Every year our teams deliver up to 150 million items through our network. Having the largest individual share of the national market and employing over 9,000 people in the UK there is no better time to join The People Network.
Our talented and high performing Procurement team based at our Head Office in Atherstone are currently looking for a confident and dynamic individual to join the team as an Interim Procurement Manager for an initial period of 6 months with the potential for extension. This is a challenging role with responsibility for managing the Fleet, Engineering and Capex categories that are fundamental to the success of our business.
With well developed procurement skills you will manage assigned category expenditure to ensure that annual agreed targets are delivered in full. Your commercial focus and continuous improvement mindset will support the business to drive cost from the operations and engage with supply partners to introduce new technology, innovation and ideas which deliver significant value to the business. As well as leading procurement activities within your specific business area, you will also contribute to the success of the wider team in the development of category strategies and by driving supplier performance.
In order to succeed in this role, you must have procurement experience gained within a large, fast-paced environment with a good understanding of contract law and the ability to identify risks within the supply chain process. You will be a confident and capable influencer and negotiator with the capability to independently lead the negotiation of contractual terms and conditions of business. A strong teamwork ethic coupled with a natural ability to develop effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders are also key requirements for this role.