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Interim Procurement Manager

RecruiterBarclay Meade
Industry SectorGrocery, Retail
Salary£600 per day
LocationsHampshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted18 July 2017

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I am currently recruiting for an interim procurement manager for a global retail brand. I am looking for candidates with retail experience in purchasing GNFR on a global and group scaler - uniforms, store supplies, store fixtures & fittings.

• Global and strategic sourcing
• Negotiations expert
• Cost reduction and containment
• SRM & Contract management
• Retail supplies (Unitary / Uniforms)
• Low cost country sourcing & supply


Leading the global Retail Procurement function, as part of the global Supply Chain team, you are responsible for the delivery of the highest possible level of professional procurement support across optical, audiology and ophthalmology as well as other healthcare needs as they develop.

The objective of this role is about providing clinical procurement leadership to the Group and to functional teams in order to add value, drive innovation and protect profits in-line with our corporate vision and values. This is carried out by formulating strategy, direction and advice, leading, influencing and engaging stakeholders (from Board members downwards) as well as managing change in procurement & supply. This will also include influencing supply markets with innovative sourcing solutions.


Principal accountabilities

• Defines and ensure the effective delivery of global clinical procurement operations through the engagement and enablement of internal stakeholder clients.

• Works with Finance and Legal colleagues to develop and report on Group procurement operations.

• Establishes and evaluates current and future supply requirements.

• Builds and maintains excellent working relationships with all stakeholders as clients, and suppliers.

• Develops, implements and evaluates quality assurance systems.

• Establishes contract strategies and plans with appropriate risk management strategies.

• Sources, tenders, negotiates and lets contracts for the supply of goods and services.

• Ensures effective contract administration.

• Develops, monitors and evaluates supplier performance and continuity of supply.

• Improves contract performance.

• Manages R&D initiatives working cross functionally from inception through to implementation.

• Has overall responsibility for compliance to corporate guidelines and policies.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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Recruiter: Barclay Meade
Tel: 0843 208 1255
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