Procurement & Purchasing Manager

Job Title: Procurement & Purchasing Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-09-17
Reference: 137101010
Contact Name: Ruth Humes
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 17, 2019 15:00

Job Description

My client based in Milton Keynes is seeking a Procurement and Purchasing Manager.

Salary: £30-35,000 depending on experience

Hours: Monday to Friday

Candidate Profile:
1-3 years of relevant experience preferably in Procurement environment
Project management experience preferred
Ability to work within a virtual team environment
Proven IT capabilities in Procurement e-sourcing platforms.
Strong engagement and trust with Business Partners
Previous experience of working in a matrix environment would be beneficial
Degree qualified would be beneficial
A candidate looking to develop and progress

o Develop & maintain thorough knowledge of local: markets/category trends; suppliers / key local players
o In conjunction with global teams, develop and implement global/regional sourcing strategies
o Develop and implement local category strategies leveraging regional & global strategies
o Ensure country requirements and issues are addressed in corporate/ regional strategies
o Prepare & lead supplier negotiations at local level
o Prepare, conduct and lead tenders (incl. E-sourcing)
o Effectively implement corp./ regional/local contracts
o Ensure (sourcing, purchasing, company) policy adherence of local Business Partners
o Supplier management: data base maintenance; supplier classification, new sources identification
o Track & maintain accurate data in the Procurement tools: suppliers, rates, contracts, spend, projects, master data

A full job specification is available on request. Please contact Ruth on 07764959511 for further information.