Procurement Manager

GBP35000 - GBP45000 per annum +
19 Feb 2018
19 Mar 2018
Paris Howell
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

A unique opportunity to join a growing business in the Swindon area. Joining as Procurement Manager with accountability of running end to end procurement on all indirect commodity areas whilst supporting the Contract teams in regards to compliance and risk.

Client Details

A new opportunity to join a growing organisation in the Swindon area. Reporting directly into Operations, you will have direct accountability for the indirect category of spend and ensure effective Supply Chain advice and guidance to key stakeholders.


  • Develop and maintain key supplier relationships with jointly agreed vision
  • Negotiate commercial agreements and marketing contributions with new and existing suppliers
  • Maintain and agree processes with the Operational team to ensure contracted products are operationally viable
  • Draft and implement any standards procedures and templates
  • Develop spend data, year on year, competitor analysis and recommend rate requirements to help aid negotiations
  • Review supplier performance and highlight any contractual risks
  • Understand pricing strategy, margins and volumes associated with each contracted product


  • Background within Indirect procurement - Travel desirable
  • A strategic approach with commercial awareness
  • Excellent stakeholder and negotiation skills
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with new and existing suppliers
  • Great analytical skills and the ability to relay complex information in a concise way
  • Ability to create excellent processes and identify improvements where required
  • Able to evaluate bids/tenders and make recommendations as required
  • Identify and drive through category savings opportunities through market and data analysis
  • CIPS qualified desirable

Job Offer

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 plus benefits

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