GNFR Procurement Manager

16 Feb 2018
26 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

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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