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Procurement Manager

Hertfordshire   •  £500 - £570 per day  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Procurement Manager to join my client on an initial 6-month contract basis.  Within this role you will sit within the Finance and Operations Team.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads the sourcing of high quality services and products in collaboration with business stakeholders. Maximising value and ensuring adherence to compliance requirements
  • Provide strategic consultancy through leveraging market knowledge, procurement expertise and excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Support achievement of procurement performance KPI?s including; savings and profit, demand management and stakeholder satisfaction
  • Enhances strategic and critical third party relationships through a robust SRM program, utilising supplier segmentation, market insights, innovation and data
  • Adoption of the Global and local Procurement policies and an understanding of the wider regulatory framework the client operate within
  • Proactively builds a strong local, regional and global network to ensure maximum operational efficiencies, best practice sharing and individual development
  • Supports leadership in the development of the MLS procurement business offer and wider Procurement function.
  • Driving and leading delivery of high value/business critical ?source to contract? processes for specific categories. Collaborating with the business to co-design and develop innovative and best value opportunities
  • Reviews internal and external processes to drive further optimisation and development of procurement excellence.
  • Identifies through analysis and assessment, sustainability and social value opportunities within the supply chain and proactively collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to implement.
  • Coaching and development of colleagues where appropriate.
  • Ensure robust contracts are completed that include SLAs and KPI?s to support effective supplier performance monitoring.

Ideal Qualifications:

  • University degree/postgraduate qualification (Business or Biochemistry advantageous).
  • MCIPS and Masters degree in Procurement/Supply Chain Management a plus.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Commercial and business acumen
  • Full understanding and experience of category management principles and extensive experience of sourcing processes (RFI?s, RFP?s) identifying cost drivers and all factors needed to ensure a robust commercial assessment for the client
  • Ability to effectively develop robust supplier relationships through SRM and effective performance monitoring
  • Understanding of financial evaluation and astute at identifying potential commercial risks
  • Knowledge of source to pay tools (SAP SRM is an advantage)
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Comfortable interacting with stakeholders at all levels

For further details, please contact Tim Barratt on +44(0)1727 817 626 or email tbarratt@achieva.co.uk

  • Agency: Achieva Group Limited
  • Reference: BH-34450
  • Posted: 9th March 2023
  • Expires: 6th April 2023

Achieva Group Limited

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