Supply Chain Manager Job In Horsham

Supply Chain Manager


  • £40000 per annum
  • Posted: 11/03/2019
  • Horsham
  • Job Ref: 447101605
  • Permanent

Job Details

New position available in central Horsham for an established procurement professional with experience of managing supply chain at a strategic level. The focus of this position is to to be responsible for working towards a departmental annual target of £50,000 tangiable and £50,000 intangible cost savings generated through the proactive involvement of the department and from process changes.

Hours of work for this role will be Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm with 23 days holiday + 8 bank holidays. Free parking on site. This role is due to commence as soon as possible, although notice periods may be taken into account.

Duties involved in the role will include:

- Responsibility for setting the purchasing strategy based on corporate strategy, suppliers' market and business needs
- Lead the way to source the best quality suppliers at the best price
- Oversee the performance of suppliers at C Level (contract implementation, performance and innovation)
- Build the tools, process and indicators to value to savings and benefits delivered
- Conduct risk management for supply contracts and ensure that there are robust contingency plans in place for critical items
- Performs cost and scenario analysis and bench marking
- Ensure accurate reporting of Procurement KPI's
- Advise, review and negotiate and draft legal documents, whilst managing a large and varied workload and engaging with senior stakeholders

In order to be successful in this role, you must have the following skills/experience:

- Ideally you will have experience and expertise in Purchasing Information Systems & Technology contracts and supplies including successful design and implantation of strategies
- Ideally, you will have experience of negotiating and managing Software, Unified Comms and Data Centre contracts
- Knowledge of procurement principles , theories and processes
- Effective leadership, technology expertise and project management skills
- Ability to problem solve problems and provide innovative solutions/analytical ability
- Excellent negotiation skills
- Good financial management
- CIPS qualification highly desirable