Procurement Manager

08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Manager


TM Resourcing's Technician Division are currently recruiting on behalf of a large, successful organisation in the Coventry area for a Procurement Manager.

Salary: £50,000 per annum

Type: Permanent contract

Working hours: Monday-Thursday 08.00-16.30 & Friday 08.00-13.00

The purpose of this role is to reduce spend and consumable cost across the board. Candidates will have to be able to deal with contracts/service level agreements, have knowledge of implementation of cost saving initiatives, good negotiation skills and excellent commercial awareness.

Ideal requirements of the candidate:

  • Experience of CIPS/MCips

  • Proven working experience as purchasing manager, agent or officer

  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management

  • Interest in market dynamics along with business sense

  • Negotiation and networking skills

  • Ability to gather and analyse data and to work with figures

  • Solid judgement along with decision making skills

  • Strong leadership capabilities

The role:

  • Develop, lead & execute purchasing strategies

  • Develop and manage contracts and service agreements

  • Track & report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness

  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms

  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation

  • Forecase price and market trends

  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers

  • Work in a partnership with Supply Chain Manager

  • Monitor supplier performance, including conducting supplier site audits

  • Reviewing forecasts, plans and resources to ensure the needs of the business are met

  • Creating and developing strategy

  • Ensuring Quality, delivery and total cost targets are honoured with a continuous improvement environment

This role will require occassional travel to suppliers so candidates must be prepared to be flexible.

The role would suit a Senior Buyer looking to further their career.

To apply for this vacancy please follow the instructions online and your application will be reviewed shortly. Thanks!