Procurement Manager

Posted 16 April by Chase and Holland Recruitment Ltd
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Procurement Manager – Indirect - £55,000 - £75,000pa + Benefits

Chase & Holland and delighted to be working with our established and successful client who are looking to recruit for a Procurement Manager to join their team. The business has grown by over 50% is the last 3 years and are earmarked for further growth over the next 5 years. This is a new role within the business and presents and opportunity for an experienced procurement professional to set up and manage a procurement function across the business.

Reporting to the Senior Director, the post holder will play a strategically important role within the organisation to ensure outstanding procurement service delivery across the business.

Responsibilities of the Procurement Manager:

  • Working with various stakeholders across the business to determine their needs and sourcing the best products, services and suppliers
  • Taking the lead in tendering processes, evaluating bids and making recommendations, based on commercial and technical factors
  • Ensuring the best quality products and services are obtain for the best price in a timely manner
  • Managing a large annual spend
  • Monitoring business trends and product availability to pay the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times
  • Be responsible for the development and maintenance of a supplier base that can generate competitive advantage
  • Support the development of and implementation of regional sourcing strategies for selected categories
  • Utilise spend analytics, sourcing management processes and tools to rationalise and select suppliers, manage supplier relationship as well as negotiate contract pricing, terms and conditions
  • Implement procurement processes and policies, while managing internal stakeholder engagement over multiple business areas and locations
  • Develop a reliable supplier base as a source for innovative and efficient solutions
Hours: Full-time, Monday to Friday - Flexible

Required Skills & Experience:

  • This is an integral role to the business and as such, the right person needs at least 5 years buying experience (ideally with strong indirect procurement)
  • The client needs someone who works cross-functionally in developing and executing sound sourcing strategies to select reliable suppliers
  • You’ll ideally be degree educated and someone who understands Indirect spends across the business
  • Be driven to deliver change
  • Have a collaborative can-do attitude
In Return You’ll Receive:

  • An opportunity to join a genuinely exciting and growing business
  • The chance to put your mark on implementing and managing a procurement function
  • Sponsored non work related personal development
  • Excellent remuneration package
If you are interested in finding out about this exciting Procurement Manager opportunity, please click ‘Apply now’.

Chase & Holland acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Procurement & Supply Chain, Finance, HR, IT and Office Support recruitment and comfortably service Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Lincolnshire

Reference: 42489735

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