Procurement Manager

GBP45000.00 - GBP60000.00 per annum +
29 Sep 2017
29 Oct 2017
William Warren
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Best practice procurement opportunity - Indirects

Following investment in the Procurement function and continued organisation success, an opportunity has arisen to join this renowned employer of choice. The role can be shaped to suit experience with an exciting portfolio of procurement projects signed off.

Your main focus will be the development and execution of strategic sourcing plans across a range of spend. You will lead the end to end procurement process for corporate strategy projects and provide advice for transactional sourcing activity. The role will include engaging internal stakeholders, understanding options and risks associated with activities, and supporting supplier relationships in order to achieve superior supplier performance. Working with stakeholders to identify and implement cost savings, you will be focusing on the strategic management of your category areas, to develop a supply base and drive improvements. You will be involved in developing negotiation strategies as well as managing supplier and stakeholder relationships.

Experience and knowledge of best-practice procurement and experience of strategic sourcing in a fast-paced working environment is essential. You will need to be able to demonstrate your strong communication and leadership skills with the need to secure buy-in with key stakeholders up to and including board level. You must have experience in influencing others as well as an ability to work in a fast paced and ever changing environment. With a highly motivated and progressive attitude, you will enjoy working in a team of pro-active, ambitious and like-minded individuals supporting you.

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