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Procurement Manager

Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location: Warwick
Salary: £43.34 per hour
Application date: 25th Jun 2024

An exciting opportunity has become available within our client’s Indirect Procurement (IP) function to lead a team of Buyers responsible for the procurement of a variety of Corporate Professional Services contracts (both time and material as well as deliverables based projects), across a number of key stakeholder groups.

The role is responsible for working closely with key stakeholders to define both Strategy and Sourcing, as well as associated contract management and supplier relationship management, the role requires a high level of interaction with internal senior stakeholders and external suppliers.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

• Work with internal stakeholders and supplier representatives to develop and deliver procurement strategies to purchase services; delivering value for money and fit-for-purpose solutions.
• Manage numerous Stakeholders and determine best fit procurement route per project
• Manage a varied stakeholder group in developing strategic activities which form Strategic Category Plans (SCPs).
• Develop the optimal supply base consistent with the Strategic Category Plans (SCP) content.
• Manage supplier relationships and supplier performance
• Manage, plan and deliver annual budget savings Engage closely with key stakeholders to maximise
• Purchasing influence and ensure alignment with Purchasing processes and policy

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

• Previous experience in Indirect Procurement services
• Skilled and experienced negotiator in commercial issues including terms & conditions
• Previous people management experience
• High degree of commercial acumen.
• Knowledge and experience of Category Management approach including strategy development and implementation, sourcing, contract management and supplier relationship management.
• Global outlook with experience of dealing with an international supply base.
• Excellent relationship management skills
• Strong project management and organisational skills
• Effective communicator at all levels, strong influencing skills.

Education:

• Relevant Degree or equivalent
• CIPS

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