Procurement Manager

Posted 04/06/2021 by Reach Recruits

Sheffield, South Yorkshire


Our client is offering an excellent opportunity for an experienced Procurement Manager to join their successful business.  Following a restructure of the Procurement/Purchasing Department this newly created role offers an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to shape and develop the function.  The successful candidate will be responsible for supervising and mentoring a Junior buyer.

The Procurement Manager will manage the company’s external suppliers, monitor supplier performance and implement sourcing and procurement strategies across the business.

Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Developing cost-efficient procurement strategies
  • Identifying suitable suppliers and vendors
  • Reviewing and negotiating terms with new and existing suppliers
  • Perform risk assessments on existing suppliers and processes in place
  • Approving PO's and confirming goods and service deliveries
  • Create and develop SOP's for the procurement department.
  • Control the procurement budget
  • Use the IT system for tracking orders, inventory and supply of goods
  • Provide data analysis - strong Microsoft Excel skills are essential
  • Monitor KPI's and drive service improvements


  • Experience working in similar role
  • Procurement and purchasing experience
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Understanding of IT systems to implement and create effective goods order supply
  • Excellent IT skills - Microsoft Excel is essential
  • Analysing data
  • Confident communicator with excellent team working skills


  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Healthshield Cash Plan after 6 months probation

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