UK Purchasing Manager

* Do you have proven experience of purchasing, contract negotiation and supplier management?

* Are you ready to contribute to our network of well-known brands and help to take the business to the next level?

If the answer is YES, we are now recruiting for a UK Purchasing Manager and we want to hear from you!

Who are we looking for?

As our ideal UK Purchasing Manager, you will be able to demonstrate experience of purchasing, project management, national accounts or sales.

You will also require the following skills and experience:

* Innovative, energetic and relies on self-motivation

* Strong persuasive skills, consensus/support building

* Strong strategic, analytical, and project management skills

* Ability to interact professionally and effectively at all levels of an organisation

* Mathematical skills to be comfortable in dealing with business mathematics, including calculating prices, fees and discounts.

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

* Reasoning ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

* Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

The Role

Joining our team as our UK Purchasing Manager, you will join the ProTradeNet team.

This business works specifically with groups of companies, franchisors or associations to establish programs and relationships with vendors.

In this role you will be responsible for negotiating and procuring strong vendor agreements, monitoring their progress, conducting quality assurance of products, negotiating pricing, rebates, and ensuring that ProTrade Net has the best possible offering in the market place.

This is a great opportunity to develop the buying group, and help Dwyer build significant presence in the UK.

* Conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers

* Engage in prospecting skills / high-level cold calling to procure, qualify and close new accounts

* Negotiate mutually beneficial outcomes for both parties

* Conduct presentations with potential clients;

* Proactively contact preferred vendors and potential vendors regarding our program

* Engage in conflict resolution for any issues that may arise between vendors and Trading Partners

* Evaluate bids and make thoughtful recommendations based on commercial and technical factors

* Perform meetings via phone or web conference to educate Trading Partners on the use of the vendor program including use of the ProTradeNet website

* Train Dwyer Group staff on the PTN program ensuring programs are rolled out effectively

* Support franchisee engagement and participation in the PTN program.

* Learn and use various software systems in the performance of your duties

Please be aware that this role will involve some travel.

What we can we offer you?

In return for your hard work as our UK Purchasing Manager, you will be entitled to:

* Competitive Basic Salary

* Contributory pension scheme

* 28 days holiday including statutory

* Opportunity to gain experience working with multiple brands

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of UK Purchasing Manager, we want to hear from you.

Please click APPLY below to register your interest!

The vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory.

We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.

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