Procurement Manager

We are currently recruiting for a highly experienced and strategic Procurement Manager to join our successful engineering and motorsport business. Our passion for what we do at JRM has led to us working with some of the world-leading automotive brands and creating our own competitive racing team.

The Procurement Manager will play a pivotal part to achieve the strategic aims and objectives of the Procurement Strategy and meet the needs of the business.

The duties of this role include the following:

  • Liaising with key stakeholders to define innovative procurement activities that drive real value
  • Leading and managing substantial category spend, sourcing plans and creating category objectives to improve service and cost reduction
  • As a procurement advisor, supporting customer accounts, providing market and commercial insight with market forces
  • Leading category plans with stakeholders, running tender exercises end to end
  • Managing complex procurement strategies
  • Defining and allocating the spend category
  • Working with both internal and external key stakeholders to develop sourcing strategies
  • Working closely with internal stakeholders to maintain a rolling schedule of future procurement requirements and tendering exercises within the categories, for which you are responsible
  • Undertaking Supplier Relationship Management with key suppliers to manage risks, making the most of opportunities to innovate, identifying and negotiating further savings

The successful Procurement Manager will have the following skills and expertise:

  • Strong people skills that enable leadership and help to gain the confidence of stakeholders
  • A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
  • MCIPS Qualified (working towards full qualification)
  • Demonstrates ongoing commitment to achieve personal and team goals
  • Excellent commercial acumen and negotiation skills

Application deadline: 30/01/2021