Purchasing/ Procurement Manager

Location: Gloucestershire, England
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: BBBH1217_1580977581
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Gap professional are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client, who are you looking for Purchasing/procurement Manager

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucestershire
Hours of work: Monday - Friday
Salary: 38000-45000k Per year

Summary: We require time served purchasing/ procurement manager able to work under pressure and understands the importance of exceptional standards in the work place . If you have excellent work ethic and reliability we would love to hear from you.

The person: We looking for an Enthusiastic and a positive purchasing/ procurement manager with great a great Aptitude for problem solving & accuracy and while adhering to all quality practices.

Job Role

Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate:

  • Solid background in procurement
  • Sound understanding of best practice procurement processes and methodologies.
  • Strong negotiation skills and experience of managing a wide variety of suppliers across multiple categories
  • Ideally be qualified or part qualified CIPS or hold an equivalent qualification
  • Strong communications skills, with an ability to clearly explain procurement concepts at all levels
  • Credibility and confidence to work with senior managers across the organisation.
  • Able to cope under pressured deadlines.
  • The ability to travel to all our sites as required


  • Develop a robust Procurement strategy and negotiate new best-in-class agreements
  • Lead and implement strategic sourcing plans
  • Proactively analyse spend data and contractual T&C's
  • Provide procurement expertise to negotiate optimum supply terms and formalise supply contracts
  • Develop, measure and monitor KPI's, Supply Level Agreements and continuous improvement for category
  • Continually strive to improve supplier performance
  • Deliver ongoing benefits to the internal and external customer through supplier management
  • Be an advocate of the supplier due diligence framework
  • Rationalise and reduce the number of suppliers, establishing a robust list of suppliers to a manageable level and maximise profitability whilst fully understanding the operational requirement and thereby minimising risk and liabilities

Closing date is 6th of march 2020

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