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Procurement Manager

Perfect Home
Closing date
18 Nov 2020

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Birmingham or Leeds

£35,000 and car allowance

Established in 2006 PerfectHome is a household goods retailer that offers top quality products to customers through flexible weekly, fortnightly or monthly payment options.

We're looking for a Procurement Manager on a fixed 1 year contract to join our Purchasing Department. Based at our office in Eagle Court in Sheldon, Birmingham or our office in Colton Mill, Leeds

Reporting to the Head of Retail, the Procurement Manager will be responsible for defining and delivering the procurement strategy to support PerfectHome delivering on its financial targets and vision. The individual will need to be a cultural champion for delivering value for money.

Main Duties And Responsibilities

You will:

Support and advise the Head of Retail and Executive Team on wide range of issues and initiatives.

Implement a clear procurement strategy which will provide a commercial advantage to PerfectHome

Lead all major procurement exercises for PerfectHome

Design, implement and embed sustainable procurement processes

Ensure stakeholders understand the procurement process and will advise on business cases that involve new spend

Review supplier portfolio and existing contracts ensuring all suppliers benefit the business and provide value for money.

Nurture existing relationships with existing Suppliers to reduce costs whilst still delivering benefits to the business.

Highlight inefficient spending to drive savings on behalf of PerfectHome

Work closely with Finance and key internal budget holders to support 3rd Party tenders having a key eye on delivering value for the business

Support the digital transformation and challenge the business appropriately

Essential skills, knowledge and experience:

Must have extensive experience working as a Procurement Manager managing high value contracts

A proven track record implementing procurement process, SRM and contract management

Proven experience in negotiating contracts delivering significant costs savings that impact the P&L

Financial management and legal knowledge.

Extensive experience using procurement tools to drive automation within the procurement processes.

Strong communication and relationship management skills - you must be able to take PerfectHome on the journey and become a trusted advisor for internal colleagues

Ability to work at pace, in a fast and flexible environment with drive, energy and enthusiasm

Significant commercial understanding with an excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making background

Experience of providing robust solutions to achieve business objectives and overcome business challenges

Experience of building relationships at all levels to drive commercial benefit

Must be able to work on own initiative

Measures/ Competencies:

Successfully create and embed new procurement policies

Review existing and new commercial contracts

Challenge all business areas on commercial contracts and spend levels

Negotiate contracts to deliver cost savings

Embed culture of delivering value for money


Excellent OTE opportunities

Contributory pension scheme

25 days holiday entitlement, increasing with service to a maximum of 30 days (pro rata for part-time employees)

Your birthday off, every year!

Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Policies (subject to qualifying conditions)

Company sick pay (subject to scheme rules)

Gym membership


Perkbox Medical

UkHealthcare Cash Plan
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