Purchasing Manager

Purchasing Manager

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    Up to £28000.00 per annum

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    Claire Watts

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    about 1 year ago

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Purchasing Manager - Nottingham - £28,000

We are currently partnering with a Public Sector organisation to recruit a permanent Purchasing Manager. This proactive organisation have strong values and ethics, are based on the outskirts of Nottingham and have a culture of continuous development. This is an opportunity to take full accountability of the Purchasing in a stand-a-lone role.

Key responsibilities

- The Purchasing Manager will establish, maintain and implement the Procurement Strategy

- Create a prioritised procurement plan and report on progress

- Develop and implement key processes and procedures to support the company, ensuring compliance to Public Procurement regulations (OJEU)

- Maintaining a robust supplier set up process and rationalise the existing supplier base

Negotiating contractual terms and conditions with suppliers

- Reviewing buying patterns across the organisation and the identification of opportunities for single-source supply

- Develop and administer a system for monitoring the success of centrally procured contracts

- Analyse financial data and prepare periodic reports on value for money obtained to monitor savings and record savings

- Support colleagues in complying with tendering, evaluation, supplier negotiation and contact awarding processes

- Being responsible for implementing and monitoring key performance indicators in line with the procurement strategy

Ideal Person

- Experience of working in the public sector is essential

- Experience of contributing to the development and delivery of the Procurement Strategy

- Experience of developing monitoring systems for centralised Contracts

- A thorough understanding and knowledge of Public Procurement Regulations (OJEU) and Contract Law experience is desirable

- Experience in compiling, issuing and evaluating tender processes

- Strong communication and influencing skills

- Good written and verbal communication skills

- Able to influence others through negotiation

Other Roles you may have applied for: Procurement Manager, Buyer, Category Manager, Purchasing Manager

Cherry Professional are recruiting for this role on behalf of the client