Procurement Manager

Posted a week ago by Michael Page

Location:
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary/Rate:
£35,000 - £40,000/annum package
Posted:
A week ago
Agency:
Michael Page

My client is a true market leader, with a UK wide footprint and are currently exp[eriencing a large period of growth and are looking for a talented procurement manager to join their team on a permanent basis.

Client Details

The Procurement Manager will act as a key member of the Groups Procurement & Supply Chain team offering cross functional support for Material Sourcing and placing of Purchase Orders together with assisting the Procurement Director with day to day Supply Chain Management activities; ensuring that all activities are completed in line with existing Company guidelines and in a timely fashion to meet the needs of the business.

Description

The Role

  • Administer the Requisition to Purchase Order process as described below - ensuring that the companies procedures are adhered to at all times:
    • Process requisitions in a timely manner and review supporting tender documentation (when required to do so).
    • Issue enquiries to the market (when required to do so)
    • Prepare detailed comparisons to support decision making
    • Negotiate prices with suppliers to achieve best value
    • Select suppliers based on their Supply Chain status, ability to meet the Projects needs and the Company's requirements.
    • Evaluate value engineering opportunities in conjunction with the Project Team and help to co-ordinate changes in specification, development of working drawings and manufacturing schedules as required.
    • Raise and issue robust Purchase Orders ensuring our teams are advised of any COSHH related matters and that our teams are made aware of any specific health and safety concerns.
    • Uploading Purchase Orders to the Project folder in a timely manner
  • Liaise with Senior Managers and Project teams through pre-contract, delivery and post-contract activities to ensure Procurement opportunities are maximised.
  • Help to ensure that those involved in Procurement comply with the Groups purchasing agreements and maximise the use of Preferred Suppliers where appropriate.
  • Promoting the group Preferred Supplier List so as to maximise our potential and create bundling opportunities.
  • Ensure the Company's position is protected as far as legislative and common law allow; bringing any concerns to the attention of the Group Supply Chain Manager immediately.
  • Deal with legitimate invoice queries expeditiously.
  • Report monthly buying gains and losses to the business, project team and commercial team.
  • Track Company owned equipment and maintain certification suitable to the equipment owned (i.e calibration certificates for Surveying equipment).
  • Assist the Procurement Director in maintaining the assets register.

Profile

The Candidate

  • Good knowledge of Procurement and the legal concept of offer and acceptance
  • Experience of negotiating with suppliers and sub-contractors; including terms & conditions
  • Commercial Awareness and an understanding of the battle of the form's
  • Understanding of the 4 Key Principles of Procurement as below:
    • 5 Rights of Procurement
    • Like for like bids/submissions
    • Risk Management
    • Maximised Opportunity
  • Ability to:
    • prioritise workload and work to deadlines
    • work on own initiative and to timescales
    • provide good quality output in a fast-moving and fluid environment
    • Initiative required to facilitate successful delivery in moving markets and sectors
  • Good communication skills
  • Diplomatic, assertive, influencing, personable, tenacious & organise
  • Computer literate (i.e use of excel, word, power-point, etc) and other web-based systems
  • Good understanding of Company operating systems

Job Offer

My client is looking to offer a base salary of up to £40k plus competitive package for the ideal candidate

Type:
Permanent
Contract Length:
N/A
Job Reference:
JN -022021-2006025_1613576964
Job ID:
213202527
Applications:
Less than 10

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