Purchasing Manager

Recruiter
Meridian Business Support
Location
Wiltshire
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Working on behalf of our client who are award winning and the market leader within their field, Meridian Business Support are currently recruiting for a Purchasing Manager to join their team:

A key role to manage the worldwide procurement of products with focus being to develop the depth and breadth of a sustainable ground portfolio for the business. Create and maintain strong contractual relationships with our key suppliers ensuring a good mix of both competitive and exclusive rate agreements.

The successful candidate will:

* Have experience in a Purchasing Manager role
* A strategic approach with commercial awareness
* Be Able to evidence great contracting and negotiating skills
* The Ability to build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers
* To be strong, pro-active, dynamic and passionate
* Must work well as part of a team
* Is able to communicate in a professional manner at all levels with both external and internal suppliers/customers.
* Great numeracy skills
* Ability to create excellent processes and identify improvements where required
* Able to work well under pressure, and cope with the demands of deadlines and targets
* Able to maintain great attention to detail.
* To be an Innovative thinker and creative problem solver
* Must be very organised with the ability to prioritise conflicting requirements.
* Microsoft Office (Excel / Word) to intermediate level.
* A passion for tourism worldwide and the ability and desire to travel.
* Able to evaluate bids/tenders and make recommendations as required
* Able to conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
* Must have a strong customer service ethic
* Great analytic skills and the ability to relay complex information in a concise way

For a full job description and further information please contact Kelly White on

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency

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