Procurement Manager

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £55000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alex Benton

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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This FTSE listed Engineering Support Services business are looking to hire a Procurement Manager to take operational ownership of day-to-day procurement support to huge projects undertaken at major airports across Europe.

You will be responsible for providing an excellent operational procurement service to the Project Delivery teams, ensuring all procurement activities are planned and coordinated to deliver tangible value to the business.

The role represents a fantastic opportunity to work with a diverse group of suppliers and supply chains and would suit experienced Procurement leaders looking to progress their careers and expand the breadth of their experience in a leading engineering and support services business.

What is on offer?

  • Competitive salary up to £55,000 per annum
  • Benefits including pension scheme & other flexible benefit schemes
  • A permanent position with a well-known industry leader
  • Play a key role in driving procurement efficiencies through the business

About your new role:

Along with the line management responsibilities of 2 buyers, your main duties will include:

  • Providing timely cost estimating, quotations and other supply chain related information in support of bid development work.
  • Development of procurement schedules and plans in support of awarded business in conjunction with internal stakeholders.
  • Ensuring all goods and services are procured for the right price, in the right timeframe and in line with appropriate specifications/ BOMS and other SHEQ requirements.
  • Work closely with the QS team to ensure the flow down of appropriate Customer terms to the supply base as required.
  • Responsibility for maintenance of Open Order commitments, including ensuring all PO's are acknowledged, expedited and closed/completed accurately.
  • Provide support, in regards to other Procurement and Supply Chain activities, initiatives and deliverables across the Airports projects.
  • Conduct market engagement, tendering, evaluation, negotiation and contract award activities to meet the requirements of the project(s).
  • Responsibility for conducting due diligence on suppliers.
  • Working closely with Quality to ensure timely resolution to supplier quality issues (NCR's) and to understand root cause and implement preventative action to improve quality.
  • Review and, where applicable, support the restructuring of the supply base to reduce low-value transactional activity and focus on the management of fewer, strategically important suppliers.

About you:

  • Have experience of managing strategic sourcing projects from conception through to completion
  • Proven track record of identifying and delivering year-on-year procurement savings
  • Experience of managing supplier performance and relationships with multi-million pound spend profiles
  • MCIPs qualification (Desirable, not essential)
  • Willingness to travel - must hold a driving licence
  • Able to obtain SC level Security Clearance

If you believe this is the next career move for you, please do not hesitate to apply now or contact Alex Benton on 0117 9309 748 for further information.