Procurement Manager

25 days holiday + BH
05 Jul 2021
02 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Purpose of the Procurement Manager role:

To develop and maintain an efficient supplier base that delivers effectively against current volumes and supports business growth plans at a competitive cost. To increase OTIF performance with suppliers to prevent stock outs, whilst increasing efficiency by increasing the number of stock turns per year.

Key Accountabilities:

* To manage the supplier base to ensure existing and new suppliers can continuously deliver 'On Time In Full' above 95%.

* To lead negotiations with key suppliers of bought in goods to ensure the business receives both competitive prices and high service levels so that the Company gains a competitive advantage over its competitors.

* To monitor the performance of suppliers and hold performance review meetings with underperforming suppliers, benchmarking against high performing suppliers to help identify improvement areas.

* To challenge suppliers to find ways improve and innovate and to develop & deliver sustainable improvements within own function so that the business effectively manages uncertainty & change.

* To create and develop Service Level Agreements in order that the performance of suppliers and subcontractors can be effectively monitored and measured, ensuring PRMF risk exposure is kept to a minimum.

* To deliver a minimum of 5% YOY Nett cost reduction against total BI spend per annum.

* To proactively manage customer and supplier relationships so that PRMF is viewed as an effective supply partner and considered to be a supplier of choice.

* To lead and motivate the team of Buyers to ensure their potential is maximised and they are working towards departmental and business strategic objectives.

* Effectively organise and prioritise the teams' resources ensuring the team is effectively utilised, through daily, weekly and monthly planning.

* Continually carrying out analysis of the departmental performance and processes identifying improvement areas.

* Liaise with team members, and other internal stakeholders at all levels, to improve communication increasing efficiency whilst enhancing customer satisfaction leading to a higher percentage of repeat business for PRMF.

Competencies required for Procurement Manager role:


* Demonstrated ability to effectively procure materials, create reports for management and meet strict deadlines.

* Demonstrated ability to create and sustain good working relationships with colleagues and suppliers.

* Demonstrated ability to work effectively with detail.

* Customer focused.

* Ability to adapt to change and learn new standards and processes.

* Ability to convey information effectively both in writing and verbally.

* Ability to challenge, influence and motivate stakeholders at all levels.

* Ability to work in high pressure environments.

* Ability to prioritise individual and departmental workloads.

* Excellent negotiation skill with a proven track record of making yearly savings.

* Intermediate Excel Knowledge with the ability to compile and use excel spreadsheets, including writing of formulae.

* GCSE Maths & English as Grade C

* Demonstrated ability to create and maintain supplier service level agreements.


* CIPS Qualified

* Intermediate or Advanced Excel knowledge

* Knowledge of Sage 500 and Sage 1000


* Creating reports to be presented at management level in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.

* Working with Excel

* Minimum 3 years' experience managing purchasing teams

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