Procurement Manager

£50000 per annum
09 Feb 2017
09 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!