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Purchasing Manager

  • Location: Tameside
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Procurement and Supply Chain
  • Contact: Dan Kirkpatrick
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 30 May 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82321a_1713469949

A leading supplier of procurement solutions to a variety of sectors including, but not limited to, the health sector (care homes, NHS etc.), education and hospitality is looking for a Head of Procurement to join their team based in East Manchester (hybrid working agreement). The business is proud of delivering efficiency, quality and value to their customers.

The Role

As their Head of Procurement, you'll lead a team of 6 and be responsible for strategically aligning the purchasing function to the business objectives whilst leveraging opportunities to bring significant commercial advantage to the organisation. You'll manage the supply base, negotiate competitive pricing, monitor KPIs and ensure adherence to contractual terms. This is a hands-on role and will involve growing and mentoring the purchasing team, as well as working in partnership with client stakeholders.


To succeed in the role of Head of Procurement, you'll need a strong purchasing / procurement background - it is essential that much of your experience will have been gained within the food industry / market. Strong negotiation skills and being data driven are also essential. The role is both managing upwards and downwards so you'll be as happy wearing a strategic hat as wearing your "doer" hat.

The Package

As their Head of Procurement, you'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) plus good pension, 23 days holiday + BH (rising by 1 day every 2 years), annual salary review and family health insurance.

How to apply…

If you're interested in being considered for this role please email me your up to date CV via the "apply now" button.