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Procurement Manager

Location: Spennymoor

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167554

Our client is looking for a Procurement Manager to join them on a permanent basis.

Job Role

  • Ensure 'procurement integrity’ through open, honest, transparent and fair tendering and procurement processes

  • Reduce costs by leveraging buying power and negotiating price reductions of capital goods and services

  • Identify, procure and implement robust procurement and purchase systems with supporting documentation such as contracts, purchase ordering, stock code creation, bill of materials, asset registers, goods receipts and invoice processing

  • Implement clear guidance/ rules and controls to reduce amount of waste and 'informal’ procurement, leading to more co-ordinated, consistent and professional approach to procurement

  • help identify risks to the business in its supply chain and mitigate those risks

  • Increase efficiencies through greater consistency in approach

Skills Experience

  • Experience of implementing a professional procurement process with associated systems

  • Extensive experience and knowledge of procurement, tendering and contract management processes, including running multiple complex, high risk and value projects simultaneously

  • Proven track record of achieving savings and service improvements through procurement with experience of delivering change in a complex organisation

  • Proven ability to influence senior stakeholders, including successfully facilitating joint decision-making and building productive relationships between senior stakeholders within the business units, third party organisations and suppliers

  • Good knowledge and experience of running successful tender exercises including use of comprehensive evaluation techniques