RecruitGibraltar are currently helping our client who is a long established and reputable gaming company who offer long term career growth, excellent salary, relocation assistance, and a rewarding working environment where you can make a real impact. They are searching for a Procurement Manager to work as part of a small team responsible for all Digital related Procurement. This will involve the sourcing of equipment, goods and services and the managing of suppliers. The successful candidate will be able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals and find more profitable suppliers.
What is the plan for the Procurement Manager role?
Reporting into the Head of Procurement, the Procurement Manager will be an integral link between the service functions that are responsible for delivery and the Finance department.
The main purpose of the role is to formulate and drive a consistent approach towards all sourcing and tendering activity within the business, ultimately ensuring value for money is maximised and cost savings are generated. The key measurement of success will be the ability to manage risk against commercial success.
What will you do as a Procurement Manager?
Provide coordination and leadership in procurement activities for assigned products and services
Liaising with key business stakeholders to determine their product and service needs
Evaluate current and planned requirements, determine potential sources, obtain and evaluate quotations
Lead on commercial and contract negotiations where appropriate
Managing contract expiry, termination, extension and renewals
Managing the processes for contract variations, change requests and other contractual documents
Supporting the implementation of the procurement strategy and policy
Managing and resolving contractual disputes
Monitoring, reviewing and managing delivery performance and creating monthly reports
Support operational procurement process
Work closely with Accounts Payable to resolve payment issues
Assist with the preparation of reports and maintenance of records regarding supplier and purchasing performance
Develop and conduct RFP, RFQ or RFI for all relevant items, supplies, and services
Encourages communication and collaboration across the business, team and stakeholders in order to build strong relationships and develop cross functional working
A leader that mentors and develops the team by; providing development, coaching, objectives and goal setting, performance management and other people policies as required ensuring the team is motivated, productive and fully compliant with all regulations and legislation
What do you know that makes you a great Procurement Manager ?
Degree level education or equivalent in Business Studies
MCIPS procurement qualification
Previous experience working in Procurement
Outstanding / Excellent verbal and communication skill
Strong procurement background – experience negotiating with major providers
Experience preparing RFI’s, RFP’s, RFQ’s and Bid Agreements
Experience evaluating or monitoring contract performance to determine necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, and compliance to contractual obligations
Experience developing and using metrics to manage the procurement process
Operates at the highest level of integrity
Commercial awareness and excellent negotiation skills
The ability to build and maintain business relationships, both internal and external
Salary £50k - £60k based on experience with bonus, an excellent relocation package and private healthcare.