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Procurement Manager

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Title: Procurement Manager - Direct

Location: Manchester

Salary: Competitive salary

Role overview

Your role will be joining the UK Procurement function at an exciting time, in a role critical to embedding and delivering a transformational strategy.

Working with the buying team and other internal stakeholders, you will lead a team to assess and develop the supply base, develop category strategies and take ownership of various new initiatives. You will deliver and report on key performance metrics at a senior level, driving high performance and continuous improvement.

  • Collaborating with external suppliers to identify partnership opportunities, you'll be driving a proactive approach to Procurement leadership, with a focus on innovation and sustainability.
  • Leading complex supplier negotiations
  • Leading and developing a buying team
  • Developing & delivering an ambitious savings plan with activity roadmap, as well as additional added-value opportunities
  • Collaborating with stakeholders and developing strong relationships internally and externally
  • Influencing stakeholders to understand, align and deliver against priorities
  • Category ownership and delivering creative sourcing plans
  • Driving a high-performance culture through leading Procurement best practice methodology & processes

Candidate overview

  • People focused with the ability to coach and motivate a team
  • Results driven with strong delivery experience
  • Proactive, adaptable & flexible approach
  • Confident communicator with stakeholders at all levels, internally and externally
  • Must have experience in team leadership and people development
  • Proven track record in delivering transformational results including optimised financial targets
  • Experience managing internal stakeholders and external suppliers at the highest levels
  • Commercially astute with a creative approach to problem solving
  • Experience in best practice Procurement processes ideally including eProcurement suites

For further information please contact Jack Dawkins on 01617.071.516