Procurement Category Manager Indirects
Salary £45,000 - £53,000 per annum
Consultant Lee Carey
Date posted 07 January 2019 2019-01-072019-03-08 engineering Cheshire Cheshire GB GBP 45000 53000 53000 YEAR Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.co.uk https://www.robertwalters.co.uk/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/logo.gif
An excellent opportunity has arisen for my Global client who are looking to recruit an Indirects Category Procurement Manager for their Head Office in Cheshire
Main Purpose of the role:
Reporting into the Head of Procurement you will identify savings and efficiency opportunities and operate within budgeted spend levels of the agreed Indirects category; identifying saving opportunities and improve efficiency along with the introduction of a more strategic approach to procurement.
You will create and maintain working relationships with the Executive Management Team and key stakeholders getting their buy- in to the procurement process.
Duties will include:
Build and develop a company wide purchasing strategy for indirect spend with the ability to communicate the strategy to difference audiences across the business
Lead, support and manage the tendering process for large strategic purchases.
Realise and deliver cost savings plus additional benefits including but not limited to; enhanced supplier performance, improved quality of service and risk management.
Oversee the procurement system and data and implement new tools to support the procurement team and the wider business.
Oversee procurement reporting and maintain overall responsibility for accuracy.
Work collaboratively with finance on departmental and wider organisational forecasts, where procurement has an impact.
You will have previous experience of Indirect procurement, strong process management skills and have the ability to identify and re-work inefficient processes.
You will be able to bring with you a high level of commercial acumen and be skilled at identifying customer needs.
You will be a strong negotiator and be able to bring with you the personal gravitas, to influence, change behaviour and create credibility amongst your stakeholders and supplier base.
As a self-starter, you will have the ability to act on your own initiative and identify the best approach to take and the ability to make things happen.
This role would suit someone who is comfortable with change and who wants to take on more responsibility and challenge themselves within a growing International business.
If you are interested in this role click to apply or contact lee Carey for further information