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Purchasing Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: London and South East
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 23/11/2011
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The Company:
Our client is a leader within the energy services business operating across the Power industries. Through innovation they support & enhance the service life of energy assets across the world.

The Role:
Pivotal role focused on providing efficient and cost effective purchasing support to Projects and Proposals Teams as well as strategic management & direction for the Purchasing function.

The successful candidate will posses excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills, with a very energetic approach to their work. In addition, a strong understanding of best practice purchasing processes and the ability to develop purchasing and sourcing strategies on a project and strategic multi-project basis is crucial.

This role also requires the following skills; supplier relationship management, document management, knowledge of computerised systems, supplier negotiation & leadership.

Key Duties;
- Management of purchasing resources consistent with requirements of projects, proposals and strategic initiatives
- Monitoring of purchasing performance and managing any non-performance issues
- Approval of project and product sourcing strategies
- Managing master requisition tracking files for multiple projects
- Expediting project purchasing activities in line with programme
- Providing mentoring and training of purchasing personnel

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- HNC (Business Studies, Economics, Office Admin)
- Significant Procurement experience within the Power Generation or Process sectors related to global engineering contracting projects
- Management of staff to deliver tactical & strategic procurement on a project basis

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Degree in Engineering related discipline
- Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply
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