Procurement Manager

Pink Recruitment Solutions
Canary Wharf
14 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Responsible for :

  • Procuring categories utilising strategic sourcing processes and techniques to ensure competitive supply advantage and with the aim of driving improvement spend against the contract and supplier performance
  • Conducting market analysis activities and developing expertise with the market conditions of assigned categories
  • Lead in developing and applying appropriate negotiation strategies, tactics and conflict resolutions
  • Develop supplier relationships to ensure that cost reduction and value creation are ongoing activities. Utilise a strategic cost management tools and trend forecasting to assist in maximising the value of supplier relationships and contracts
  • Develop category management plans, and oversees implementation of new supply arrangements in conjunction with relevant business experts
  • Leading category teams which include business partner SME’s, procurement analysts, contractors and other stakeholders and procurement or business professionals
  • Formulating fit for purpose contracts
  • Leading or participating in ad-hoc project teams

Competencies / Skills:

  • Strong negotiation and communication skills
  • Collaborative, and able to build relationships with multiple groups including other business units higher levels of management and external suppliers
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and capable to complete tasks thoroughly. Ability to discern discrepancies in data and reports
  • Degree educated (or equivalent)
  • Preferably CIPS Qualified or studying towards a qualification
  • Considerable experience of contract review, formulation, and execution

Flexible attitude towards working hours

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