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Senior Procurement Manager

Reference13978828001_225529
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorOther
Salary£55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Benefitspackage
Town/CityLiverpool
LocationsCheshire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted11 January 2019

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My client is looking for a talented Senior Procurement Manager to take ownership of all procurement activity across the group function, to develop and implement category purchasing plans ensuring that process improvement and procurement activities deliver the expected business value in accordance with the department and group’s strategic plans.

Client Details

My client is a household name in the UK and are entering a very exciting time in their lifecylce, where they have invested in the procurement arm of the business and they are looking for a talented Senior Procurement Manager to take charge of all procurement activity across the group function.

Description

The Role

  • Implement the development of long term strategic plans for agreed categories in alignment with overall Procurement strategy.
  • Oversee implementation of category (& sub category) plan to ensure that the underpinning process improvement and procurement activities deliver the expected business value in accordance with the strategic plans
  • Advise on and drive procurement strategies to make decisions necessary to purchase products and services in congruence with organisational objectives
  • Drive the preparation of competitive bids, quotations and proposals with pertinent specifications, terms and conditions
  • Coordinate the introduction of new and modified products and services with appropriate departments
  • Analyse and resolve issues raised in procurement audit reports
  • Advise on contracts and agreements for the supply of complex products and services with new and existing suppliers
  • Support CFO in strategic relationship management (customer and supplier) - to ensure that Category Strategies are highly aligned to current and future Business need and that the supply base is capable of supporting these strategies.
  • Proactively manage and develop internal and external relationships with suppliers, Category Teams and other cross-functional teams
  • Proactively put in place the necessary reporting processes to measure the effectiveness of category plans and ensure the underpinning process improvement and procurement activities deliver the expected business value
  • Support the decision making of senior leadership, executive and management team by providing relevant and timely information and valuable insights
  • Ensure that the appropriate supplier management methods are applied to the management of all preferred suppliers
  • Work with colleagues to identify opportunities to collaborate to share best practice and/or to identify synergies in purchasing and procurement.



Profile

The Person

  • Degree or equivalent professional qualification
  • Professional Procurement qualification (CIPS) desirable
  • Relevant Procurement, Category Management and Supplier Management work experience within complex group or matrix structure
  • Previous experience of stakeholder management at senior level
  • Familiarity with latest research and thinking
  • Comfortable with spend analysis and pivot tables
  • Passionate about procurement
  • Can work alone or well as part of a team
  • Can educate key stakeholders the benefits of good procurement process
  • IT literate and confident in Exel
  • Multi-site experience is essential for the role
  • Must be flexible on UK travel
  • Previous experience in a greenfield role is preferred

Job Offer

My client is looking to offer a base salary of up to £70k plus very competitive package for the successful candidate

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