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Purchasing Manager

We are exclusively working with an exciting major power generation business who are looking for a purchasing manager to join the procurement division. With a track record of growth across three operating streams (landfill gas, coal mine methane and power response), they are positioned for the challenges posed by today's sector as well as those of the future.


  • Liaise with suppliers, manufacturers and relevant internal departments to build and maintain pro-active relationships with new and existing suppliers.
  • Manage and maintain a supply chain improvement plan including supply chain sustainability and key performance metrics including adherence to best practices, ethical, regulatory and business control requirements.
  • Maintain and develop the contract management process and undertake value for money reviews of existing contracts and arrangements including investigating alternative supply sources and markets that benefits and deliver on the companies' objectives.
  • Carry out tendering processes for identified contracted requirements including negotiating and executing contracts and approval proposals.
  • Maintain and improve the P2P processes around the Maximo business system
  • Manage and develop a small team to improve procurement activities across all aspects of the function
  • Support the Head of Procurement to deliver on key objectives and to develop all supply chain activity within the team, suppliers and internal stakeholders.


The successful candidate will be expected to deliver best value, establish effective governance and control and apply standardised approaches to all procurement activities. They will be driven, ambitious and have demonstrable experience within supply chain management and negotiating/executing contracts. They will also have strong stakeholder management skills and will ideally have experience of managing a range of different category spends. Our client is looking for people who thrive on a challenge, and are able to work effectively in a dynamic, changing and fast-paced organisation.

Job Offer

In return, our client is offering a great office culture and clear progression routes within the organisation - the vast majority of the senior management team have been promoted from within. In addition to this, there is a competitive salary and a fantastic benefits package on offer.

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Job Type
Industry Sector
Salary and benefits
+ car and additional benefits
£40000 to £45000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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