Senior Procurement Manager

Recruiter
SF Group
Location
Leicester
Salary
55000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Procurement division of the SF Group is currently working with a Logistics company based in Leicestershire who are recruiting a Senior Procurement Manager reporting directing to the Regional Director of Purchasing.

As the Senior Procurement Manager you will suggest and implement dynamic purchasing strategies, as well as the following duties:

  • Purchase materials and services
  • Actively manage 3 direct reports
  • Generate and maintain procurement records
  • Develop and implement local and global strategies
  • Ensure continuous improvement in the supplier base, including supplier development and relationship building. You will also visit and audit suppliers in terms of risk assessments and supply continuity
  • Ensure that cost saving methods are implemented across all sector responsibility
  • Special projects when required.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar senior role, including the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree relating to purchasing
  • Actively studying towards or qualified in a National Purchasing Management Association or similar
  • Good communication and excellent negotiation skills
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Experience of freight forwarding and shipments (desirable)

This is a permanent position paying £55,000 - 58,000 P/A depending on experience.

Travel may be required in this role, across the UK and into EMEA countries.