Procurement Manage - Edinburgh

Switch Consulting Recruitment Limited
Edinburgh, Midlothian
20 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

I am looking for a highly motivated and resourceful Procurement Manager to support our fast-paced, growing business in satisfying stakeholder requirements & growing profit efficiency. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Procurement specialist to join our team and take our entire Procurement function to the next level.

Your main details will include:

  • Providing leadership and advice on good procurement practice across the business
  • Delivering savings & cost avoidance targets
  • Developing & executing company-wide negotiation strategy
  • Pro-actively driving & managing strategic relationships with suppliers & business partners to support current & future requirements
  • Implementing Purchase to Pay
  • Forecasting price & market trends, by product type, to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Performing cost & scenario analysis and benchmarking
  • Assessing, managing & mitigating risks associated with new/prospective purchases & contracts
  • Working closely with the Planning Department, develop procurement strategies, leveraging any additional advantages that may be gained with our future global expansion plans

To be successful you should:

  • Posses 3 + years of experience as a Procurement Manager within an FMCG environment
  • Have experience of working within a fast growth, dynamic company handling diverse budgets and timelines
  • Be well versed in Indirect Buying, Contract Negotiations, Supplier Management, and/or Project Management experience
  • Be able to relocate for the right opportunity

In return for your hard work and dedication you will be rewarded with the opportunity to be part of one of the fastest growing and ground breaking businesses in the UK along with a salary of up to £60k and brilliant benefits