UK Direct Procurement Manager

GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum + Bonus
24 Mar 2018
23 Apr 2018
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Consultant, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

UK Direct Procurement Manager - Fortune 500 - Middlesex/ Buckinghamshire -£40,000 - £50,000 +Bonus

Market Leading Services Company is looking for a UK Direct Procurement Manager to take the lead on all direct procurement categories and help develop this already best-in-class procurement function. The procurement function has just come through a very successful transformation and is now looking to add to its team in order to keep up with recent growth. The role itself will give the successful individual a huge amount of autonomy, whilst also providing them with a network of experienced international managers to help develop their skills.

As UK Direct Procurement Manager you will:-
* Be responsible for the procurement of all industry specific components, 3rd Party goods, as well as the MRO of products produced by the company
* Devise and deliver on complex category plans in order to deliver cost savings and better value for money for the company
* Build and manage relationships with high profile stakeholders and suppliers from all over the world
* Gain experience in a full end-to-end procurement role, from analysing supplier data through contract negotiation to managing the relationships with successful suppliers

Direct Procurement Manager Required Background:-
* Ideally the candidate will have some experience procuring components in an Engineering, Automotive, or Procurement Consultancy background, however, candidates from other industries will also be considered
* Strong evidence of significant cost savings or other tangible achievements in previous role(s)
* Excellent analytical skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel
* Degree + CIPS (beneficial but not essential)

This is a rare opportunity for a direct procurement specialist to make a great step in their career for a firm with great leverage in their industry, and within a procurement function that is showing exceptional growth.

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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