Direct Procurement Manager

GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum + bonus
28 Feb 2018
28 Mar 2018
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Consultant, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Direct Procurement Manager- Industry Leading Travel Company- Middlesex/Berkshire - £45,000-£50,000 + BONUS

Global Powerhouse in the Travel Industry is looking for a Direct Procurement Manager to look after all their direct procurement categories. This is a rare opportunity for an ambitious procurement professional to gain great exposure within the procurement industry and take on increased responsibility. The company are a Fortune 500 firm looking to diversify and grow their procurement function and a currently going through a fruitful transformation.

As Direct Procurement Manager you will:-
* Be responsible for creating category plans for all direct categories, primarily raw materials, industry specific equipment, and MRO
* Have an analytical approach to all strategic sourcing, using innovative techniques and basic computer programs e.g. Microsoft Excel
* Be part of a rapidly growing and changing procurement function looking to expand and diversify its sourcing strategies

Direct Procurement Manager Required Background:-
* Some experience managing direct spend within a relevant industry, ideally Automotive, Aerospace, or Procurement Consultancy
* Complete proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and a strong analytical background
* Degree +CIPS (beneficial but not essential)

This is a phenomenal opportunity for a direct procurement specialist to take on a great deal of responsibility in a procurement function which offers fantastic exposure and progression opportunities.

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

Key Skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, stakeholder management, negotiation, SRM, procurement consultancy, project management, direct procurement

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