Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager

Ref: 613| Posted: 20th Nov 2019

Experienced Procurement Manager required, for a fixed term contract until June 2020, to identify, develop and deliver value for money and best practice through a portfolio of Supply Markets. You will also assist with the implementation of strategic procurement policy, the development of collaborative buying opportunities and maximise efficiencies through the use of the best procurement practice and dynamic e-procurement, e-tendering and e-auction technologies.
  • Experience of conducting major Contract negotiations
  • Working knowledge of the Supply Chain and contract processes including European and National legislation
  • Awareness of new technological and best practice advances in Supply chain
  • Proven track record of delivering optimum results in a multi – faceted procurement operation together with a comprehensive knowledge of Supply Chain governance desirable
  • Degree and / or relevant professional qualification and significant contract experience
  • Member of the Charted Institute of Purchasing & Supplies or equivalent qualification
  • Formulate, negotiate and manage a defined range of market areas to secure the best terms, conditions and financial outcome for the Company
  • Administer the commercial aspects of contracts including supplier appraisal, tender preparation, tender assessment, negotiation, recommendation, placement, variation management, claim management and performance monitoring
  • Maintain market knowledge of all areas of expenditure and assist in developing supply chain strategies that will underpin Company objectives
  • Assist with identifying top common area of transactional activity and agree appropriate Procurement strategies for each area and establish new arrangements to minimise transactional activity
  • Provide regular and pro-active liaison and support to internal and external customers to enable best practice to be achieved throughout Companywide contracts and further the development of the Company Purchasing System in conjunction with other Departments
  • Ensure all materials procured meet the Company’s requirements of suitability for purpose, quality, safety and price and continually monitor and assess Suppliers to ensure they are providing a service in accordance with their contractual obligations
  • Assist in establishing a strategy that achieves targeted savings, performance improvement and supplier rationalisation
  • Responsible for reviewing all relevant legislation, rules and procedures and recommend areas of change
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package