Procurement Manager

Posted 8 January by Summit Personnel Ltd
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Summit Personnel are currently representing a leading insurance company in Manchester who are seeking an experienced Procurement Manager to join their team. The successful candidate will have proven experience as a Procurement Manager, preferably with insurance claims knowledge and be looking to join an ambitious and forward thinking business.

Key duties as Procurement Manager will include:

  • Design, implement and subsequently manage the Claims procurement activity (in line with business and stakeholder requirements) that delivers value for money, minimises risk and aligns with best in class procurement strategies.
  • Apply of market and procurement expertise across the Claims categories with special emphasis on value, performance and delivery.
  • Take ownership of end to end procurement projects - managing stakeholder expectations and ensuring timely execution of sourcing activities in line with pre-agreed project plans
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with suppliers, stakeholders and the wider business areas to understand needs and requirements and ensure the provision of effective advice and services
  • Provide information to the Group Head of Procurement and Supplier Management which will assist in the forecasting, re-forecasting and on-going reporting on budgets as and when required

In order to be considered for the role of Procurement Manager, candidates should possess the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to degree level or holding an equivalent professional qualification
  • MCIPS qualification or equivalent desirable
  • A demonstrable background in Claims procurement / category management / Operations within a complex environment
  • Experienced in the formulisation and implementation of category strategies including supplier assessment and due diligence, and ongoing management
  • Experienced in negotiating critical contracts whilst minimising business risk and maximising commercial benefit through scale and relationships
  • Demonstrable experience of both stakeholder and people management
  • Solid experience of supplier management including the ability to analyse performance metrics
  • A solid understanding of other indirect procurement categories desirable
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent knowledge of the Claims industry
  • Knowledge of motor insurance products and the motor insurance industry
  • Solid understanding of the business objectives and operations
  • Good knowledge of procurement strategy development and execution
  • Knowledge of FCA requirements (including TCF)

In return, you will be offered a competitive salary to £60,000 dependent on experience and a market leading benefits package, along with the opportunity to forge a successful career with a progressive and well reputed business.

Required skills

  • Category
  • Claims
  • General Insurance
  • Procurement
  • Procurement Contracts

Reference: 38700506

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