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Procurement & Contracts Manager

Up to £60000 per annum

Procurement & Contracts Manager

£60,000 benefits

Bedfordshire

Hybrid working, with 2-3 days in the office

Our client is a well-established Anaerobic Digestion plant, with sites across England, Scotland and Wales. They provide unrivalled food and organic waste recycling solutions to local authorities and commercial customers across the UK, processing waste from homes, supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, hotels. Offices and food manufacturers. As a result of their continuing success, they are looking to add a motivated, experienced Procurement & Contracts Manager to join their expanding business.

As Procurement and Contracts Manager you will be responsible for delivering against the procurement strategy and your own procurement plan through managing contracts with existing and new suppliers and driving down costs using competitors.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Build strong relationships with all key suppliers and potential suppliers
  • Reduce the underlying cost base (whilst preserving quality and service) and mitigate cost increases
  • Rationalise and consolidate suppliers to create a lean and well managed supply base
  • Use competition to drive down prices and improve supplier performance
  • Secure and manage contracts, frameworks and rebate agreements
  • Challenge consumption and identify opportunities to "spend to save"
  • Manage the vetting and onboarding processes for new and existing suppliers
  • Deliver data insights and management information on category spend, opportunities and supplier performance
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholder and lead with strong process governance

The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role within a similar industry, such as construction, engineering, manufacturing etc. Knowledge of procuring heavy plant and machinery (lease/buy), OEM procurement and commodities (motors, bearings, gearboxes, hoses, pumps) and related O&M or service contracts will be beneficial.

This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing organisation and will provide the very best with excellent career development opportunity. If this sounds like you, then we would like to hear from you. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Caitlin Craven in the first instance for a confidential conversation.

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