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Job Description

  • Job Reference:961476GW_1566577095

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Financial Services/insurance

  • Contact Name: George Weeks

  • Job Location: Oxfordshire

  • Job Title: Procurement Manager

  • Job Salary: £40000 - £40000 Per Annum

Posted On: 23rd August 2019

The Client

They are expanding within the education market through traditional methods through to investing in technology. As a global business they have grown their partnerships and through growth an acquisition are a market leader within their industry.

The Role

This is a new position which has been created to improve the procurement operations across the relative divisions and deliver value through improved processes and savings. It will be responsible for over 2000 supplier relationships including publishers and distributers. The role will also support teams which manage upcoming trends and inventory processing which will include 5 direct reports and up to 15 staff in total

* Developing strategies with suppliers so that the business can be even more competitive across pricing and speed of delivery
* Monitoring and managing the workload with teams to ensuring accuracy and a wide selection of material
* Working with the wider management team to complete tenders to win new business
* Understand the tender process within public/educational/governmental environment
* Developing an existing team and maintaining strong employee relations and providing guidance
* Performance Management

The Candidate

* 5 years of procurement experience
* A strong track record of applying technology to forecast product demand and manage inventory
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Analytical skills
* Extensive Microsoft Office experience
* Experience within the publishing or education sector is ideal but not essential

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