Procurement Professional

Recruiter
Advantage Resourcing
Location
Blackburn
Posted
07 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Procurement Professional **- 6 Month Contract – PAYE £16.97 - Defence–Samlesbury **

Our client is a leading defence organisation based in Samlesbury, Blackburn who are looking for a Procurement Professional to join there busy team.

If you are interested in this role please send your CV urgently, there is a deadline on this role so respond early to avoid missing out. Unfortunately due to the large number of applicants individual feedback cannot always be given.

Key Responsibilities:

Achieve cash in and cash out targets. Improve Supplier performance. Secure supplier bids to ensure new business are aligned with the customer. Place and Manage Purchase Orders onto Suppliers. Preparation and release of significant RFPs together with detailed assessment of incoming proposals. Building relationships with other internal disciplines and the Supply Base to enhance operational performance. Support project requirements to ensure needs and targets are met. To provide for and attend Internal & External meetings. Manage Supplier Performance KPI's to ensure on time delivery to a high standard of Quality. Good interpersonal, influencing & negotiating skills with the ability to communicate professionally at all levels and form relationships with internal / external customers are required.

Experience required for this role:

Strong communication and engagement skills to support relationships with both internal and external stakeholders

Have the ability to solve complex procurement-related problems

A good working knowledge of end to end Supply Chain activities

A sound understanding of procurement-related financial aspects

Negotiation skills

Contract management skills

The ability to facilitate and chair contract management reviews to drive towards a desired outcome

Previous experience within a procurement-related role is essential. The successful candidate should have experience of managing large-scale, complex contracts from placement through to delivery.

All candidates for this role will be subject to standard checks should you be selected for interview

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted. Ref.(phone number removed)

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