Procurement Manager

Recruiter
Morson International
Location
Manchester
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Title – Procurement Manager

Location – Old Trafford

Competitive salary + benefits

Morson International are working exclusively with Manchester United who are currently looking to recruit a Procurement Manager to provide efficient and effective procurement services, ensuring that quality goods and services are procured at competitive prices in a timely fashion. Reporting into the Head of Procurement, the Procurement Manager will have responsibility for supporting the development and delivery of sourcing strategies across a wide range of direct and indirect spend categories.

Key responsibilities

* Establish and improve relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices for company goods and services

* Manage a portfolio of goods and services by sourcing, tendering, negotiating and agreeing contracts via a robust supplier selection process

* Research new products and services to meet the company's requirements

* Assess, control and minimise Group operating costs relating to the acquisition of goods and services

* Contribute to a Group Procurement Function capable of meeting the extended procurement requirements of the organisation

* Educate internal stakeholders in good Procurement practice

* Work closely with key category stakeholders, the Head of Procurement and the Procurement team to deliver costs saving targets

* Assist stakeholders in resolving supplier issues when problems are escalated to Procurement

Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

* Qualified to MCIPS level (or equivalent) with experience delivering procurement in a diverse fast paced organisation

* Experienced in managing multiple, complex, parallel procurement assignments

* Credible and professional in approach

* Style that encompasses an ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships, and influence key stakeholders, at all levels

* Continuously seek to identify ways to improve

* Strong planning and organisational skills with an ability to focus on agreed priorities, getting things done efficiently and effectively

* This is a household name business offering a fantastic role where your contribution can create an immediate impact on savings and efficiencies

For further information please contact Jack Dawkins on

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