Package: Basic salary £35,000 – £40,000 (Commensurate with experience)
plus bonus & other excellent PLC company benefits
Sector: Packaging Distribution
We, the UK’s largest packaging distributor has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Procurement Manager to join our procurement team based in Bristol. Our focus is to provide customers with fully integrated and innovative protective packaging solutions, augmented by outstanding customer service. Our procurement function is a vital part of our solution offering and we continually invest in the professional development of our team including CIPS accredited training. We are a committed equal opportunities employer that champions ‘dignity in the workplace’
The Procurement Manager Role
Joining our local management team, the procurement manager role will support the site at which you are based whilst upholding the company wide National procurement strategy. You shall be responsible for managing the local procurement team, leading by example whilst remaining ‘hands-on’ in day-to-day supplier management and engagement as well as leading on key projects. This appointment is therefore integral to the success of the business, with the successful candidate not only managing and developing the regional supplier base, but also providing leadership for the local procurement function.
Procurement Manager Key Duties
Do you have the correct profile?
We welcome applications from experienced procurement professionals who have a minimum of 18 months experience in direct staff/team supervision. You will ideally be accustomed to managing a small team, prioritising ever changing workloads within a fast-paced environment. This will have already given you exposure to most of the key duties listed above. Most importantly, you will have a strong yet effective leadership style, commercial acumen, and effective communication & negotiation skills. Performing under pressure and to exacting timeframes will come naturally to you whilst you will pride yourself on your ability to forge and maintain healthy stakeholder relationships. Please note, we do also require applicants to live within a sensible daily commute of our Avonmouth site. It may also be in your thinking that you would like to accelerate your professional development and embark on CIPS accredited training, something that we can help to support you with.
We provide an attractive basic starting salary along accompanied by a flexible employee benefits package which includes…
Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximizing every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement.
How to apply/next steps
This is an urgent appointment whereby we will be working to identify and review the best of applicants swiftly in the hope of selecting the successful candidate to commence with us ASAP. Please note that Macfarlane Group supports ‘hybrid working’ where possible and we often conduct our first stage interviews via video. To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. All applications will be acknowledged, shortlisted applicants normally hearing from us within a week or two. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified at the end of our process, although if you haven’t heard from us within 2-3 weeks of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.
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