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Indirect Category/Procurement Manager

Ref no. BHN561395
Location Peterborough, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

We are looking for a indirect procurement professional to join our well known, established client.

Key skills required for this role



Indirect Procurement Experience

Job description

Supplier Selection and Management:

  • Use data and insights to Identify and evaluate potential suppliers and negotiate favourable terms and agreements.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers to ensure value in met.
  • Optimise/rationalise supplier base to drive best cost while maintaining service levels, quality and performance.
  • Supplier relationship management including reviews to evaluate, monitor improve or remove suppliers.

Cost Control

  • Monitor and control procurement budgets and costs to maximise efficiency and reduce expenses.
  • Implement cost-saving initiatives and strategies without compromising quality.

Quality Assurance

  • Work with relevant stakeholders to ensure that all procured goods and services meet quality and safety standards and are fit for purpose.
  • Work with suppliers to resolve quality issues promptly.
  • Relevant SLA's are in place and are being monitored and achieved.

Strategic Sourcing

  • Deliver measurable savings within agreed timescales.
  • Develop and execute sourcing strategies that align with business objectives. Support the selection and management of strategic managed services partners.
  • Stay updated on market trends and technology advancements.

Contract Management

  • Work with the legal department to ensure relevant and robust contract agreements are in place
  • Negotiate and manage supplier contracts to secure advantageous terms.
  • Continuously review and update contracts to reflect changing business needs.
  • SLA's
  • Lead Supplier development, including dispute resolution.

Chris Castle manages this role

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