Direct Procurement Manager

Posted on Dec 14, 2018 by Bramwith Consulting

Reading, Oxfordshire United Kingdom
Construction & Architecture
4 Dec 2018
Annual Salary

Direct Procurement Manager- Industry Leading Travel Company- Berkshire/Surrey - £45,000 + FAST TRACKED PROGRESSION

Global Powerhouse in the Travel Industry is looking for a Direct Procurement Manager to look after all their direct procurement categories. This is a rare opportunity for an ambitious procurement professional to gain great exposure within the procurement industry and take on increased responsibility. The company are a Fortune 500 firm looking to diversify and grow their procurement function and a currently going through a fruitful transformation.

As Direct Procurement Manager you will:-

  • Be responsible for creating category plans for all direct categories, primarily raw materials, industry specific equipment, and MRO
  • Representing procurement as part of the bid team to help win new and exciting new projects
  • Have an analytical approach to all strategic sourcing, using innovative techniques and basic computer programs e.g. Microsoft Excel
  • Be part of a rapidly growing and changing procurement function looking to expand and diversify its sourcing strategies

Direct Procurement Manager Required Background:-

  • Some experience managing direct spend within a relevant industry, ideally Automotive, Aerospace, or Procurement Consultancy
  • Exposure to a bid management environment, ideally having worked as part of a bid team
  • Complete proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and a strong analytical background
  • Degree +CIPS (beneficial but not essential)

This is a phenomenal opportunity for a direct procurement specialist to take on a great deal of responsibility in a procurement function which offers fantastic exposure and progression opportunities.

To find out more and apply please send your CV to or directly through this page.

Key Skills: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, stakeholder management, negotiation, SRM, procurement consultancy, project management, direct procurement, components, aerospace procurement, defence procurement, automotive procurement, Reading, Home Counties, Middlesex, Berkshire

Reference: 599154135

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