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Job Title

Procurement Manager

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorFinance, Banking & Insurance, Services
Salary£60,000 per annum
LocationsSouth East (Excl London), Surrey
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted22 November 2018

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Communicating on a regular basis with senior management of the company, you will be ensuring the best value solutions whilst delivering maximum commercial advantage and risk mitigation. As the procurement manager you will have at least one direct report when you first start. Communication between the procurement manager and procurement analyst is required to support the deliver of cost savings by analysing current spend information.

Client Details

My Client is rapidly growing and are a multi-award winning business since 2010. They're currently based in Reigate and are very much eager to expand their own procurement function by hiring a procurement analyst who will report directly into the procurement manager.

  • Ensuring that the company has a very clear strategy when purchasing goods and services
  • To lead on the review of third party costs and data on a quarterly basis to form the procurement cost improvement plan to deliver savings. Review on a monthly basis to provide additional cost improvements, providing analytical data reports to inform decision making and presenting recommendations
  • To support the delivery of cost and efficiency savings by analysing current spend information to develop procurement strategies and contract priorities.

  • To ensure compliance across the business, pursuing procurement excellence through the implementation of efficient and effective procurement projects within key markets
  • To meet business function/product requirements by demonstrating value for money, through compliance of contract, and by actively managing the market place through the development of key strategies for supplier and contract management.
  • Carry out research into alternative services and or goods available to the business. Lead on the trial process to evaluate products/services and product rationalisation decisions.


The successful candidate will be able to manage conflicts and deal with contentious issues, being able to think on their feet and adapt their own communication strategies to manage difficult situations whilst coming to a reasonable agreement.

Confidences will aid the ideal candidate as they will need to be able to deal with senior stakeholders, senior members of the business and external parties. Also being able to present decisions in a rational and concise manner when faced with rejection/refusal.

A flexible approach to work methods will also be an advantage, as you will be working in a fast pace environment dealing with a number of different projects and work tasks at one time. Also having the ability to formulate and adjust plans to manage conflicting priorities.

Experience of P2P Systems and collation of data reports, exposure to the professional services category and having financial services experiences will be an advantage.

Job Offer

A competitive salary + Additional Benefits

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