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Procurement Manager

Job Title: Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Battersea, London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Perm
REF: PMMC0021_1534518360
Contact Name: Magdalena Chwedczuk
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Procurement Manager - South London - Permanent

Project People are currently recruiting for a Procurement Manager to join a global technology and telecommunication business based in South London. Please note this is not strictly a procurement role, a suitable candidate will have experience working as a Commercial or Vendor Manager.

The role will focus on working with the business, understanding the needs and carrying out supplier selections and negotiating and drafting contracts. There will be a lot of commercial responsibilities as well as vendor and supplier relationship management.

Typical day would involve dealing with services/ brokering deals in order to provide better service and deals for customers, which will suit an ambitious an innovative thinker who's wanting to make an impact.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the development and implementation of procurement strategies
  • Manage all related procurement processes including supplier analysis, RFP, contract placement, drafting, negotiation and management
  • Establish and manage commercial relations
  • Lead commercial negotiation with relevant suppliers
  • Support stakeholders in their procurement requirements from identification to contract signature
  • Establish and maintain the contract renewal schedule

Key requirements/ experience of:

  • Flexible and dynamic strategic thinker with good commercial acumen
  • Strong ability to develop and maintain relationships with suppliers
  • Contract placement and management
  • Vendor and stakeholder management

Please note there will be some travel involved within Europe. In return, you'll be working for a leader within the field, offering and competitive basic salary + benefits (car, bonus, mobile, life insurance, private health, and pension)

Procurement Manager - South London - Permanent

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.