Indirect Procurement Manager

Artis PPSC
Bristol, Avon
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Procurement Manager - Indirect
£45-50k + benefits
South Bristol

My client is looking to significantly increase the size and impact of the Procurement team, and as such are looking to recruit an Indirect Procurement Manager. This is a very exciting opportunity to join the company and have a major impact on shaping and creating the Procurement team. The role will implement and manage a procurement strategy to maximise the company's overall purchasing power for all indirect products and services.

You will be a proven Procurement professional across all indirect categories, with a track record of identifying opportunities for reducing costs of products and services through supplier selection, central purchasing agreements and monitoring of supplier performance. Reporting to the Director you will manage a small team to implement processes and develop very strong internal and external stakeholder relationships.

The company are looking for someone who can adopt a very flexible approach to ensure the procurement department interacts effectively with all departments, getting their buy-in to the future strategy.

*Identify areas where the company can leverage its overall purchasing power through centralised purchasing agreements
*Monitor supplier performance and benchmark against alternative supply sources
*Manage tenders, purchase agreement negotiation and all associated paperwork
*Work closely with internal customers to ensure we have the right supplier base and purchasing agreements
*Visit suppliers as and when required
*Monitor internal customer satisfaction and continually seek ways to improve the service
*Monitor, review and update operational systems and procedures

*Proven procurement track record
*Excellent negotiation skills
*Strong management skills
*Demonstrable project management experience
*Ideally MCIPS or equivalent