to £60k + competitive package for the ideal candidate