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  • Location

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kate Garrett

  • Contact email:

    kate.garrett@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    KG2001_1558089824

An innovative opportunity has arisen for an experienced Procurement Manager to join a globally recognised organisation based in London. They will lead and manage the category requirements to identify and deliver best value solutions for stakeholders as well as to actively support the value for money agenda. The business is going through a period of change currently, which will mean that this role is going to be very varied and exciting.

Main responsibilities of the Senior Procurement Manager

  • To provide professional procurement advice and ensure compliance to the relevant regulatory and statutory obligations
  • To attend and proactively participate at project boards as required, advising and assisting with making key decisions
  • To 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
  • This role will deputise the Head of Procurement, so you will be able to support in the development and mentoring of the rest of the procurement team

Skills & Experience required of the Senior Procurement Manager

  • 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
  • Must have in depth OJEU expertise
  • 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.