Indirect Procurement Manager - (J12521)

Indirect Procurement Manager

Salary: Up to £45000 per annum
Location: Surrey

Inside Out Purchasing & Supply has been engaged to recruit a Indirect Procurement Manager on a 2 year fixed term contract. Managing a team of two you will be responsible for sourcing a wide range of categories including Property, FM, Travel, Marketing, Fleet and professional services.

Responsibilities -

* Manage and actively deliver Procurement activities for each Category, including international and national sourcing to maximise value for money and achieve set cost savings targets.
* Business Analysis - understanding the business needs and drivers as relevant to the procurement categories and proactively identify areas for strengthening procurement approaches.
* Re-engineer approaches to category management to better meet the needs of the business across our entities, which may include coordination, consolidation, decentralisation / centralisation, contract renegotiation.
* Lead on the development of tenders and Long Term Agreements in priority categories.
* Support and advise purchasers in other teams on procurement best practice, adjusting your engagement model as appropriate to the stakeholders, products / services and value addition.
* Analyse procurement spend by category, cost drivers, supplier base, market environment, purchasing power / positioning and comparator benchmarking.
* Proactively identify new areas for procurement category management and procurement improvement.
* Research market trends and emerging products to identify new suppliers, new products and future directions.
* Work with suppliers on new and emerging products to meet requirements.
* Assist in the development of new processes, procedures, tools and solutions.

Knowledge and Experience

* CIPS qualified (or equivalent professional qualifications) to at least Diploma level
* Experience in establishing and developing strategic, long term supplier relationships, including the international tendering process and LTAs.
* Excellent strategic sourcing and / or category management expertise across a range of categories.
* Detailed knowledge of procurement processes and contract creation and management.
* Experience managing supplier performance, both on one off contracts and longer term agreements.
* Demonstrable experience in setting and achieving cost savings targets.

Industry: Service Sector
Function: Buying,Purchasing,Procurement
Type: Temporary
Duration: 2 years
Start Date: ASAP
Skills: Buyer, Purchasing, Procurement, Supply Chain, Sourcing, Buying, Purchaser, Purchase, Category
Salary: Up to £45000 per annum

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