Procurement Operations Manager

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North East London, London | Ref: BBBH20483

Negotiable

Procurement Operations Manager
North East London
£Competitive


Role Profile

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a thriving business based in the North East London area as a Procurement Operations Manager.

You will be working for a small but growing Sales and Marketing Agency in a dynamic and fast paced environment. You will have the opportunity to work on accounts for some of the world's well known and best loved consumer brands and will be an integral part of the London office's senior team.

The key purpose of this role is to manage the procurement and finance operations for three offices across Europe.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking all procurement activity for the region, leading all tendering processes, supplier negotiations and supplier selection
  • Managing supplier performance to ensure the supply chain is meeting clients' needs
  • Identifying and delivering cost savings to maximise revenue and deliver added value to clients
  • Reporting on P&L for European offices and client accounts including profitability and margin
  • Collating annual budgets and forecasts
  • Supporting with VAT and tax compliance in European region
  • Managing a small team of Buyers and overseeing performance of Sales team



Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Proven track record in Procurement, Customer Service and Inventory Management in a fast paced FMCG or retail environment, ideally in a client facing role
  • Background in accounting or exposure to financial reporting including forecasting and budgeting
  • Understanding of VAT and tax reporting for the UK and ideally other European countries
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Flexible, dynamic approach with outstanding communication and influencing skills



Client

Our client is a highly successful Sales and Marketing Agency with a global footprint. It boasts many high profile brands amongst its client portfolio and as the business continues to go from strength to strength they are anticipating further growth and expansion. This is a great opportunity to take on a senior position in a fast paced, dynamic environment where employees' achievements are both recognised and rewarded.


About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board, such as Junior Buyer to Procurement Director level. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com.

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