Procurement Manager – Indirects

Procurement Manager – Indirects

Reading – Hybrid Working – Utilities Sector

 

Salary £55-£65,000

 

A well-known and respected Utilities company with offices close to Reading have some excellent opportunities for experienced Sourcing Managers to join their team.

 

As a Sourcing Manager within Procurement, you will lead the management and delivery of key sourcing activities, together with responsibility for the commercial and contract negotiations with new and existing suppliers across their indirect spend. Experience in managing contracts OJEU compliance is a must for this role.

 

What the role involves

Leading strategy development for specific projects as allocated by the Business Partner, in line with agreed category strategies

Project management and prioritisation of a number of sourcing initiatives effectively through agile project delivery and problem-solving skills

Act as Business Partner to specific business functions, and develop strong relationships with their senior management, and supplier relationship managers, in order to quickly understand requirements, priorities and challenges

 

The person we hope to find

At least 5+ years of experience in sourcing indirect category spends

Proven experience of managing stakeholders and being able to make key strategic decisions on the supplier base you are engaged with

Degree educated or equivalent would be preferable but not essential

Be able to identify and implement negotiation strategies through a multi-function team

 

If you are an experienced Procurement professional looking for a new challenge and are interested in working for an organisation who are undergoing significant change in how they work and are implementing best practice procurement policies, then this could well be the role for you!

 

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

 

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