GNFR Procurement Manager

Recruiter
Halfords
Location
Redditch
Posted
16 Feb 2018
Closes
26 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
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The main purpose of the role is to ensure Goods and Services not for Resale are acquired at best value for Halfords with a focus on:
  • Cost price minimisation/Lowest total cost of ownership
  • Risk reduction
  • Maximising leverage
  • Process efficiency

Key Responsibilities

Contributing to the profitability of the organisation through the control of costs/resources
  • Buy approx. £50 million worth of external spend in a variety of categories.
  • Agree savings targets and budgets for each category and report on these.
  • Develop robust and innovative procurement strategies for procurement categories you are responsible for.
  • Carry out negotiations. Manage transition of suppliers to internal stakeholders and set up for continuous improvement.

Ensuring adherence to agreed legislative, company, customer and departmental standards
  • Help implement appropriate policies, processes and procedures to help protect and advance the business.
  • Manage change by effective procurement leadership.
  • Encourage and nurture entrepreneurial and innovative approaches to purchasing

Ensuring a positive and consistent approach when interacting with others
  • Manage sourcing of suppliers in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Behave ethically on all transactions with suppliers and internal customers.
  • Support internal stakeholders with key supplier performance reviews to help build business capability.

Delivering quality customer service by understanding the customer's needs, processes and priorities
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with all budget holders and other departments across all the Halfords functions. Helping them achieve their objectives.
  • Look to ensure compliance with negotiated deals.

Key Skills/Experience

  • Involved in or understand the process of purchasing goods and services in a professional sourcing environment.
  • Knowledge of contract terms, conditions and framework agreements.
  • Understanding of supplier management/performance management and monitoring experience and skills.
  • Good track record of delivering quantified results.
  • Proven track record of delivering improvements in a fast moving environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Proven IT skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Good influencing skills
  • High degree of curiosity
  • Courage and conviction
  • Tenacity
  • Innovative/creative
  • Self-motivated
  • Team player
  • Integrity

Maternity Cover Fixed Term Contract



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