Indirect Procurement Manager

Zoek Pin Northallerton, North Yorkshire, England

Permanent (Full time)

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Indirect Procurement Manager

VetPartners has grown - since formation 2015 - to an organisation with 150 veterinary practices, with 450 sites, in the UK, VetPartners now has a strong representation in Italy and France with a number of other European countries coming on board.

The organisation now provides a lush green-field for a purchasing professional to look at indirect procurement across numerous categories. This role will look initially at Utilities, with IT / Technology and Telecoms also being areas in which improved value can be brought to over 450 sites.

Our Central Support team is based in York - where the role will be based; though there'll be liaison within a friendly and positive organisation, with strong values.

Indirect Procurement Manager Responsibilities:

• Develop and execute various strategies to increase procurement coverage, ensuring competitive advantage and sustainable year-on-year improvements in terms of cost, quality, service and innovation.
• Lead and execute sourcing projects including strategy development, supplier negotiation, award recommendations, business case presentations, risk management and contract execution.
• Perform total cost of ownership evaluations and supply-market research, and conduct pricing audits and impact analysis in the pursuit of continuous cost improvements.

Indirect Procurement Manager Requirements:

An expert negotiator and influencer.
A strategic thinker with the vision to plan and drive results.
Comfortable with Change management.
Creative in outlook when problem solving.
Excited by innovation and new opportunities.
Up to date on contract language and legislative requirements.
Experience in sourcing, contracting & project management.
Relevant category experience in the Energy, Utilities / IT and Telecoms area preferred.
Sourcing experience with a similarly large organisation.
Proven experience in executing sourcing strategies to deliver measurable cost savings.


CPSM, CIPS or 6 Sigma (Preferred)

Competitive salary & benefits will be offered dependent on experience. We will offer a 12 month full- time contract initially, based on a week. If you could be interested in our role (direct applications only - no agencies) do make contact.

Why VetPartners?

Working in collaboration with our practices, we aim to care for people, their pets and our profession. Established in November 2015, our group includes small animal, equine and farm animal practices. We have more than 6000 employees working in over 450 sites across the UK, supported by our Central Support office in York, and collaborating nationally to provide excellent service.

Location: York

Type: Full time, Permanent ( hours per week)

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, pension, CPD allowance, Healthshield policy

You may have experience of the following: Indirect Procurement Manager, Indirect Purchasing Manager, Procurement Professional, Procurement Officer, Buyer, Buying Manager, Energy, Utilities, IT, Telecoms, etc.

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