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