Procurement Manager

  • Job Reference: 277990/3/LT/EL
  • Date Posted: 14 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Metzger Search & Selection
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Executive benefits
  • Sector: Supply Chain
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Procurement Manager
Location: Midlands
Salary: Excellent salary and executive benefits package


Our client is a high-growth, PE backed organisation with plans to scale up their Business Services organisation globally. This progressive business is led by an ambitious, experienced, Senior Leadership Team, who are looking to complement their current format with a forward thinking, commercial Procurement Manager who will be an integral part in the next exciting phase of the organisation's development.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Director, your duties and responsibilities will include;

*Ensuring all purchases are bought at the most competitive prices, delivered on time, meeting agreed quality standards
*Develop key vendor business plans to generate sales growth and ensure rebate support programmes are maximised and industry leading
*Management, maintenance and recording of supplier contracts including service agreements, terms & conditions and product quality standards
*Forecasting likely levels of demand for products to meet business needs and ensuring a constant check on our inventory levels and obsolescence rates across the range
*Managing inventory across multiple locations nationwide
*Ensure a close working relationship with management team respecting current structure whilst aligning on operational improvements in our procurement process
*Achieve agreed targets in terms of cost price reductions, service levels and rebate
*Seek out procurement opportunities to leverage our global scale and presence

Qualifications and Qualities

*Able to bring a new dimension to procurement activities within an established business
*Ability to demonstrate negotiation abilities that have delivered significant improvement to commercial terms
*Graduate level and ideally CIPS qualified
*Fully conversant with modern procurement and systemic purchasing techniques
*Highly analytical and high level of competency in use of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)
*Be confident, collaborative, articulate and able to influence at all levels, through effective communication and excellent interpersonal skills
*Versatile, tenacious and people orientated
*Attention to detail with a commercial acumen to be results orientated
*Passion for continual improvement and establishing efficient and productive systems
*Energy and desire to deliver Industry leading results


If you are an ambitious Procurement Manager who is interested in being a member of this progressive team, where you will have real influence and an opportunity to be a significant part of the success of this organisation, please can you send your CV in WORD format, quoting reference 277990/3/LT. Please give details of your current remuneration package and availability. We regret we cannot take telephone enquiries relating to this vacancy, due to the high level of responses expected.