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Procurement Manager

Job Title: Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q93074
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: RA.41389.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 24, 2013 18:40

Job Description

An exceptional Procurement Manager role has opened within one of UK’s largest general merchandise retailers. This vacancy is based in South East England but will oversee the country wide procurement process. The Procurement Manager will take over the following responsibilities: * Develop category strategies that are in line with the goals of the business * Work with key stakeholders to explore new procurement opportunities to improve the procurement plans of the company * Build a strong working relationship with key functions to ensure the best terms and conditions are agreed for all major purchases * Coach and develop a group of high performing procurement specialists / assistants in the delivery of the P&L for the company The following skills and experience are required to qualify for this position: * Degree level education or equivalent * Buying, import and distribution experience within retail or FMCG * People management experience with a proven track record in people development * Knowledge of contract law, structuring and documentation of agreements * Strong leadership skills * Good negotiation skills * Excellent written and verbal communication skills This is an exciting opportunity with a guaranteed excellent package that awaits the successful candidate. Get your CV through to us today if you think that you have the right skills and experience to qualify for this role. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.