Interact with key stakeholders in identifying business needs, building relationships and selling the features and benefits of early procurement involvement.
Develop detailed sourcing and category plans to maximize effectiveness and efficiency.
Manage preparation, implementation and execution of procurement processes.
Implement procurement processes to ensure efficiency, cost savings and best practices.
Work with finance team throughout the procurement cycle to assist with forecasting and budgeting.
Assist Vendor Manager in vendor selection, management and performance.
Perform sourcing, liaising and negotiating with new and existing suppliers to improve business.
Re-negotiate contracts with suppliers to produce better savings and further value for spend.
Create documentations necessary for the acquisition of materials and services.
Provide outstanding customer service and ensure customer satisfaction.
Review supplies, works and services to ensure compliance with company procedures and best procurement practice.
Provide updates about procurement related progress and potential delays on a daily basis to the Business Manager.
Maintain positive working relationships with strategic suppliers to assure cost, quality, and delivery targets are met.
Analyze market and delivery trends so as to develop procurement technologies and processes that support those trends.