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Posted 8 days ago

One of the largest wholesale distributors in Jersey have an exciting opportunity to join their Channel Island Sales leadership team, providing direction and leadership to all activity related procurement.

Working at a strategic level with senior stakeholders, you will drive a progressive and collaborative team, providing new thinking and positively influencing system improvement and efficiency, working closely with and influencing both operational and sales teams.

You will play a key part in driving this organisation’s continued success through buying activities and negotiating supplier rebates, managing the procurement team and monitoring key performance indicators.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing a centralised procurement programme which adds value to the organisation and aligns with Board objectives ​

  • Overseeing supplier contract evaluation, negotiation and administration​

  • ​Providing assistance with the tendor process for specific large customer contracts

  • Supporting the sales and marketing teams with category reviews, pricing and sales presentation materials

  • Overseeing the forecasting and budget holding of rebate and buying group incentives and also staff recruitment

  • Reporting on performance and progress of key performance indicators

Experience and skills required:

  • Certified CIPS professional qualification​

  • Extensive experience in procurement, sourcing and negotiating with suppliers, ideally within a commercial industry ​

  • ​Ability to work and deliver within tight deadlines

  • ​Excellent leadership skills and ability to motivate a team

  • Experience using financial, data analytics and inventory software​

​If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call David Lemasney on 01534 626757 or email david@rowlands.co.uk

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.