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Procurement Manager

Ref code: BZA99094836
£60k - 65k per year
Beeston, Nottinghamshire, England
Office Based
Applications Closed

SF Recruitment are looking for a Procurement Manager to join there Nottingham based client. Reporting to the Managing Director you will be responsible for overseeing all Procurement within the business, ensuring best prices and high quality is achieved. This is a full-time permanent role with the option to occasionally work from home. This is a high growth SME with a real family feel. The salary for this role is paying up to £65,000.

The client is looking for someone with Senior Procurement experience with strong managerial skills. This role will have 2x direct reports and there will be a requirement to successfully manage the team and delegate tasks where necessary. This is a really exciting opportunity for somebody who has a passion for procurement and is driven to ensure gross margin targets are hit through successful price negotiation.

To be considered for this role you need to have a strong purchasing background and have managed a team (or looking for the next step up). You will need to be a confident negotiator and be able to build relationships with new and existing suppliers. You will need experience operating and influencing at a strategic level.

Job Duties:
- Overall responsibility for Purchasing and Cost Estimating activities across the business
- Create and implement best practice purchasing vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance
- Ensure that purchasing strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs in terms of price, quality and delivery targets
- Evaluate the challenges faced by the business and take action to mitigate risks and develop opportunities
- Take ownership of the purchasing policy, guidelines and any associated documents
- Responsible for managing relationships and negotiating with key suppliers
- Negotiate contract terms with key suppliers
- Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
- Develop an overall vendor base which creates and sustains a competitive advantage
- Work closely with Research Development to source new and alternative raw materials

- Proven leadership and management skills
- Excellent relationship management skills
- Strong and confident negotiator with the ability to negotiate at all levels
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
- Results orientated with the ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines
- Commercially and financially astute with experience in managing budgets

In return the client can offer a fantastic working environment along with a bonus scheme, 25 days holiday (plus BH), Private Healthcare and much more!

If you think you have the relevant skillset and would like further details please get in touch today.

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