Job title: Procurement Manager
Location: Avonmouth BS11 0FJ
Competitive salary & benefits package on offer dependent on skills and experience.
Salary in the range of £40k - £60k
Are you an experienced procurement professional, with a proven ability to cut costs and manage budgets? This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference in this fast-growing independent crane hire and plant/machinery movement company with depots across the country.
Due to our continued expansion we have a vacancy for a Procurement Manager based at our Head Office in Avonmouth.
As this is a new position your initial brief will be to gain an overview of our procurement requirements across the company. You will form close working relationships with colleagues at all levels and take a hands-on approach to implementing solutions.
What We’re Looking For:
Demonstration of significant cost savings and maximising profitability
Manage relationships with suppliers; monitor their performance, introduce SLA’s and re-negotiate discounts at both local & national levels
Ensuring that all contracts and tenders are managed appropriately
Improve upon current procedures, create authorisation structures & communicate to all employees; ensure compliance and give training when necessary
Work with existing staff where they are currently responsible for purchasing, and ensure there are co-ordinated, companywide policies adopted to cut costs and create sustainable savings
Monitor department budgets and report on variances
Manage, develop and administer the Approved Supplier process
Background in construction or plant hire; you might already be working in a similar business
CIPS qualification desirable; you might be qualified by experience
Understanding of commercial contracts and legal governance
Excellent experience of working with Microsoft Office suite
Strong communication, negotiation and presentation skills
In Return You Will Receive:
Competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience
Company Pension and Life Assurance
Training and development opportunities
Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm Applications will only be considered from candidates who live within a commutable distance of Avonmouth. Some travel and reasonable excess hours may be required.
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