Procurement Manager

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
21 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
The Procurement Manager will manage and undertake procurement activities to meet the needs of the business. This will encompass all aspects of best practice procurement and supply chain management in order to achieve value add. Client Details Leading UK Business Description Assist and support the development and implementation of the Procurement Strategy Ensure robust tender exercises and evaluation techniques which conform with best practice procurement Direct supervision and development of Senior Buyers, Buyers and Assistant Buyers Market the Procurement function, providing assistance to the broader community on procurement related issues Management of high value and / or strategically important contracts and framework agreements Develop and implement discrete category strategies for predetermined supply groups Promote through early involvement the potential for procurement to add value and improve customer service Act as procurement interface on strategic contracts and framework agreements, ensuring supplier relationship management Identify and / or deliver against a series of discrete supply chain, system and process initiatives aimed at developing the procurement function Maintenance and development of procurement processes Work with bid managers to ensure bids with sub-contract requirements are understood and underpinned as appropriate Ability to embrace and influence change Ensure customer requirements are fully understood in the highly specialised industry and work closely with Lead Engineers as required Enable improvements in transactional procurement processes Maintain a suite of procurement contract documentation to meet requirements Measures Production of procurement reports and analysis in line with periodic reporting Excellent understanding of terms & conditions with the ability to negotiate with suppliers on terms Responding to customer queries in a timely manner Savings achieved Adhering to all legislative, regulatory and company procedures / standards e.g. safety, quality, risk, security Profile Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Degree qualified Minimum of 5 years experience in a procurement environment Ability to understand technical requirements Excellent interpersonal skills - confidence, drive, challenge, influencing skills, communications Job Offer Procurement Manager - North West