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Job Title:
Procurement & Supply Chain Manager
West Midlands
40,000 - 45,000 + 10% bonus and benefits
A FTSE 250 business with turnover in excess of 1 Billion has an urgent requirement for a Procurement Manager with Category experience in Birmingham. You will be working within the central Procurement function and will look after various categories including Soft Services.
You will currently be Procurement, Supply Chain Manager or Category Manager within a large business who wants to work within a progressive, challenging and fast moving environment; you will also be hungry to progress and keen to take on responsibility.
The Job:
To develop and manage categories including Soft Services
To deliver category management projects to maximise saving against objectives
To consolidate spend through Preferred Suppliers adopting Category Management techniques
Represent Central Procurement whilst working with stakeholders building trust and confidence in the delivery of objectives
Meet savings KPI's
Take the lead role in Projects exploring cost saving opportunities
Manage, develop and inspire your direct reports to exceed targets
Developing Categories to maximise savings
Improve defined performance criteria in conjunction with business stakeholders
Negotiate and tender to maximise opportunity
Your Skills & Experience
You will have a proven track record in Category Management, ideally gained within a dynamic environment with multiple locations
You will be very results orientated and able to demonstrate considerable savings
You will be able to demonstrate success in achieving and exceeding challenging targets
Strong understanding of Soft Services products including services, manufacturers and suppliers
You will have excellent Stakeholder Management experience
You will have a detailed and analytical approach with developed tender preparation and contracts
You will be a skilled negotiator capable of delivering objectives while asserting appropriate commercial tension
Please don't hesitate to send your CV immediately in response to this advert.