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Senior Procurement Manager - Procurement Excellence, £60-70k

Senior Procurement Manager - Procurement Excellence, £60-70k

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    Luton, Bedfordshire

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    £60000 - £70000 per annum + + package

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    Geoff Hunt

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    4 months ago

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Excellent Greenfield opportunity to join one of the leading property development companies in the UK. The company has just appointed a new CPO to lead their procurement transformation and they're looking for a Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager to partner with the business to effect this change. If you're a self-starter, able to work autonomously and ideally have greenfield experience, this could be the perfect opportunity. From a personal standpoint, the company offers a desirable work culture that is friendly, inventive and respectful.

This role reports to the CPO and has a team of up to three direct reports and four indirect reports.

**Role largely work from home with some travel to sites and offices - expenses covered.**

Main Responsibilities

  • Supports the Director of Supply Chain Operations with the implementation of the vision, objectives and strategy for the Supply Chain & Procurement Function
  • The consolidation and aggregation of spend to deliver the best proposition at the lowest total cost of acquisition whilst improving customer service and maintaining service quality
  • Build and maintains strong relationships with senior management and externally within the supply chain
  • Interprets company policy/business strategy and adapts approach to meet the needs of the Function, internal business groups and customers
  • Leads the strategic/operational performance of our Supplier Management and Category Management programmes in order to fulfil agreed business objectives
  • Lead and mentor a sub-team of Procurement professionals, providing subject matter expertise to meet Functional/operational objectives
  • Drives contract management and risk mitigation to reduce reputational or financial exposure

Skills and Experience

  • Significant commercial experience as a Senior Procurement Manager, ideally CIPS and hopefully MCIPS full membership.
  • Skilled negotiator who can demonstrate a successful track record in delivering cost savings supported with robust metrics
  • Demonstrable track record of developing and maintaining strong senior stakeholder and supplier relationships
  • Strong business acumen, with strong knowledge of category business models and approaches or techniques necessary to achieve best in class deals.
  • Skilled with T&Cs and contract negotiation
  • Will have led and built successful teams, and is comfortable operating both at an operational and senior levels
  • A strong communicator who can influence stakeholders, able to share clear and compelling communication strategies to ensure that external and internal customers are positively engaged.
  • Fosters an ethos of continuous improvement across the Supply Chain Function through acting as a role model around quality and process standards in procurement activity
  • Analysis, Problem Solving and Creativity
  • Experience working in a client focussed environment with excellent stakeholder management skills


  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to bring stakeholders on a journey
  • Proven delivery and value add
  • Ideally CIPS/MCIPS

If of interest, please apply to this role & ideally email your CV to with a few short bullet points that outline your relevant experience for this role.