Role details

Purchasing Manager (9 Month Contract)

Edinburgh   •   £25,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Urgent
  • Edinburgh

About Our Client

A leading industry firm

Job Description

  • Ensuring the Procurement Strategy is adhered to
  • Ensuring continuity in supply of effective items to user departments
  • Control of purchase requisitions and purchase orders in accordance with company policy.
  • Ensuring effective procedures are in place for the receipt, checking and verification of goods and services in line with purchase orders and contracts.
  • Maintenance of the company's procurement system and its database.
  • Researching and identifying new products and suppliers
  • Negotiating with suppliers to obtain goods and services for the best price and value
  • Initiating tender processes from potential suppliers thereafter evaluating & making recommendations to the board of directors
  • Identify cost saving & performance improvement opportunities
  • Assessing implications of price changes upon the group, and assisting in cost reduction processes
  • Building effective working relationships
  • Maintenance of an exhaustive contract database.
  • Reviewing supplier contracts to ensure they best fit the group's requirements.

The Successful Applicant

  • Have minimum three years experience in a purchasing role, preferably from within the hospitality industry
  • Be a self-motivated, quick-thinking, meticulous individual with the ability to challenge and question processes in a logical manner
  • Be a natural negotiator with confidence, professionalism and excellent relationship and people management skills
  • Have strong IT skills including MS Office and a standalone or integrated purchasing system
  • Possess high level written and verbal communication skills and advanced qualifications in English and Mathematics

What's on Offer

A competitive salary

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