Purchasing Manager

West Sussex
GBP45000.00 - GBP50000.00 per annum +
13 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Richard Johnson
Specialist Area
Purchasing, supply (main)
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

A Purchasing Manager job at a growing company based in West Sussex paying circa £50,000 plus great benefits

Your new company
Your new company has been experiencing consistent growth over the past several years and is forecast to continue to grow. Your company is also embarking on a new journey expanding the business and consistently improving their operations. This welcoming organisation provides the opportunity to improve your work life balance, and work in a friendly environment.

Your new role
In your new job, you will be the Purchasing Manager will full responsibility for the overall function and attached team. This is an outstanding opportunity to develop the procurement function in a practically greenfield environment, allowing you to utilise your business acumen and create a highly successful department. Key to your new role will be providing procurement support across the business, purchasing a variety of goods and services and business partnering departments to ensure 'Procurement Best Practice' is followed across the company. Development and delegation to your team will be an important part of your role here.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in your new job, you will have senior purchasing experience including leading and developing teams. You will also have extensive experience in supplier selection and contract negotiation / management. To be successful, you will need to have experience purchasing a variety of goods and particularly services. On top of that, business partnering experience as well as strategy setting and function development would be ideal. Knowledge of data management, Modern Slavery Act, and strong systems skills are highly desirable.

What you'll get in return
In return for this job, you will be remunerated with circa £50,000 plus a great set of benefits including bonus, outstanding pension / life assurance, and the chance to set a genuine worklife balance. You will have the chance to develop a function in a supportive, friendly environment with a group of passionate stakeholders.

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