Our client has an exciting position to join their supply chain team! The new Procurement Manager will have experience in both category buying and sourcing along with purchasing of raw materials. Our client is a unique mix of manufacturing and retail and so experience working in either environment would be advantageous. 
 
The purpose of the role is to procure goods and services both nationally and globally that will deliver maximum value for money, support business growth and meet company requirements in terms of quality, cost, and delivery. 
 
Key requirements: 
 
· Lead and work cross functionally on projects of indirect and direct spend. 
· Conduct research to identify suppliers who will deliver best value and best quality of goods and services. 
· Building and maintaining good relationships with new and existing suppliers 
· Review Terms & Conditions and support contract negotiations, establishing KPIs and SLAs to enable ongoing monitoring of the quality of service and product delivered. 
· Production of tender documents and evaluation of tender responses 
· Liaising with internal departments & Far East suppliers on the development of Sourced, ensuring products are developed and delivered on time and in full. 
· Working with HR and Engineering on procurement projects including Health & Safety, Business Travel, Cleaning, PPE, Manual Handling equipment, Landscaping & Waste management. 
· Work with the Purchasing team to identify cost savings across the business. 
· Ensuring purchasing procedures are followed in line with the business purchasing strategy whilst ensuring suppliers are aware of business objectives. 
 
Qualifications, skills, and experience: 
 
· Good verbal & written communication skills 
· Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and manage internal and external relationships. 
· Able to work independently and as part of a small team. 
· Numerical, with strong analytical and negotiation skills 
· High level of computer literacy, to include MS Excel & Word. 
· Methodical, confident, and organised approach to working. 
· Experience in dealing with global suppliers & sourced product development. 
· Experience in “critical path” project management processes 
· Experience preferably in manufacturing background negotiating contracts for goods and services in manufacturing, utilities, engineering & Health & Safety 
· Ability to multitask, flexible /adaptable approach to work. 
· Able to work under pressure and to tight schedules. 
 
What you can expect to achieve: 
 
33 days annual leave including bank holidays 
Additional holidays after length of service 
private medical insurance to include spouse 
Death in service 
Bonus scheme 
6% pension contribution 
Christmas Vouchers 
 
How to Apply: If you are ready for this exciting opportunity, apply now through the provided links or contact Recruit 2 You directly at 01773 252222, serving as the employment agency for this hire. 
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Our client has an exciting position to join their supply chain team! The new Procurement Manager will have experience in both category buying and sourcing along with purchasing of raw materials. Our client is a unique mix of manufacturing and retail and so experience working in either environment would be advantageous. 
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