Procurement Manager - Stevenage

Supply Chain
Ref: 1954 Date Posted: Sunday 31 Jul 2022
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Procurement Manager
Location:               Stevenage
Salary:                   Up to £55,000 + benefits (Bonus, Pension & more)
We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Manager, working with a global leading engineering organisation, where you will be responsible for developing and implementing procurement strategy in order to drive operational effectiveness and efficiency.
As the Procurement Manager you will drive towards creating and enabling the conditions to shape the best performing and sustainable supply base capable for the business as well as future growth and development opportunities 
Procurement Manager Responsibilities
  • Accountable for the leadership and management of the UK Operational Buyer & Procurement Services, consisting of a team of 7 direct reports, in order to:
  • Create a clear vision for the Operational Procurement Team, providing direction and functional support
  • Deal with multiple levels of stakeholders, including Heads of, senior programme, manufacturing, and technical personnel
  • Deliver strategic change
  • Drive the delivery of key supply chain objectives to achieve long term savings and lead time reduction
  • Identify, monitor, and deliver specific procurement opportunities
  • Promote good internal procurement practices across the business with the aim of eliminating rogue purchases
  • Deputise for the Procurement Manager and as such deal with senior programme and Heads of for all Procurement activity
Procurement Manager skills and qualifications required:
  • Excellent team leadership skills with proven experience of people management and development
  • Excellent procurement knowledge and experience, including negotiation/influencing skills
  • Commercial savvy with CIPS qualifications desirable but not essential
  • Relationship, risk and project management skills
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