Indirect Procurement Manager

In2 Consult
Reading, UK
07 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
INDIRECT PROCUREMENT MANAGER - Reading - Up to £42,000 + car allowance + bonus

This rapidly expanding organisation are looking for a Indirect Procurement Manager to oversee all catagories of Indirect Spend across 7 UK businesses (Circa £10m Indirect spend + £4M Packaging)

The role is responsible for creating effective sourcing strategies, improving efficiencies and bringing best value to the organisation. This includes the project management of the related sourcing initiatives and ensuring that the expected benefits as well as the associated cost savings are realised.

Key Responsabilities
  • Build a network with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Indirect expenditure mapping
  • Development of sourcing strategies by catagory to fit stakeholder needs
  • Creation of savings plan and staregy to follow through actual results
  • Monthly reporting
  • Project management of related sourcing initiatives through the full life cycle to delivery
  • Managing all commercial negotations with key indirect suppliers, ensuring all contractual agrements are agreed and in place with up to date records kept.
  • Develop and implement supplier monitering/preformance process
  • Create a prefered supplier matrix by catagory
  • Supplier consolidation

The desired candidate should have a good understand of market knowledge and trends in related indirect catagories, develope and show Procurement best practice and be able to collaberate with key stakeholders.

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in Procurement, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge and experience of managing Indirect categories essential
  • Degree qualified
  • Demonstrable ability to lead large scale supplier contract negotiations
  • Track record of delivering cost saving results in complex business environments
  • Knowledge of purchasing systems, processes and technologies
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong MS excel skills
  • Willingness to travel between offices based across the South (1 to 2 days per week)
  • CIPS Qaulified prefered but not essential


Positive approach, Proactive, Strategic, Analytical, Adaptable, Communication, Collaborative, Influencing, Creative

Indirect Catagories included;

• Packaging

• Logistics

• Capex

• Telecom

• Utilities

• Fleet

• IT

• Facilities Management

• Office Supplies

• Professional Services

• Travel

If this is of interest then please apply and one of our consultants will give you a call to discuss this further.

INDIRECT PROCUREMENT MANAGER - Reading - Up to £42,000 + car allowance + bonus

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