Head of Procurement - Water industry in Llanelli

  • Sector: Purchasing and Procurement
  • Location: Llanelli
  • Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a Procurement Manager to join a water technology company based in West Wales.

Role Description

As the Procurement Manager, you will deliver legally compliant sourcing contracts and manage our clients entire supply chain, ensuring accurate ordering, timely delivery to meet project deadlines, value for money and agreeable terms. Skilled in the use of a broad set of analytical tools the Sourcing Manager will identify current and future sourcing needs and deliver industry leading future focussed sourcing strategies to guarantee quality goods and services, OTIF delivery at best price.

The role will involve:


·Acting as a Procurement & Contract Management manager, communicating effectively and professionally across all levels of the organisation and its associated supply chains.
·Managing key stakeholder relationships to facilitate the timely delivery of equipment and spares aligned to current and future business demands
·Work closely with the Project Managers to match equipment and services to requirement.
·Ensuring economic, environmental and ethical risks are assessed and appropriately mitigated across the supply chain and throughout the sourcing lifecycle
·Ensuring sourcing initiatives are delivered in compliance with current regulations and Internal Governance
·Creating and maintaining a comprehensive programme of sourcing support for the designated projects within their allocated budget.
·Managing complex/high value sourcing initiatives that present a significant risk to the organisation
·Providing advice, guidance and support to the wider business to ensure compliance and enhance commercial awareness across the organisation
·Capturing all benefits and achieve target savings to allow budget adjustments to be realised
·Managing and maintaining all sourcing reporting obligations as required


Skills and experience


·You will have relevant experience in the water industry
·You will have supply chain (procurement) experience in an industrial setting.
·You will be a team player who enables others to perform and has a demonstrated ability to use the skills of others to deliver results
·You will have the resilience & drive to achieve results through determination and commitment
·You will have a comprehensive understanding of the implications of relevant legislation in Procurement.


·A Full UK driving licence and a comprehensive understanding and application of the use of the Microsoft Office suite is required for the role


Pay and benefits
·Basic pay of £35k
·Performance bonus
·28 days holiday

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