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General Manager Direct & Indirect Procurement

  • Location

    Slough, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement and Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £70000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paula Page

  • Contact email:

    paula.page@gleeson-rg.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH17499_1571756129

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Startdate:

    asap

  • Consultant:

    Paula Page


A world leading organisation with their industry is looking to recruit for a General Manager for Direct and Indirect Procurement. Working with stakeholders at all levels, locally and centrally, this role will take the lead in developing the Direct & Indirect Procurement strategy and then managing the Direct & Indirect Procurement teams in order to deliver the best value goods and services. The role will manage a team of 2 Procurement Specialists and will help to create and deliver the local Direct and Indirect Procurement Team strategy.

  • Lead the Direct & Indirect Procurement teams to meet and exceed key performance targets
  • Work with the Corporation & Global Procurement
  • Work with key stakeholders and SMEs to ensure that procurement best practices and policies are followed and maintained across the business
  • Be responsible for the commercial terms & contracts that are agreed with suppliers for Direct & Indirect channels
  • Deliver real bottom-line savings to the business and monitor their delivery with the Finance department


As the successful General Manager for Direct and Indirect Procurement you are likely to have significant experience in;

  • Experience of Procurement in a blue-chip procurement environment
  • Experience of procuring a wide range of products, services and commodities
  • Proven track record in cost analysis and delivery of real cost reduction
  • Experience of successfully leading teams to deliver on objectives and targets
  • Experience of developing people to meet and exceed their potential
  • Able to agree and work to challenging deadlines
  • Highly developed negotiating skills
  • Able to strategically manage a category whilst being able to deliver tactical solutions
  • To work in a team oriented environment where influencing and persuasion skills are of paramount importance
  • Excellent communicator and relationship builder
  • High achievement drive with a proven ability to deliver results


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