Procurement Manager 6066/MB

Langley Search and Interim
£50,000 per annum
29 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Procurement Manager My client a leading FTSE 250 organisation is looking for an experienced and influential procurement professional to improve and drive best practice across procurement processes, policies and procedures. The culture of the company is open, professional and accountable. This individual will have the responsibility of evolving and implementing strategic sourcing and category management. In addition this individual will have experience influencing and educating senior stakeholders about best practice procurement. You will have experience of working within procurement function; rapidly sourcing information, engaging with key stakeholders, analysing spend, creating workable processes and policies to result in tangible cost reductions and more strategic procurement with a focus on a number of different spends across direct and indirect. The ability to demonstrate the value of strategic procurement to the key stakeholders and provide evidence of cost savings via a more considered purchasing plan. Key Skills: - Ability to and evidence of rapidly coming to strong commercial conclusions - Indirect Procurement experience. Some marketing procurement would be advantageous - Experienced in creating formal strategic procurement plans for complex and established function. - Excellent communication skills - Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. - Skilled negotiator specifically within indirect procurement, - Ability to and experience of influencing commercial decisions at board level - Strong Excel and IT skills are essential, For further information please call 44(0)844 847 8336 quoting 6066. Langley Search & Interim is a specialist recruitment agency for Procurement and end-to-end Supply Chain roles across the UK, Europe and Internationally. We place senior level interim and permanent positions from global multinationals to SMEs, across Consumer, Industrial, Public Sector and Financial Services. Take a look at our website at , join our LinkedIn community at and follow us on Twitter LangleySearch for the latest industry insight, news and more exciting opportunities. As the leading niche recruiter of Procurement and Supply Chain jobs, we also provide valued career advice and support services for candidates. This job was originally posted as