Senior Procurement Manager
Are you a driven and established procurement leader with great commercial acumen? Would you enjoy the pressure of being responsible for multi-million pound spend on supplies and services? Are you someone who can be counted on to drive supplier performance against contract?
If your answer is 'yes' to all of these, then we'd love to hear from you.
Want to know a little about us?
Our mission at Hitachi Capital UK is to be exceptional people, providing outstanding customer experiences. Our award-winning Vehicle Solutions business is one of the UK's best providers of funding and fleet solutions for small and large cars and commercial vehicle fleets. We have been funding cars, vans, HGVs and specialist vehicles in the UK for over 30 years and have seen consistent growth across our business. One of the reasons for this is our drive to innovate.
What does the role involve?
Your purpose in this role will be to ensure we get the best value from all of our suppliers covering everything from tyre contracts through to relationships with dealerships and garages across the county. Not only will you be looking for the best value for money, you'll be making sure that those suppliers perform the way we need them to in order for us to deliver an exceptional level of service to our customers.
Some of your key duties will include:
- Reviewing and driving supplier performance
- Holding suppliers to account for delivery against promises and contract
- Identifying new suppliers, and managing the tender process
What are we looking for?
You're second-to-none when it comes to driving value from suppliers. You're a taskmaster who takes no prisoners when it comes to negotiating and getting the best deal for your business. You may not be from an automotive background but we're happy with that - it's your procurement expertise we're interested in. In addition, we're looking for the following skills and experience:
- CIPS qualified
- Proven experience in negotiating multi-million pound contracts
- Procurement of both products and services
- Comfortable having difficult conversations
What can we offer you?
We're passionate about looking after our people at Hitachi Capital UK, as we know that looking after you means that you will look after our customers. In addition to a highly attractive salary and bonus package, we're able to offer you:
- Company car or cash allowance
- 25 days' holiday minimum - with the option to increase to 30 plus bank holidays
- Private healthcare, life assurance, and critical illness cover
- Generous pension scheme
- Employee assistance programme
In addition to our core package, we offer a range of flexible benefits including cycle to work, give as you earn, and discounts on mobile contracts, TV & broadband packages, high street vouchers, hotel bookings and much more.
What's the next step?
Like the sound of what we have to offer? Feel you've got something to bring to the role? What are you waiting for? Apply today - we look forward to setting you on the road to success.
Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC is an inclusive employer and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.