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Salary: £35-45k + 6k Relocation Allowance + Benefits

Location: South East of England

Contact Rhys:

This niche electronics manufacturing firm is looking for a strategically minded procurement professional to join their professional team based in the South East of England and is offering generous relocation bonus and salary to the right individual.

Part of a global cooperation with both defence and commercial clients, the company requires an experienced direct procurement professional to work alongside management in transforming the procurement function, managing key suppliers and taking a lead on crucial tenders.

The responsibilities of the role involve aspects of strategic buying and category management, including:

  • Competently managing both new and existing supplier relationships to establish a sustainable and agile supplier base. This will include managing risk, reviewing supplier performance and delivering cost saving improvements
  • Overseeing the whole end to end procurement process including tendering, in life contract management, category management and restructuring the supplier base
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders across the company including operations and manufacturing teams to ensure consistent high performance and contribute to the overall business strategy
  • Take on a strategic procurement role rather than tactical, assisting in developing long term procurement strategy and planning for the long-term requirements of the business

The requirements for this role include:

  • Experience delivering on strategic procurement projects and s history of cost savings
  • Procurement experience with a history of tendering, vendor management and delivering value, preferably in a manufacturing or engineering procurement environment
  • Strong academic record, including relevant engineering or business qualifications and CIPS certificate (desirable)
  • British or EU passport or holding a valid visa allowing you to live and work in the UK without any restriction

This opportunity would suit a procurement professional looking for a long-term career move in a company which is heading on an upwards trajectory in terms of both it's procurement function and overall operations. This role provides a large amount of autonomy and responsibility from the get-go to assist the management with transforming the procurement function and driving best practise.

To find out more information and apply, please send your CV to Rhys at [link removed]

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Bramwith Consulting
Job Type
£35000 to £45000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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