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  • Location

    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus sceme

  • Contact:

    Kate Garrett

  • Contact email:

    kate.garrett@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    KG2065_1561126535

An excellent opportunity has just been released for an experience Procurement Manager to join a rapidly expanding company in Milton Keynes. They will lead and manage the category requirements (mainly FM, marketing and professional services) to identify and deliver best value solutions for stakeholders as well as to actively support the value for money agenda.

Main responsibilities of the Procurement Manager

  • Take responsibility for cost reduction plans
  • Create category strategies for indirect procurement categories
  • Contribute to the management and development of procurement policy
  • Enforce effective category management
  • Review and update the current contracts and analyse risks
  • Evaluate supplier performance and draw up reports
  • Identifying trends in the market and working with suppliers and stakeholders to create solutions which will ultimately lead to further successes within the business
  • Proactively identify, evaluate and drive opportunities of procurement options to provide value for money
  • Identifying trends in the market and working with suppliers and stakeholders to create solutions which will ultimately lead to further successes within the business
  • To ensure that compliance and best value is achieved for all tenders carried out
  • To quantify and deliver procurement savings in accordance with agreed objectives
  • To ensure that financial regulations are adhered to throughout all procurement exercises
  • Contribute to the management and development of procurement policy
  • To support a collaborative, supportive and approachable ethos for work with colleagues across the business

Skills & Experience required of the Senior Procurement Manager

  • Experience in a procurement and supply chain role
  • Knowledge of sourcing indirect procurement categories
  • Knowledge of complex contract management
  • Ability to drive the team to achieve
  • Extensive category management experience - creating category and procurement strategies
  • Degree or equivalent CIPS qualification
  • Stakeholder engagement experience
  • Demonstrate experience at delivering savings to an organisation through effective category management
  • Experience leading the full end to end procurement process
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and stakeholders simultaneously
  • Ability to analyse contracts and manage contracts at all levels

This role would be perfect for a category manager or senior category manager or procurement manager who is looking to progress their career.