Published
October 19, 2021
Location
Colmworth
Job Type
Job Code
DW40825
Salary
£10.25-£12.30 per hour
Contact Name
David Williams

Description

This is a Maternity cover role for a year

As a Purchasing Manager you will be responsible for sourcing equipment, goods and services and managing suppliers. The successful candidate will be able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals and find more profitable suppliers or contracts. Introduce systems to improve purchasing efficiency going forwards across a multi branch structure.

Responsibilities:
Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
Perform cost and scenario analysis and bench-marking
Assess, manage and mitigate risks
Operate periodic and daily purchasing & progress chasing needs
Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand

Requirements:
Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
A knack for negotiation and networking
Working experience of vendor management software
Ability to gather and analyse data and to work with figures
Solid judgement along with decision making skills
Strong leadership capabilities

Qualifications:
Competency in Microsoft applications including Teams, Word, Excel and Outlook
Organisational, verbal and written communication skills a must
Attention to detail and ability to multi-task is an asset
Data and Numerical accuracy is imperative
Self-driven and ability to resolve problems using own initiative

Reference ID: DW40825

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: £10.25-£12.30 per hour

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