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Procurement Manager - Indirects & Logistics

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and experienced Procurement Manager to join a European organisation, leading the way in their field . This role is perfect for someone who is passionate about sustainability and looking to make a real impact in the decarbonisation of transport worldwide. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing category strategies, managing procurement activities, and driving systems development.

This role offers the chance to work in a supportive and inclusive environment, where your contributions will directly support wider business objectives such as maintaining safe working practices, managing costs, improving services and managing risks to business continuity through the supply chain.

  • Opportunity to contribute to sustainability initiatives
  • Role involves developing category strategies, managing procurement activities, and driving systems development
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment

What you'll do:

As a Procurement Manager - Indirects, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the procurement strategy within our organisation. Your day-to-day responsibilities will involve developing category strategies that protect the business from potential risks. You'll manage various procurement activities including tendering activity, contract renewals, new sourcing initiatives and contract awards. You'll also maintain the Contracts Register, update supplier agreements with new legislation or regulations, provide insightful reports and data to help manage third party spend. Additionally, you'll act as a Super User for procurement systems and processes, driving increased automation and use of AI.

  • Develop and implement category strategies ensuring risks and issues are appropriately mitigated or escalated
  • Manage tendering activity, contract renewals, new sourcing initiatives and contract awards to deliver cost savings or improved services
  • Maintain the Contracts Register, ensuring stakeholders can identify the commercial benefits of agreements
  • Update supplier agreements with new legislation or regulations
  • Provide insightful reports and data based on financial commitments, cost savings and forward strategies
  • Act as Super User for procurement systems and processes driving increased automation and use of AI

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Procurement Manager - Indirects position brings a wealth of experience in similar roles. You have strong knowledge of contract management and governance, with proven experience in negotiating contract terms and conditions. You're proficient in using ERP systems such as SAP or Oracle, have intermediate Excel skills, and are familiar with all Microsoft Office packages. Your excellent negotiation skills enable you to manage complex tenders effectively. You possess strong numerical and analytical skills, and you're resilient and decisive in making fast-paced decisions.

  • Strong knowledge of contract management and governance
  • Experience with procurement contracts including negotiating contract terms and conditions
  • Proficiency in using ERP systems such as SAP or Oracle
  • Intermediate Excel skills and familiarity with all Microsoft Office packages
  • Excellent negotiation skills with experience managing complex tenders
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading European based business. They offer an inclusive and supportive work environment where every team member's contribution is valued. They are committed to maintaining safe working practices, managing costs, improving services and managing risks to business continuity through the supply chain.

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Procurement & Supply Chain

Focus: Purchasing / Procurement

Industry: Purchasing and Procurement

Salary: pension/healthcare/hols/othe flex benefits

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Warrington

Job Reference: 4AUL0O-36DAB7CE

Date posted: 24 June 2024

Consultant: Richard Jones

Phone number:

richard.jones@robertwalters.com

Richard Jones

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