Senior Procurement Manager, Indirects

5 days left

GBP60000 - GBP70000 per annum +
23 Feb 2018
23 Mar 2018
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Procurement Manager, Indirects - Global Retail Brand - Derby + Home Working - £60,000 - 70,000 + Car + Bonus

£ Multi-Billion Retail Giant seeks passionate Procurement specialist to take ownership of their complex GNFR (goods not for resale) expenditure and lead a team of two Sourcing specialists. The company has just begun a major overhaul in an attempt to raise their strategic procurement capabilities, as well as become a world-class model for sustainable sourcing, so now is an exciting time to join their journey.

As Senior Procurement Manager for Indirect spends you will:-

  • Report into the Head of Business Intelligence and liaise with Departmental Heads critical to the success of this improving Procurement function (Head of Finance, Operations, Legal etc)
  • Lead the Procurement function into new and innovative areas to raise their profile and reinforce best practice
  • Influence strategy development & implementation for key spend categories across generalist indirects including FM, HR, Professional Services, Marketing, Travel, Fleet, Couriers, IT & Technology etc
  • Initiate and execute high level procurement and strategic sourcing projects to drive value and deliver £ Multi-Million cost savings
  • Mentor and coach more junior Procurement & Sourcing team members, assisting their development as you in turn grow towards Procurement Directorship
  • Ensure the value of supplier management is understood within these high-profile categories to maximise value beyond the pre-contract procurement phases

Required candidate background:-

  • Proven procurement, strategic sourcing & category management skills gained from a progressive procurement career within FTSE 250 companies
  • Relevant indirect procurement category experience (listed in initial paragraphs)
  • Impressive achievements detailed on CV, including cost savings, risk mitigation, supplier consolidation, strategic vendor partnerships established etc
  • Degree & MCIPS preferred though not essential

This expanding Retail & FMCG brand rarely goes to the external market, so this is a fantastic opportunity for a high-achieving Procurement expert to join at a senior level and progress within a collaborative and rewarding environment. The Firm has a generous flexible working policy and holiday allowance, so their new team member will enjoy a healthy work life balance.

To find out more and apply please send your CV to or directly through this page.

Key skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, negotiation, stakeholder management, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, purchasing, buying, Indirect, HR Procurement, L&D Procurement, Professional Services Procurement, Legal Services & Consultancy Procurement, Marketing Procurement, FM Procurement, Fleet Procurement, Logistics Procurement

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