Purchasing Manager

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Hertfordshire | Ref: BBBH12292

£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

Purchasing Manager

£45,000 - £50,000

Role Profile

Our client who is a leading Pharmaceutical business based in Watford is looking for a Procurement Manager to join their growing team. The successful candidate should have previous experience leading a procurement team and have the confidence to provide recommendations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as the primary contact with suppliers.
  • Ensure that the purchasing transactions are carried out in the most cost effective manner.
  • Implement and maintain efficient processes within the company for efficient transactions, and to ensure cohesion between the company and suppliers
  • To be responsible for the development of all staff directly or indirectly supervised, ensuring performance and development reviews are completed as required
  • Management of suppliers ensuring quality and service are monitored on a regular basis.
  • Ensure effective communication of the strategy throughout the company.
  • Manage the headcount budget and forecast for the procurement team

Skills & Experience

  • Managerial Experience is essential
  • Previous Buying experience
  • Experience sourcing products from the far east
  • CIPS - Advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills, especially Microsoft Office
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • An investigative attitude towards increasing relevant knowledge
  • Good understanding of commercial measures

Our Client

Our client is a Pharmaceutical business based in Watford.


£45,000 - £50,000

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