Procurement Lead

Location: Egham

Salary: £35,000PA + 5-10% admin bonus

Duration: Full time, permanent role


Summary of the role

Reporting to the Director of Procurement, you will be responsible for maintaining strong relationships with suppliers and internal project teams and functions, ensuring the best contractual terms are achieved. The role will lead project negotiation, management of workflows, supplier forecasting and complex planning of procurement activity.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Pre-sales supplier negotiation and bid requests to support creation of competitive proposals
  • Identify risk in the supply chain and alert to senior team members
  • Assess demand and forecast, reporting to Director for action
  • Identify risk and manage effectively
  • Create and issue Project Buy Plans to support effective buying strategies
  • Create lead time reporting for key clients
  • Manage BAU supplier relationships, raising any concerns or queries with senior management
  • Process onboarding supplier paperwork
  • Maintain supplier matrix and directory in line with procurement strategies
  • Support Director of Procurement with analysis of key suppliers
  • Implement and run management reporting
  • Train/mentor junior staff members


Key Competencies

  • Experience of sourcing and negotiation
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Ability to work with senior stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in MS packages, including Excel and Word
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Experience in buying/supply chain
  • Experience in a project based business would be advantageous

Please note: As you can appreciate we are currently overwhelmed with applications and we can therefore only contact those applications that have relevant skills for positions that we currently have available. Should you not hear from us within a week, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

March Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and complies with all relevant UK legislation. If you are successful in your application, you will be required to attend a full registration with one of our Consultants which will involve you providing a current passport, any relevant visas and completing relevant tests and a full competency based interview.

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Consultant – Donna Jackson

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