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Procurement Manager - £50k

Procurement Manager - £50k

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Molly Sarfas

  • Contact email:

    molly.sarfas@1st-executive.com

  • Salary high:

    50000

  • Salary low:

    40000

  • Job ref:

    J11910_1548944333

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Are you an ambitious Senior Buyer looking to take the next step in your career? My client is seeking an upward-track procurement expert to join their greenfield department to lead and develop a team through excellent strategic planning and stakeholder engagement. This is a fantastic opportunity to support in the delivery of a greenfield Procurement Transformation programme, across the breadth of indirect Procurement, for a leading organisation.

Role:

The Procurement Manager will be responsible for leading multiple categories across the indirect Procurement space, with a focus on IT in particular. This is a critical role that will contribute to the success of this start-up function providing a detailed layer of spend & data analysis in order to support the design and implementation of category strategies & sourcing plans in turn managing savings performance data and maintaining an accurate contracts database.

Experience:

  • c.4 years strategic sourcing experience
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills
  • Ability to find innovative solutions based on data lead market research
  • Proven record of cost-savings and value-added services
  • Ideally Degree qualified
  • Experience gained in an international organisation is preferred, but not essential