Direct Strategic Procurement Manager

GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum + Bonus
19 Mar 2018
18 Apr 2018
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Consultant, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Direct Strategic Procurement Manager - Fortune 500 Automotive Firm - Middlesex/ Bedfordshire - £45,000- £50,000 + 15% Bonus

Market Leading Automotive Firm is searching for a Direct Strategic Procurement Manager to design and execute their entire UK sourcing plan. This best-in-class procurement function already has an established infrastructure, however, the company are looking give someone the autonomy to take it in a different direction. The company itself is an award winning leader within its industry, with offices on every continent, meaning the opportunities for growth and development are huge.

As Direct Strategic Procurement Manager you will:-
* Lead the end to end sourcing of all Direct Procurement Categories, including but not limited to Raw Materials, Metals, and Specific Automotive Components
* Interface with C-Level stakeholders within the firms different functions, as well as high profile external suppliers
* Perform detailed analysis concerning supplier performance, in order to create process improvements and increase cost savings across all Direct Procurement

Direct Strategic Procurement Manager Required Background:-
* Relevant experience either within a top procurement consultancy, or an automotive company, ideally specialising in Direct categories or procurement transformations
* Excellent project management and analysis skills showcased in previous role(s), and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
* Expertise in designing and executing sourcing strategies, with proof of outstanding measurable cost savings
* Degree + CIPS (Preferred but not essential)

This is the perfect opportunity for a Direct Procurement Specialist to drive the direction of a world class procurement function within one of the biggest brands in the automotive industry.

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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