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Purchasing Manager 
£35000 - £40000 per annum 
Hourly rate: 
Industry: Purchasing and Procurement 
Job Ref: WSS/SC/PMgrE 
Role Overview 
The Purchasing Manager is responsible for sourcing equipment, goods and services and managing approved suppliers on the company ASL. The Purchasing Manager will be expected to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals and secure the most optimal purchasing agreements, whilst remaining a hands-on buyer. The Purchasing Manager is expected to define and operate a framework of procedures and specific targets in pursuit of overall department goals and objectives in line with Company policies 
Key Responsibilities: 
Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategiesTrack and report key functional metrics (KPIs) to reduce cost and improve effectivenessCraft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal termsMonitor and forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier powerPerform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarkingAssess, manage and mitigate risksSeek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliersDetermine quantity and timing of deliveries to meet production requirementsCost materials to support the Estimating Department.Measure and manage supplier compliance in accordance with internal quality standards.Troubleshoot cost, quality and delivery concerns.Run a continuous improvement policy, which enables all staff, to contribute ideas and then implement sound initiatives in a structured fashion.Regularly review resource and capability against customer and business requirements and where necessary provide detailed proposals to senior management.To develop, improve & maintain quality standards across the areas of responsibilityManagement and development of Purchasing Department staff.Any other ad-hoc tasks as required by senior management 
Proven working experience as purchasing manager ideally within the CEM environmentFamiliarity with sourcing and vendor managementInterest in market dynamics along with business senseA knack for negotiation and networkingExcellent experience in MRP systemsAbility to gather and analyse data and to work with figuresSolid judgement along with decision making skillsStrong leadership capabilitiesCIPS qualified to level 4 or above or other qualification in supply chain management, logistics or business administration 
Type: Permanent 
Start: 01/12/17 
Contact: Portsmouth Senior Selection 
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