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Purchasing Manager - Telecoms

Inside Avenue Recruitment
Closing date
10 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Description: Purchasing Manager.
Location: Albourne, West Sussex.
Reports to: Finance Director.
Salary: £42,000-£50,000 + benefits.

**Candidates will need to be car drivers, as office location is not commutable by Public Transport**

Job Summary:

To set up and maintain an effective procurement service to the business. Working with the Finance Director to constantly improve purchasing outcomes.

Job Responsibilities:

• Create and maintain close working relationships with suppliers.
• Work with the Finance Director and end users to ensure regularly purchased and high value items offer value for money.
• Monitor supplier performance to ensure timely deliveries of the correct items.
• Carry out regular reviews to identify high volume items where it may be possible to negotiate volume discounts.
• Carry out regular reviews to identify suppliers with high spend with a view to negotiating discounts.
• Actioning purchase requisitions after ensuring appropriate coding and approvals are in place.
• Ensuring when goods are received the requester receipts them on the system.
• Occasional processing and payment of requests for one-offs.
• Identify individuals or crews requesting an unusually high number of individual items or total items with a view to spotting bad working practices or fraud.
• Working with the FD and end users to identify and make improvements to the Purchase Order System and processes.
• Any other tasks that may reasonably be required in line with your main duties.

Knowledge and Skills:

• At least 2 years' experience as a Purchasing Manager or equivalent in telecoms, construction, building supplies or another related sector.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Excellent communication skills at all levels for dealing with suppliers and colleagues.

Education and Qualifications:

• Full clean UK driving Licence.

If you are interested in this exciting and challenging senior role, please contact Lee McCormack to discuss further
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