Procurement Manager

A unique opportunity has come up in a well-respected public sector organisation in Wiltshire that is going through an exciting Procurement transformation, and as such is looking to grow its Procurement team and hire a new Procurement Manager.

While this organisation is in the public sector, it does have a lot of Procurement Professionals with a private sector background including the Procurement Director, so the hiring team are open to exploring various industry backgrounds.

The role will require travel to the company’s 3 main sites in Bath, Swindon and Salisbury. Which site you are based in is your choice – if you are happy to travel to the others when required.

What the role involves:

  1. Management of a range of spend across the divisional team; the direct products are very varied and interesting.
  2. Ensure that Procurement is seen in a strategic way and looking at new long-term supplier strategy and innovation and how to bring best value to this.
  3. A lot of contracts are single source so identifying ways to review this.
  4. Have the chance to interact with the wider Procurement exec team in making critical commercial decisions as part of the short, medium- and long-term strategy of the business and be empowered to make these decisions.
  5. Effectively lead, develop, and enable the procurement organisation to achieve strategic objectives.

The person we hope to find:

  1. Proven procurement category management background.
  2. Previous experience in working in a regulated environment is desirable but not essential.
  3. Strong ability to manage the sourcing strategy and critical success factors internally and externally in order to achieve this.
  4. Flexible, adjust readily to new situations while effectively dealing with ambiguity, stress and uncertainty. Able to leverage knowledge of operations and develop solutions to complex issues.
  5. Strong negotiation skills and understanding of contracts and supply agreements.

Salary and Benefits:

This is a great time to join this growing company that continues to invest in its Procurement team.

If you have a strong procurement category background either in the public or private sector and are looking for a new challenge, then please get in touch!

Apply to this Procurement Manager role directly. For more information please contact info@talentdrive.co.uk

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