Procurement Manager

Location
Reading
Salary
GBP60000 - GBP65000 per annum +
Posted
17 Sep 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Ref
BBBH6288.7545767
Contact
Daniel Barnes
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Procurement Manager - Leading Global Technology Firm

Role: Procurement Manager, Property
Industry: Technology
Salary: £60k-£65k
Location: Reading
Contact: Daniel Barnes, d.barnes@bramwithconsulting.co.uk


This innovative, forward-thinking technology retailer are looking for an ambitious, talented individual to join a fast growing, fast paced Procurement team. Working on a greenfield site, the successful candidate will have autonomy to develop and implement their own Procurement strategy in line with business goals; but also have the support and training necessary to develop towards their career goals - reporting to the Head of Procurement. Not only is there great exposure to stakeholders and senior management, there are exciting opportunities to be promoted within - working for a company that truly values its Procurement function.


The Procurement role will involve:

  • Develop and implement sub category plans across the property category - delivering savings and driving innovation in a collaborative Procurement function. This will include liaising with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Influence and manage interpersonal relationships with stakeholders to deliver effective property procurement strategy in line with business goals
  • End to end Procurement of fit-out projects - architects, construction, inventory
  • Management of supplier performance - managing supplier relationships, supplier reviews/analysis. This will include ensuring suppliers are meeting their contracts and reviewing contracts that are not meeting their terms
  • Working autonomously as well as within a team environment to meet targets whilst also being an ambassador for the company's key behaviours
  • End to end Procurement- from Procurement profile development, market analysis, strategy, tenders - to negotiations, contracts and managing performance


Key Skills:

  • Experience working within a cross-functional business environment - with a strong ability to engage with stakeholders
  • Proven ability to develop and implement category strategy within property and its sub categories including utilities, real-estate and health and safety
  • Commercial awareness that can help build a competitive advantage globally as well as improve company performance
  • Strong ability to manage suppliers and monitor their performance
  • Experience of Procuring fit-out projects (preferable)
  • Degree or MCIPS


To have an opportunity to take advantage of this exciting new Procurement position and become a vital part of a new team; making a difference to one of the world's most prominent technology retailers - please send your CV to Daniel Barnes at d.barnes@bramwithconsulting.co.uk.

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