Procurement Manager

Recruiter
1st Executive
Location
Guildford
Salary
GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted
17 Jun 2019
Closes
17 Jul 2019
Ref
J12718
Contact
Sheila Harris
Specialist Area
Category management
Sector
Catering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Procurement Manager

Guildford Area

Salary: Up to £50000 plus excellent benefits

Our client is a Major Global Organisation with a strong brand and dynamic approach. They are now seeking a Procurement Manager to join the organisation. Reporting into the Head of Procurement you will support the development and execution of the category strategy, driving sourcing projects and liaise with stakeholders on a global basis.

Key Responsibilities

Develop and deliver category strategy for indirects procurement (in particular Logistics, Sales & Marketing and corporate services

Manage a category spend of around £50 million

Engage with stakeholders as defined in alignment with the Category Manager throughout the strategy development and sourcing execution process, ensuring stakeholder input is considered

Provide analysis and support on the regional category spend baseline and category profile, providing analysis and trend support information

Manage suppliers, assessing performance and driving strong service levels

Coordinate analytics and e-sourcing

Develop category specific toolkits and train Category Managers in execution

Execute end-to-end sourcing projects

Person Specification:

Ideally graduate of equivalent

Strong ability to challenge and influence business partners

Outgoing and driven with a passion for procurement

Proven experience of managing a variety of stakeholders to gain strong results

Excellent negotiation skills

Ability to drive and execute procurement strategies

Experience of sourcing categories which may include indirects, logistics, corporate services, or you may have a directs/packaging background but wish to move into this area

Ability to drive change

Experience of working in a fast moving and matrix organisation preferred.

Contact: sheila.harris@1st-executive.com

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