Senior Procurement Officer - Utilities - #1134330

Barclay Meade

Date: 1 week ago
City: Manchester
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 / year
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Barclay Meade
Key Responsibilities
  • Identify and evaluate potential suppliers, negotiating contracts and building strong relationships
  • Manage and monitor procurement activities, ensuring compliance with company policies and industry regulations
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand their procurement needs and requirements
  • Conduct market research and analysis to identify cost-saving opportunities and optimise procurement strategies
  • Actively participate in supplier performance evaluations and implement corrective actions when necessary
  • Monitor day to day procurement activities to ensure adherence to budgetary constraints, procurement policies, and regulatory standards.
  • Track and report on procurement savings achieved through cost reduction measures.
  • Manage disputes, claims, and contract variations with suppliers in a timely and professional manner.
Job Requirements
  • Significant experience in procurement, ideally within the Utilities industry
  • Proven track record as a Senior Buyer, with expertise in managing end-to-end procurement processes
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Procurement Supply Chain
  • CIPS is desirable
  • Proficient in procurement software, such as ERP systems
  • Competitive salary, up to £50,000 per annum
  • Car allowance
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing company
  • Excellent career development and progression prospects
  • Working in the Manchester site

If you have the required experience and skills for this role, we invite you to apply now to join our client as a valued Senior Procurement Officer.

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