Procurement Manager

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Purchasing - Head of Procurement
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 55000 - £ 65000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Are you an expert in Procurement and looking for a new challenge?

Would you like to work for a dynamic and friendly transportation organisation?

Our client is offering a competitive salary, fantastic benefits and the chance to be part of a great team!!

We are seeking a Procurement expert to join an international transportation business based in central London. Working as part of a collaborative team of over 15 people within Procurement, this opportunity provides plenty of autonomy and opportunity to manage your own workload, make decisions, drive strategy and take a hands-on approach. Reporting directly to the Head of Direct Procurement, this role requires a procurement expert with end-to-end procurement experience.

JOB TITLE: Procurement Manager

COMPANY: Transportation

CONTRACT: Permanent


LOCATION: Central London

SALARY: £55,000 - £65,000

BENEFITS: Paid annual leave, pension plan, private health insurance, discretionary bonus, season ticket loan,

company social events and more!

CULTURE: Passionate and innovative company with excellent team morale


  • Respond to company requests for procurement support, helping them seek quotes or run tenders for their requirements

  • Build relationships across all the companies, ensuring they have a dedicated procurement expert they can approach for assistance

  • With the approval of the Group Procurement Director, implement sourcing strategies for allocated categories

  • Conduct tenders/negotiations, maintaining relationships with key strategic suppliers

  • Take ownership of certain direct spend categories. This is expected to include vehicle maintenance services

  • Be a team player and adaptable - taking on direct projects as necessary

  • Utilise e-Tendering system to run tenders and select suppliers efficiently

  • Generate new process improvements in the supply chain implementing new products that enhance efficiency

  • Challenging and updating specifications through collaboration with technical support and the supply chain

  • Plan and deliver for all upcoming contract renewals and sourcing opportunities, meeting annual savings targets


  • MCIPS Qualified or working towards - study support provided

  • Direct procurement experience

  • Category management

  • Use of e-Sourcing, tendering and database systems

  • Report writing and presentations

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Good influencing skills

  • Strong stakeholder management

  • Negotiation skills

  • Strategic awareness

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

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