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Procurement Manager

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Calling All Procurement Professionals with Electric Vehicle (EV) experience!

"The future of motoring is EV."

Change is coming fast and many new products and services will emerge to support the Electric Vehicle (EV) revolution.

Are you a Procurement Professional with a good understanding and real world experience of the EV sector? Is it time to recharge your career and take on a new challenge, perhaps it's time for some regenerative braking!

Do you have the drive and motivation to supercharge your career by changing gear and being part of a major organisation that is transforming its primary business; daring to innovate and be at the forefront of a developing technology, one that will have a massive impact in the motor industry in the coming years. Join our client in this important new role and embark on an exciting journey that may offer your career new horizons.

This is your chance to be part of an exciting time of change and growth while helping to deliver a new Electric Vehicle (EV) proposition based in London. This role will utilise your procurement expertise but allow you to innovate and help shape the new EV business offering the client is building. Your skills in communication, building collaborations and overcoming future challenges will be as important as your expertise in procurement and right to supply (B2B).

As Procurement Manager you will rely on your procurement experience and passion for the EV market in equal measure, while demonstrating a real passion for working in a fast paced ever changing business in a business critical & influential role. Ideally you will hold a Business degree (or equivalent) or have gained experience in business in line with the above and be at least level 4 CIPS qualified and actively working towards MCIPS.

Having worked within a dynamic corporate environment you will utilise your 3-5 years' experience managing the procurement strategy to help create a lean, adaptable, nimble and sustainable supply chain, no time for range anxiety here! You will be responsible for carrying out due diligence for all suppliers along with arranging supply agreements within an already developed framework. Your knowledge of contract law and ability to work alongside the in-house legal team for contract negotiations with be of great advantage to you, while you conduct market analysis, negotiations and contracting agreements with a range of specialist industry suppliers.

You will draw on your experience and knowledge, working closely with both internal and external stakeholders and suppliers to help facilitate growth and profitability for the business through robust client and supplier management. Coordinating and leading Procurement initiatives and developing the category strategies while ensuring they are aligned with the corporate procurement plan and GSP initiatives.

Your drive and torque to succeed will stand out from the crowd as you conduct tactical and strategic sourcing projects (including vendor screening) via approved channels and facilitates storage of associated contracts as per agreed processes help ensure continued business success.

If this sounds like you then get in touch today to amp up your career and start your journey to a new EV future.

In return you will a competitive salary and an extensive benefits package that includes 30 days' holiday, with the option to buy additional days, A competitive pension, An annual bonus scheme based on company and personal performance, Single cover private medical insurance which you can upgrade to family cover, A flexible benefits package (e.g. discounted retail vouchers, great value dental insurance) Plus generous discounts of general insurance products.

Please note initially this is a 12 month Fixed Term contract.

For an informal chat about this role in confidence, please call Spencer on 01202 888986 Ext:256 or email

For over 28 years ALLEN & YORK have developed collaborative recruitment partnerships with companies across the UK and internationally.

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