Procurement Manager

Location UK / Tyrone

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Negotiable

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1422417

 Job Description

To manage procurement within the company, using excellent negotiating and networking skills to ensure the company is buying the best quality equipment, goods and services at the most competitive prices.

The Role:

  • Conducting research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
  • Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers
  • Identifying potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers, and building and maintaining good relationships with them
  • Negotiating and agreeing contracts and monitoring their progress, checking the quality of service provided
  • Keeping contract files and using them as reference for the future
  • Forecasting price trends and their impact on future activities
  • Giving presentations about market analysis and possible growth
  • Developing a purchasing strategy
  • Producing reports and statistics using computer software
  • Evaluating bids and making recommendations based on commercial and technical factors
  • Ensuring suppliers are aware of business objectives
  • Attending meetings and trade conferences
  • Training and supervising the work of other members of staff
  • Implementation of service level agreement and contractual agreements with all suppliers
    Reviewing and challenging current processes and making enhancements which ensure positive progress for the role and the business

 The Candidate:

  • Ideally you will have graduated from a Purchasing or Business based degree.
  • Knowledge/ experience FMCG
  • Extensive knowledge of the meat/ poultry industry. 
  • Strong commercial skills and financial awareness, capable of building persuasive business cases.
  • Excellent facilitation, influencing, negotiation and persuasion skills.
  • Powerful communication skills, able to establish and maintain relationships at all levels within the business and our suppliers.
  • Self-starter, able to work autonomously and engage key people at all levels.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Powerpoint and Excel).
  • Flexible and able to perform in a fast moving constantly changing environment.