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Contract & Supplier Manager

Posted 25 January by REED Procurement & Supply Chain Easy Apply Ended
My client is an International market leader in their field of technology.  They operated across 4 continents and are growing and expanding all the time.  They are highly innovative and solutions driven ensuring they stay at the fore front of their market and ahead of the competition.

They seek to appoint Contract & Supplier Manager to work at the UK Head Office in Hatfield.  

The purpose of the role is to support the reduction in operating costs across direct and indirect purchasing. And to develop and maintain strategic relationships with existing and new suppliers.

Reporting to the Procurement Director the role of the Contract & Supplier Manager is to:

• Facilitate the purchase and demand planning of agreed stock items/services for items in span of control
• Work with Department budget owners to ensure purchasing is aligned to CAPEX/OPEX targets
• Ensuring all financial processes are completed and associated reporting issued.
• Ensure Purchasing procedures are followed personally and adhered to by others
• Driving costs downs across OPEX/CAPEX to agreed targets whilst maintaining quality & service
• Manage key supplier relationships to ensure service, value and quality is maintained
• Hold service reviews with local teams & suppliers
• Source and embed new suppliers
• Lead area of responsibility on Tenders/RFI’s/RFP’s, and manage end to end process
• Contract management – Renewals/renegotiation/implementation
• Lead negotiations and make recommendations
• Support Procurement Director in key activities across function in both UK and international business
• Support on key business initiatives – EG ERP
• Be able to work/support both UK and international when required

We are looking for someone with a solid backgroud in Procurement and Contract Management. 
You need to be experienced in Direct and Indirect Purchasing
ERP / Oracle experience is preferable and Advanced Excel is essential.

Personal attributes are very important to this role and you will need the highest level of communication skills, people management and the ability to influence.  You should also be process driven and highly organised. 

If you think this is the role for you please apply on line as all applications will be considered. If you would like to discuss the role first you can call me, Nessa Parkinson on 020 8363 1344. 

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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