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Interim Procurement Manager

Salary: £400 - £600 per day

Location: Middlesex

Job Type: Temporary

Posted: 19/07/2019

Job Ref: 123103868

Interim Procurement Manager

Based in Brentford with regular travel to Sheffield

Chemical based manufacturing and services

£400 to £600 per day DOE.

Our client a well known name in their field are seeking interim support for a 3 to 6 month period working from a site in Brentford. The business a successful manufacturer has a procurement/purchasing team in place across two locations and so the role will see you spending circa 60 to 70 percent of your time in Brentford and the rest at the other location in Sheffield.

Reporting to the Group Purchasing Director you will be supporting with multiple projects all of which are in the early stages and driving them through to completion. The business has completed a full analysis of current spend and will be looking for you to support the delivery of projects based around this in several key areas as follows:

• The completion of multiple projects all with different content taking from early stages through to completion.

• The delivery of cost savings, the spend analysis is already done and available so a solid attack of "low hanging fruit" and key areas to deliver a return.

• Investigation, assessment and improvement of delivery across Purchasing/Procurement systems, practices and processes.

• Assessment and support to the teams examining processes being worked to and behaviours within the function identifying areas for improvement and supporting with coaching and training.

• Stakeholder management and relationship building, getting buy in from internal senior stakeholders, selling the benefit and delivery. Collaboration with key stakeholders on all technical and inventory content.

The business has a complex stakeholder environment and the role will require an experienced interim procurement professional. We are looking for a strong influencer and someone able to deliver change through collaboration.

Main areas of spend in scope are in direct spend. Content will include chemicals, chemical packaging, MRO and similar with a value of Circa £25m.

For more information please click the apply now button to submit your CV to Philip Bloomer of Procurement People.


Philip Bloomer

Senior Consultant

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