Procurement Manager - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom,

Cherry Professional are currently supporting a National organisation who's Head Office is based in Nottingham City Centre in their search for a Procurement Manager on a 6 month fixed term contract basis.

Self motivation and a enthusiasm for delivering results is a must in order to be successful in this position. The company are passionate about their people and their customers and in return offer support and guidance to help you deliver the right results.


Delivery of a Procurement and category strategy that is aligned with, and meets the changing requirements of the business
Provide line management, leadership and coaching to 2 Procurement Support Officers
Apply appropriate controls to ensure all Procurement projects are delivered consistently
Work closely with the Head of Procurement and the business to identify Procurement opportunities, and define, deliver and implement the Procurement category strategy
Support of all budgeting processes
Develop strong, credible and effective relationships with all key stakeholders to ensure a full understanding of the business requirements for the Procurement category strategy
Ensure full understanding of and proactive management of contracts and supplier performance
Attend Procurement team meetings and present updates on each Procurement project
Minimise risk through effective supplier due diligence, contract management and contract compliance
Ensure effective supplier management, ensuring all parties are meeting their contractual commitments and obligations, with a continual drive for improvement and innovation

Ideal Person

Experience in a fast paced strategic procurement and commercial environment
Previous line management experience
Effective and disciplined supplier and contract management including performance management, development and improvement initiatives
Skilled in procurement project management and associated disciplines
Excellent negotiation skills
Ability to plan disaster recovery to mitigate operational issues and impact due to lack of supply
Experience in the drafting and review of commercial contracts

Other roles you may have applied for: Procurement Business Partner, Procurement Assistant, Purchasing Manager

Cherry Professional is recruiting for this role on behalf of the client