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Procurement and Vendor Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFMCG - Non Food, Manufacturing
Salary£65,000 to £70,000 per annum
LocationsEast Midlands, Leicestershire
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted30 August 2017

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Procurement and Vendor Manager required in Leicestershire Marketing company to lead, establish and negotiate new and existing Client and Supplier contracts and developing innovative commercial approaches to achieve positive stakeholder outcomes.

Client Details

My client, based in Leciestershire, are seeking a Procurement and Vendor Manager to expand their operation. The client is a global leader in communication and connecting businesses. Based comfortably within reach of the M1, an excellent opportunity is combined with convenient location to make this an role of choice.


The key responsibilities of the Procurement and Vendor Manager are:

  • Develop legally sound and commercially robust contracts with clients, suppliers and other 3rd parties
  • Ensure that all documentation of requirements is comprehensive and explicit
  • Review commercial contracts and advise on feasibility/return on investment/potential risk
  • Provide commercial and contractual analysis to support delivery of improved profitability.
  • Preparation of timely and accurate information and analysis for presentation to the Opus Trust Marketing Board
  • Develop and maintain a clear understanding of the underlying business and its key drivers.
  • Stay abreast of new laws and proposed legislation; interpret and present the potential impact on current and future

  • To manage the commercial/contractual aspects of all pricing and buying processes developing cost saving analysis and continuous improvement documentation
  • Assess appropriate pricing levels based on historical data, market intelligence and preparing analysis of potential benefit to the Company
  • Proactively support the print manager on the delivery of improved profitability. Set up buying and pricing policies and implement a framework for all external suppliers
  • Develop, maintain and manage credible and beneficial stakeholder relationships
  • Ensure procurement best-practice policy and industry regulatory requirements are adhered to
  • Analyse, develop and where relevant rationalise supply base, ensuring value, stability, performance and market competitiveness are maintained and improved


The successful candidate should have significant knowledge and experience of managing contracts from both a procurement and sales perspective. The candidate is require to be commercially aware and astute and be very well conversant with the full Microsoft Office Suite. There will also be a staff development aspect to this role, so it would be beneficial having prior experience of building and upskilling teams.

Job Offer

A very competitive salary and benefits package is on offer for the successful applicant.

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