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Equipment & Décor Purchasing Manager

  • £Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Rest of the UK
  • Ref: 19768

Your new job title: Equipment & Décor Purchasing Manager
Location: Buckinghamshire
Salary: Competitive

Our client is currently looking for an Equipment & Décor Purchasing Manager to manage the team’s Purchasing activities. You will focus on driving value and performance from new and existing suppliers, with constant attention to Franchisee profitability, capital expenditure for Franchise Owners and the strategic goals.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage the delivery and performance of the Equipment Managers, ensuring accountabilities and responsibilities are clear across the team, and that the team are motivated and delivering against targets
  • Work closely with Global and Regional stakeholders (i.e.Board Members, Business Development Agents, Franchise Owners) etc to discuss, review and represent the work of the Equipment and Décor team
  • Conduct regular opportunity analyses across the Equipment and Décor category, ensuring all category strategies continue to align with business needs
  • Represent the company Globally and ensure European needs are defined, communicated and meet with Global suppliers
  • Develop stakeholder engagement by communicating details of commercial agreements clearly and effectively with Franchise Owners, where appropriate selling the benefits and encouraging take-up.

Essential skills required:

  • Experience of leading teams, managing multiple categories
  • A strong commercial and numerical aptitude
  • Strong supplier performance management experience
  • Significant customer / stakeholder experience
  • Strong organisational and time management skills; able to prioritise effectively and meet demanding deadlines
  • Proven track-record of working cross-functionally to deliver improvement projects on time
  • Experience of buying Internationally and dealing with Global suppliers
  • Experience in purchasing equipment & décor products
  • Experience in multi-site locations and Franchise

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