Procurement Manager

Recruiter
Amazonia Recruitment Ltd
Location
South Ruislip
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
18 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client are a high end product design company specialising in designing and sourcing manufactures for the production of unique and high end accessories for the luxury hotel and hosptiality market. They design and source materials for the production of high quality accessories, ranging from tableware, lighting, coasters, bathroom bedroom, entrance halls, bar areas etc

The primary focus of this role is to lead this brand to guarantee and develop the strategy of the Company matching with customer expectations to reach commercial objectives.

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious Procurement Manager to work with a hugely successful independent business who offers genuine prospects to develop and progress your career.

This is a fast-paced role and our client needs an experienced person to come in and hit the floor running, pick up on existing relationships and make new contacts which can impact the business in a positive manner.

Key responsibilities;

Implement a supplier development plan to improve the performance in the areas of cost, quality, lead time etc.

Analyses market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability

Develops a system to evaluate vendor quotations that utilises appropriate negotiation and purchasing techniques to ensure quality, price, delivery, and service

Managing strategic relationships with current suppliers

New product and supplier sourcing (local and international)

Build and nurture relationships

Selecting new products and reviewing the old

Finding the right suppliers/ Pre-qualifying and on boarding new suppliers

Negotiating prices

Ensuring the products are delivered on time

Budgeting

Reacting to any changes in customer demand

Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers while seeking new ones

- Attending trade events - nationally and internationally

Visiting factories - international travel required and previous exposure to this

Identifying a considered collection of crafted products, materials, fabrics, stitching and finishes etc are combined together to deliver truly bespoke products that blends edgy styles complimenting the more traditional.

Ensure special care is being taken to synchronize the design team and client specs to innovate new and distinct designs in each and every product range.

Pitching ideas to senior management

Close collaboration with internal stakeholders to fully understand requirements

Liaising with suppliers and manufactures regularly, maintaining and building relationships.

Collaborate with the Design team to achieve innovative marketable ranges, continually improving product quality

In a nutshell you will be accountable for procuring products for the business, as well as market observation & defining product ranges & qualities through conducting product range analysis. Furthermore, you will prepare, conduct & maintain negotiations & contracts with suppliers, maintain ongoing communication & relationship management with suppliers & define product retail prices.

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