Beaumont Select

Purchasing Manager

Oxford, Oxfordshire
£40-48k + pension
05 Sep 2019
05 Oct 2019
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Purchasing Manager opportunity with a unique and well respected organisation, with a Global reputation as a world class centre of excellence in research and development. **3 Year fixed term contract** …

The role:
Using category management and strategic relationship management techniques to ensure that the client leverages its full potential spend and achieves best value for money.

Purchasing Manager Responsibilities:

  • To identify, develop and implement purchasing strategies for your sub category area in line with customer requirements and departmental objectives
  • To develop a robust category management approach to your specific sub category group (ensuring alignment at all times with wider strategies)
  • To identify and report on Value for Money activities within your sub category
  • To manage direct reports
  • Act as local expert and 1st point of contact within the sub category for the client and its Suppliers
  • Any other duties that may be required from time to time commensurate with the grade of the job

Essential selection criteria:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Actively studying for or full member of CIPS
  • Proven several years purchasing experience
  • Proven management skills
  • Proven record of developing strategic plans for the sub category and evidence of successfully executing those plans
  • Able to demonstrate driving value for money/savings in the category
  • Able to demonstrate continuous improvement initiatives with category specific suppliers and internal customers
  • Proven record of ability to negotiate complex arrangements with suppliers
  • Proven record of ability to construct and negotiate on contractual terms
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to influence at all levels within the organisation

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue-chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business

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