E-Procurement Manager - St Helens

E-procurement Manager jobs

A type of procurement commonly found in B2B, B2C and business-to-government situations, e-procurement is a sourcing method that relies on technology - particularly the internet and other networks.

There are many different types of e-procurement and positions in this field could involve tasks like sourcing, tendering, reverse auctioning and enterprise resource planning.

Those in e-procurement manager roles will generally be responsible for organising and implementing best practice strategies and ensuring all goods and services that are procured in this manner match the quality expectations. Other key performance indicators include ensuring each project adheres to the set budget and time scale.

In most cases, you will need to provide regular reports on the market for the goods and services you are responsible for procuring. On-going monitoring of the suppliers, prices and alternative options will also be necessary.

As an E-procurement Manager, you will also be in charge of a team, so tasks may include things like training employees, motivating your staff and dealing with issues that arise within your area of responsibility.

The skills required

For those thinking of applying for roles as E-procurement Managers, a strong working knowledge of the various technologies is a must. You should have experience with the various e-procurement software packages, as well as other computing tasks - such as creating spreadsheets and using word processing programs.

Excellent organisation skills are vital and you should be confident in your ability to negotiate and communicate with a wide range of people - from suppliers through to company stakeholders and your own team.

Search for E-procurement Manager opportunities with Cast UK

As experts in all aspects of supply chain and procurement recruitment, the team at Cast UK can help you to find the next role in your career. Our highly qualified consultants have all worked in various parts of these fields themselves, giving them a unique understanding of what makes the best candidate for a particular role.

We work with clients and candidates in locations across the country to match the best talent to every vacancy. To find out more about how Cast UK can help you recruit an E-Procurement Manager for your business or find you a job as an E-Procurement Manager then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.

E-Procurement Manager Jobs in St Helens

As towns go, St Helens is relatively new, only being formally declared a town in the middle of the 1800s as a result of the rapid growth and joining together of a number of small villages and hamlets. It’s fair to say that St Helens had a good Industrial Revolution, with good coal mining, chemical works, salt mining, lime and alkali extraction and copper smelting going on in the area. But all this was overshadowed by St Helens’s reputation as a glassmaking town, with several huge factories contributing to the success.

Glassmaking and coal mining survived as a large employers up until the 1980s and early 1990s, but it these associations have more or less left the town now, except for Pilkington, which remains in the town.

St Helens now exists as a mainly residential town, with retail and entertainment playing a large part. As well as a thriving town centre there are several retail outlets and supermarkets for big-name brands. It’s also in the commuter belt for both Liverpool and Manchester, and is well served by road and rail. The blend of industry and residential trade does create the opportunity for E-Procurement Manager vacancies to appear in St Helens, and we have found several of these or related placements in recent years.

Cast UK - helping you with you job search

Cast UK are constantly working with procurement, logistics and supply chain clients and applicants from across the country, and are devoted to filling each position with the best talent possible.

If you’re looking for more information on the E-Procurement Manager positions available in St Helens or anywhere else in the UK, please get in touch so we can talk about what’s on offer.

With many years’ experience in the fields covered, Cast UK’s team of recruitment consultants understands what it takes to be a successful candidate for every vacancy.

Our regional specialists can provide detailed information about the potential employers, the available job types and the average expected salary.

To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within St Helens or source a new job in St Helens then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.