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Procurement Manager Job Description

Procurement Manager Job Description

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Procurement Manager Job Description

We are looking for an innovative procurement manager to lead our procurement team. You will spearhead the purchasing process from selecting suppliers to ensuring stock optimization, as well as provide guidance on sourcing and procurement processes.

Procurement Manager Responsibilities:

  • Developing procurement strategies that are inventive and cost-effective.

  • Sourcing and engaging reliable suppliers and vendors.

  • Negotiating with suppliers and vendors to secure advantageous terms.

  • Reviewing existing contracts with suppliers and vendors to ensure on-going feasibility.

  • Building and maintaining long-term relationships with vendors and suppliers.

  • Approving purchase orders and organizing and confirming delivery of goods and services.

  • Performing risk assessments on potential contracts and agreements.

  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements

  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs

  • Overseeing and managing the IT systems that track shipments, inventory, and the supply of goods.

Procurement Manager Requirements:

  • Proven working experience as a Procurement Manager, Procurement Officer or Head of Procurement

  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market

  • Talent in negotiations and networking

  • Good knowledge of supplier or third-party management software

  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers

  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data

  • Strong leadership capabilities

  • BSc degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration