Commodity Manager

Gloucester, UK
22 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Purpose of the role :
Ability to combine tactical and strategic tasks, from raising POs to implementing commodity strategies, working closely with Commodity Managers.
Key duties & responsibilities:
- Undertake all purchasing responsibilities to support the P2P (Purchase to Pay) process. This includes processing purchase requisitions and supplier applications for individual sites and supporting invoice queries (when Purchasing responsibility).

- Managing, negotiating and contracting RFQs and tenders for specific allocated projects.

- Report and deliver cost savings in accordance with procedures and accurately updated on relevant tools (e.g. CAP).

- Work as part of the Purchasing Team to develop and implement Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) tools and techniques

- Where applicable, monitors supplier performance.

- Build effective relationships with internal stakeholders.

- Achieve the lowest total cost of acquisition for goods and services taking into account quality, cost, delivery & service requirements.

Propose improvements of tools and processes within the Group.

This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities and you are expected to undertake any other duties as reasonably required within your competency.

Experience / Skills Essential:

•Demonstrable experience of working within a Purchasing Department.

•Proficient with MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.

•Able to work with, influence and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

•Experience of managing projects and working to deadlines.

•Demonstrated ability to react, negotiate and manage multiple procurement contracts of variable value.

•Proficient administration, numerical and organisational skills.Previous experience of working with SAP, or similar package.


•Previous experience of working within an Indirect Purchasing role.

•Experience of working within a Shared Service Centre environment.

Analytical skills covering written, graphic, numerical & statistical information.

Offers of employment will be subject to a relevant level of company security vetting, which will include a criminal record check'

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