Procurement Manager

    F P Plastics Published: October 8, 2017

    Description

    We are looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to manage the company’s supply of products and services. Procurement Manager responsibilities include strategizing to find cost-effective deals and suppliers. The Procurement Manager’s duty is to discover the best ways to cut procurement expenses, so that the company can invest in growth and people.

    Responsibilities

    Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies
    Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships
    Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
    Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
    Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
    Examine and test existing contracts
    Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
    Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
    Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
    Expect unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
    Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
    Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs

    Requirements

    Proven working experience as a procurement manager or procurement officer
    Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market
    Talent in negotiations and networking
    Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software
    Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
    Experience in collecting and analyzing data
    Strong leadership capabilities
    BSc degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration

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