Senior Procurement Manager

South Yorkshire
GBP50000 - GBP60000 per annum +
18 Sep 2017
18 Oct 2017
Richard Jones
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is looking for a Senior Procurement Manager, who will be responsible for maximising the value of Procurement at by implementing new supplier contracts while ensuring service continuity and delivering ongoing value and savings in line with the Procurement Policy.

Client Details

My client is a global leader in their field and who hold a vision with both suppliers and customers to drive innovation, add value and deliver transformational outcomes for their customers, profit for their business and drive inspiration for their people.


This role is specifically responsible for:

  • Delivering professional procurement services to internal customers at all levels in the Business Unit(s) they may be responsible for
  • Identifying and delivering value (including bottom line savings) on an ongoing basis and to meet specific in-year targets
  • Proactively and professionally engaging with internal customers to understand their specific requirements linked to end customer commitments
  • Managing those suppliers who deliver services that are specific to the Business Unit and sourcing new suppliers who are best able to meet the needs of the Business; ensuring best value, fitness for purpose, risk reduction and a quality service to the end customer
  • Identifying opportunities to deliver value by aligning with our Category approach and managing the successful delivery and transparent reporting of deliverables
  • Driving innovation into our customer offerings
  • Streamlining procurement processes and procedures
  • Exceeding on our sustainability commitments


The successful applicant

  • The spend they look after complies with the Procurement Strategy, Policies and Processes

  • Ensuring leveraging parent company group agreements
  • Inputs are proactively made to all reporting (compliance, spend, savings and other) including recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Localised & Divisional Procurement needs are aligned to a Category approach wherever possible
  • Supplier Framework Agreements and Contracts are used and publicised across the business to ensure all colleagues know who to buy from and how much to pay
  • Engage with operational teams to manage the performance of subcontractors
  • Ensuring mobilisation solutions support individual client sustainability commitments
  • Significant experience in a Procurement role
  • Previous experience in a line management role
  • CIPS, or working towards (or equivalent) / relevant degree
  • Experience of Stakeholder Management and Influencing skills
  • Recent experience in Services and / or Facilities Management

Job Offer

My client is looking to offer a base salary of up to £65k plus package for the ideal candidate