Procurement Manager

Job Title: Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Ltd Co or Umbrella
Start Date: 17/12/2019
Reference: JO0000019981_1576584684
Contact Name: David Gillard
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 17, 2019 12:11

Job Description

Sitec has an interesting requirement for several Procurement Managers to be based at our client's offices in North Bristol. The site is geographically within easy reach of M32, M4 and M5. This is a contract role with an estimated duration of 6 months+

This is a first level line management role where the focus of the role is on the management of a procurement units. The role must ensure the team delivers its objectives and business targets.


To ensure that a procurement team is managed effectively and all purchasing duties are carried out effectively such that objectives and service levels are achieved.

1. Lead, control and manage a Procurement team such that staff are developed, utilised and deployed effectively.

2. Develop and implement plans, approaches, schedules and improvement programmes to deliver on-going monthly, quarterly and annual KPIs, SLAs and objectives for a department or unit

3. Review team performance to ensure that all work is completed within agreed timescales, such that work is distributed across staff effectively and service levels are achieved

4. Co-ordinate the process for tendering of work by suppliers, ensure tender documents are prepared and dispatched to companies and organisations invited to tender, and that subsequent submissions are handled professionally until the order is placed

5. Ensure that a programme of supplier and sourcing reviews is carried out, that suppliers are monitored and managed and where appropriate alternative sources are identified that are to the further benefit of the business

6. Maintain and build business relationships with suppliers to ensure delivery schedules are achieved and that favourable terms can be agreed with the supplier to suit business needs

7. Work with suppliers to identify opportunities to improve the level of services or reduce the cost of items purchased

Procurement duties are similar to those of the Senior Buyer.

  • This is a professional purchasing post requiring considerable purchasing experience and fully CIPS membership/qualification.
  • Candidates must have a background that will enable security clearance to be obtained.

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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