Procurement Manager

Posted 13 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationBishop's Stortford
Job type Permanent
DisciplinePermanent Recruitment
Contact NameChloe Miller

Job description

Our client, a leading Geotechnical Solutions Company, are currently seeking an experienced Procurement Manager who has proven experience in maximising the value of the supply chain. This is a full-time, permanent position, based in Bishops Stortford.

Responsibilities include overseeing the purchasing activities of the company, ensuring that goods and services are acquired efficiently, cost-effectively, and in line with the organization's Company's needs and goals, working closely with other Department Managers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Market research and analysis also including going on the field to search and meet with suppliers
  • Making requests for quotation, offers comparison and conducting the negotiation with suppliers
  • Issuing purchase orders with accurate terms and conditions and securing the follow-up
  • Participating to key projects meetings and reporting purchasing activities
  • Responsibility for the operation of the Procurement compliance process
  • Design, implement and lead supply chain management program
  • Develop a supplier network through identification, assessment, and regular review
  • Search for new suppliers, alternative sources and maintaining a supplier's data management system
  • Spend analysis and identification of key strategic categories and their suppliers
  • Negotiate price, delivery and all other relevant terms and conditions with suppliers and subcontractors
  • Develop, negotiate and implement framework agreements and call-off contracts for recurring materials or services
  • Organize and conduct supplier visits, audits, evaluation and development
  • Develop and report key performance indicators to the management/to the project
  • Leader of the purchasing team and responsible for the professional management and further development of the purchasing team
  • Collaborate with the management team and represent the interests of procurement in the organisation

The ideal candidate:

  • Commercial knowledge including experience with construction contracts
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Market and technical knowledge
  • Developed analytic and strategic thinking
  • Customer oriented approach
  • Strong work ethic, takes personal responsibility for their work, meets deadlines, sets the right example for others, and displays honesty and integrity
  • Personal and Social Skills Communication skills and self-confidence
  • Autonomous, results-oriented performance
  • Team player devoted to delivering high quality services to all stakeholders, internal and external.
  • Know and work in accordance with Company values

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) Qualification desirable but not essential
  • Adequate technical experience preferably in the Construction industry
  • Experienced supply chain professional who has proven experience in a similar role

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference: PR/071829

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.