Procurement Manager

InterQuest Financial Markets

Posted on Jul 11, 2024 by InterQuest Financial Markets
London, United Kingdom
Logistics
Immediate Start
£55k - £60k Annual
Full-Time - Remote

Our client who is a leader in the retail sector, is looking to recruit a Procurement Manager on a permanent basis. The role is predominantly remote, with travel to London just twice per month. The salary on offer is up to £60,000 plus a 20% annual bonus and benefits.

You will partner business stakeholders, providing a single point of contact and becoming a trusted advisor, working collaboratively across the organization to secure buy-in for sourcing strategies that deliver commercial value.

What is expected of the Procurement Manager?

  • Lead the end-to-end commercial activities for the category across the group, building strong partnerships with our strategic suppliers, making it easier and faster to do business, innovate and maximize value.
  • Ensure optimization of budgets through successful negotiation of costs, delivering quantifiable benefits, achieving targets and challenges set by the business.
  • Improve delivery assurance through negotiation and implementation of appropriate contractual safeguards that meet operational needs, mitigate risk and incentivize positive/collaborative partner behavior.
  • Support the development and implementation of the Group's Procurement Transformation Strategy.
  • Collaboration with stakeholders to drive maximum value from 3rd party suppliers:
  • Identify and then execute a pipeline of savings opportunities across the category.
  • Define the long-term relationship strategy with key Spares & Repairs and Business Support partners, ensuring they become enablers of our strategic goals.
  • Develop, deliver, and manage effective sourcing strategies in support of the business transformation and wider change agenda, ensuring ongoing value for money and the delivery of innovative procurement solutions to our client.
  • Negotiate and contract for clear and certain delivery and commercial outcomes.
  • Deliver on annual cost saving targets against budgets in key Spares & Repairs and Business Support areas and across the wider group.
  • Support category reporting, savings tracking, and spend data tracking.
  • Utilize procurement systems to drive compliance of category spend to our client procurement policies, including contract storage and sourcing process governance.

What we look for in a Procurement Manager?

  • Strong category background and proven experience in a hands-on sourcing role of a procurement function
  • Ability to motivate, organise and manage self to deliver to challenging deadlines
  • Experience in retail desirable but not essential.
  • Experience of managing long term, complex, high value, high risk contracts
  • Strong networking and stakeholder management/influencing skills at senior level.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and presentational skills, able to communicate complex, commercial information to non-commercial stakeholders.
  • Strong commercial acumen and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Strong negotiation skills, demonstrable experience in successfully developing and executing negotiating strategies, coupled with the ability to 'sell' the approach amongst internal stakeholders.
  • Strong contract negotiation skills and ability to create associated schedules of legal agreements.
  • Proven ability to deliver substantial cost saving and service benefits.
  • Proven dynamic and self-motivating style, with energy and drive to deliver at pace and drive change.

What the Procurement Manager will receive?

  • Predominantly remote working
  • Up to £60,000
  • 20% annual bonus
  • 25 days hols + bank hols
  • 15% pension
  • expenses for travel
  • medical cover
  • Product discounts

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.


Reference: 2792218878

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InterQuest Financial Markets

Procurement Manager

InterQuest Financial Markets

Posted on Jul 11, 2024 by InterQuest Financial Markets

London, United Kingdom
Logistics
Immediate Start
£55k - £60k Annual
Full-Time - Remote

Our client who is a leader in the retail sector, is looking to recruit a Procurement Manager on a permanent basis. The role is predominantly remote, with travel to London just twice per month. The salary on offer is up to £60,000 plus a 20% annual bonus and benefits.

You will partner business stakeholders, providing a single point of contact and becoming a trusted advisor, working collaboratively across the organization to secure buy-in for sourcing strategies that deliver commercial value.

What is expected of the Procurement Manager?

  • Lead the end-to-end commercial activities for the category across the group, building strong partnerships with our strategic suppliers, making it easier and faster to do business, innovate and maximize value.
  • Ensure optimization of budgets through successful negotiation of costs, delivering quantifiable benefits, achieving targets and challenges set by the business.
  • Improve delivery assurance through negotiation and implementation of appropriate contractual safeguards that meet operational needs, mitigate risk and incentivize positive/collaborative partner behavior.
  • Support the development and implementation of the Group's Procurement Transformation Strategy.
  • Collaboration with stakeholders to drive maximum value from 3rd party suppliers:
  • Identify and then execute a pipeline of savings opportunities across the category.
  • Define the long-term relationship strategy with key Spares & Repairs and Business Support partners, ensuring they become enablers of our strategic goals.
  • Develop, deliver, and manage effective sourcing strategies in support of the business transformation and wider change agenda, ensuring ongoing value for money and the delivery of innovative procurement solutions to our client.
  • Negotiate and contract for clear and certain delivery and commercial outcomes.
  • Deliver on annual cost saving targets against budgets in key Spares & Repairs and Business Support areas and across the wider group.
  • Support category reporting, savings tracking, and spend data tracking.
  • Utilize procurement systems to drive compliance of category spend to our client procurement policies, including contract storage and sourcing process governance.

What we look for in a Procurement Manager?

  • Strong category background and proven experience in a hands-on sourcing role of a procurement function
  • Ability to motivate, organise and manage self to deliver to challenging deadlines
  • Experience in retail desirable but not essential.
  • Experience of managing long term, complex, high value, high risk contracts
  • Strong networking and stakeholder management/influencing skills at senior level.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and presentational skills, able to communicate complex, commercial information to non-commercial stakeholders.
  • Strong commercial acumen and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Strong negotiation skills, demonstrable experience in successfully developing and executing negotiating strategies, coupled with the ability to 'sell' the approach amongst internal stakeholders.
  • Strong contract negotiation skills and ability to create associated schedules of legal agreements.
  • Proven ability to deliver substantial cost saving and service benefits.
  • Proven dynamic and self-motivating style, with energy and drive to deliver at pace and drive change.

What the Procurement Manager will receive?

  • Predominantly remote working
  • Up to £60,000
  • 20% annual bonus
  • 25 days hols + bank hols
  • 15% pension
  • expenses for travel
  • medical cover
  • Product discounts

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.

Reference: 2792218878

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