Procurement Manager, Greenfield Site - Essex

QU Recruitment
11 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Procurement Manager or Purchasing Manager to join a rapidly growing external services business.

This is a crucial strategic role and the chance to join a well-established business at a pivotal point in its growth. The successful applicant will enjoy a considerable degree of autonomy in delivering the procurement strategy, introducing and manage full SRM across the business and in general streamlining the procurement function.

You will be a strategic procurement specialist with experience working across multiple categories and you will be required to take the lead on overall procurement-related matters across the business to ensure value is optimised and service delivery is achieved.

Desired attributes:

  • Ability to work in a 'greenfield' procurement environment, establishing and driving process adherence and challenging stakeholders where appropriate
  • Strategic and tactical approach to cost management, using innovative thinking to drive savings through means other than simple cost reduction
  • Ability to assimilate information from multiple sources, to challenge and quickly assess validity to understand the true nature of a situation
  • Degree in a technical field (desirable) - Business Administration, Finance, or other related subject or equivalent work experience
  • Appropriate operational procurement experience
  • Experience and confidence in contract negotiation
  • Strong numeracy, negotiation and communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate Procurement Best Practice
  • Experience of a supply chain for a large multi-site operation
  • Ability to reconcile conflicting demands, delivering multiple projects to deadlines
  • Confidence working in a fast paced environment

If you fulfil the above criteria and would like to be considered for this position, please apply now for more details including a full job spec.

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