As a Purchasing Manager you will be responsible for sourcing equipment, goods and services and managing vendors.
The successful candidate will be able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals and find more profitable suppliers.
Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
Solid judgement along with decision making skills
Strong leadership capabilities
Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
Working experience of vendor management software
Proven working experience as purchasing manager, agent or officer