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Procurement Manager

Smartsearch Recruitment
Closing date
22 May 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Procurement Manager, Salary £45-55k + car allowance, life insurance, benefits and career opportunities, Based out of Peterborough, flexible working considered.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Manager to join an industry leading and global business who specialise in off-site / modular construction. Applicants will need to have previous experience in Procurement Manager / Supply Chain role and knowledge of developing and implementing transport tenders / supply chain solutions. Experience in engineering, construction, infrastructure, or similar would be advantageous.

The role of Procurement Manager:

The role is needed to deliver effective procurement solutions to new customer tenders, major project delivery teams and the business as a whole.

Manage a selected group of commodities
Develop specific commodity strategies that support the overall business objectives of the company
Ensure that all supply chain risks/opportunities are identified within the commodity strategy and mitigated/realised
Ensure appropriate supplier contracts, KPIs and SLAs are negotiated with key suppliers
Apply "best practice" techniques/processes throughout the general cycle of strategy development execution and maintenance
Develop commodity specific tools/processes to enable competent strategy development
Provide a responsive and pro-active knowledge base as leader of a cross-functions commodity team
Assist with problem resolution during implementation and maintenance of commodity strategies
Ensure that commodity activities are aligned to Supply Chain objectives, follow the correct procedures and utilise the appropriate tools/processes
To be assigned projects, to support commodity activity and development of the Procurement function
Help provide a seamless interface between the Commodity activities and the Material Management function, developing value added relationships with the Material Management team, cross-functional departments and suppliers.
Assist sites with problem resolution on any supply chain related issues.
Assume the role of change agent for all externally purchased materials or services.
Candidate requirements:

Experience in a Procurement Manager / supply chain role.
Must have prior knowledge of developing and implementing transport tenders / supply chain solutions.
Preferable to have experience in a construction / manufacturing / engineering environment.
Business or technical degree; with specialisation in procurement and supply chain management being desirable.
If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for then please apply by attaching your CV.

Equal opportunities and diversity: Our client are committed to building a diverse, equal and inclusive culture. They aim to establish and maintain a leadership team and colleague population that reflects our society. They invite all colleagues to bring their whole selves to work and strive for an environment which is fair, and in which all of their colleagues are able to do their best each day.

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