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Purchasing Manager - £38K

Purchasing Manager - £38K

  • Location

    Southampton, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £38000 per annum + extensive benefits

  • Contact:

    Olivia Bray

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    over 1 year ago

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Our client a Major Organisation with a strong reputation in their field and an innovative and positive approach, are now seeking a Purchasing Manager in this new role, due to further growth and development.

Purchasing Manager - Estates/Construction/ FM

Salary: up to £38K + exceptional benefits

Location: Southampton

The Role:

  • In this role you will take responsibility for the categories within Estates and Construction and lead cross-functional sourcing teams to deliver cost savings and efficiencies
  • Work with the Senior Category Manager in developing procurement strategies
  • Provide procurement advice, guidance and support to customers, suppliers and managers
  • Identify and liaise with internal and external stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Undertake procurement procedures assigned including high value, complex and high-risk projects where required.
  • Ensure contracts are structured to enable successful management of the supplier relationship to extract increased value for money
  • Manage tenders and contracts, preparing procurement strategies and implementing processes and procedure

Person Specification:

  • Proven experience of planning and progressing work activities within broad professional guidelines and/or broad organisational policy.
  • Ideally CIPS qualified or studying
  • Specifically experience of undertaking procurement procedures compliant with relevant organisational and legislative procurement requirements.
  • Strong experience of managing contracts and tender procedure
  • Ideal background of experience in Estates, FM or Construction or public sector OJEU contracts (but not essential)
  • Public or Private Sector background of experience considered

For a confidential discusison on the role, please call Olivia Bray on 01483 213305 or alternatively email me at