Procurement Manager (Group)

Location
South Wales
Salary
GBP65000 - GBP75000 per annum + Car + Package
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
04 Nov 2017
Ref
13820861/001
Contact
Richard Krysiak
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As the Procurement Manager you will be responsible for developing and executing sourcing strategies for the clinical healthcare business line.

You will lead and manage a multi-site team ensuring the procurement plans and projects are in line with company strategy and policies and deliver Year-on-Year bottom line savings.

Client Details

Our client is recognised as a leader in its field. This diverse organisation can trace it's roots back over 150 years and lives by it's values ingrained in it's staff and vision for growth.

Description

Key Responsibilities:

* Develop sourcing strategies with the procurement team setting out clear projects, timelines and financial savings targets.

* Present the sourcing strategy to senior business leaders for approval and inclusion within the wider company vision and budget.

* Lead and execute sourcing projects to ensure each product category delivers against the agreed sourcing plan.

* Ensure strategies and projects remain current and deliverable through continual research and analysis of markets, products, commodities and suppliers.

* Support and lead the procurement team through negotiations including the negation of price pressure.

* Conduct and oversee risk assessments of all procurement activity, to guarantee a secure and highly reliable supply chain.

* Manage supplier relations, coordinating with the purchasing team where required.

* Maintain a thorough understanding of all regulatory requirements ensuring all sourcing activity is compliant with our QA policies.

* Manage the multi-site procurement team to ensure a cohesive efficient department.

* Ensure implementation of best practice Purchasing Policy and drive compliance of group and local agreements.

* Conduct supplier visits and audits, including regular trips overseas.

* Seek out and identify new products which may enhance the company portfolio. Support and liaise with internal stakeholders to identify product innovations and apply sourcing guidance and lead accordingly.

* Provide procurement support to the Tenders and Quotes department to ensure all bids are competitive; sourcing new components, re-negotiating current pricing, identifying alternative products.

* Work closely with the commercial functions to capture any changing customer and market demands and adapt strategies as required.

* Approve and improve procurement documents and processes.

* Produce a suite of reports, concisely reflecting the month activities, results and future prospects.

* Liaison with clients to maintain strong relations and keep abreast of changing environments.

* Pay close attention to detail, be systematic and very well organised.

Profile

Skills & Attributes:

  • Demonstrated background in a procurement management role with a proven ability to execute sourcing strategies to deliver Y-on-Y savings.
  • MCIPS/FCIPS or relevant Academic Qualification
  • Evidenced skills in the management and development of a diverse supplier base and product range, to ensure the department supports the company strategy and targets.
  • Proven Managerial background within a diverse skilled team is essential.

  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills with a proven ability to deliver bottom line savings Y-on-Y.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for communication, networking and influencing
  • Highly numerate and creative problem solver
  • Strong time management / prioritisation skills
  • Excellent written English and verbal skills
  • Advanced MS Office and skilled in data usage from ERP/MRP
  • Ability to listen to and influence at any level to build and develop effective working teams
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to analyse data and interpret the information effectively to continuously improve the department and/or team

Job Offer

As well as the chance to join a Progressive Organisation at a group level you will receive a Very Competitive Salary, Car/Allowance and Excellent benefits.