Indirect Procurement Manager

£35000 - £38000 per annum
08 Oct 2018
05 Nov 2018
Kirsty McEwen
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Indirect Procurement Manager
Salary: £35,000 – £38,000
Location: Somerset

Do you have great commercial knowledge and strategic approach to procurement? Do you understand the needs of Marketing and Indirect procurement spend and want the opportunity to bring value to an international retailer? Do you want to make the next step in your career by working for a major brand?

If you answered yes to the above, we have an exciting opportunity for you. You will be working within the global procurement strategy to support the Head of Strategic Procurement, assisting in the delivery of this household brand's procurement strategy and drive value at every possible opportunity. Your responsibilities will include;

• Ensuring all procurement processes and procedures are delivered
• To assist with the corporate, marketing and indirect spend
• To deliver and manage significant savings
• Manage the delivery of tenders, quotes and contracts and present cost reductive recommendations to key stakeholders across the business to ensure the best quality, price and value
• Negotiate pricing and contract terms with suppliers and collaboration with legal to draft supplier agreements
• Provide compliance assistance on SAP and team obligations
• Day to day supplier relationship management

Experience Needed
• Highly commercial approach, driven and strategic
• Great communication and negotiation skills
• Excellent problem solver
• Experience leading cross-functional and matrix teams
• Experience with high value contracts and budgets
• International brand experience
• Experience with end to end tendering
• Able to influence stakeholders
• Degree educated
• Category management experience

Desired Experience
• Experience within a creative environment
• Previous experience in a retail environment

For more information on this role, please contact Kirsty McEwen at Procurement People