Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager, Construction | UK Wide | Well-known Housing Firm

As part of this expanding privately owned organisations growth strategy they are looking for a new Procurement Category Manager to come in and lead their key spend across Construction with the plans to grow the team and spend portfolio as they win new customers. This is a unique opportunity to work on some high profile strategic projects and reporting to the Senior Procurement Manager

There are great plans for this role and company as the continue to grow and are continuingly looking for ways to develop the Procurement function and evolve so things like sponsoring CIPS and additional qualifications is very much. You will be part of a Procurement Team of 16 who are based around the UK so you don’t need to be placed in the same office 5 days a week, they offer flexible working and you can be based mainly from home with occasional travel which is a huge plus!

What the role involves

Lead large scale strategic construction projects for the business ensuring category spend is managed effectively and to drive quality and cost savings for the organisation as they continue to grow.

Deliver the procurement strategy including best practices, tools, guidance, and support aligned to business and operational requirements.

Manage a new supplier on boarding and contract performance management programme to include SLA and KPI implementation.

Manage the materials supplier base to ensure that Estimators have access to up-to-date cost information

Ensure procurement support is provided to other improvement projects across the business.

Lead the improvement in the efficiency and effectiveness of just in time deliveries throughout the supply chain.

The person we hope to find:

Experience in construction industry procurement is essential

Strong negotiator with suppliers

Strong commercial acumen

Demonstratable strategic cost down experience

Build material experience/knowledge imperative

Experience or interest in off-site construction considered a plus

Experience with residential new build construction considered a plus

Excellent problem-solving skills

Self-starter, flexible and willing to adapt to change

If you are a Procurement Manager with a strong construction category background, ideally in residential and are looking for a new challenge in a forward thinking and growing business and can be based UK wide then this could be the role for you!

For more information please apply by emailing the latest copy of your CV and contact details to brad@talentdrive.co.uk

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