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Purchasing Manager

Hove, Sussex
£30,000 to £35,000
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Job Title: Purchasing Manager Location: Hove Salary: £30k-£35k per annum depending on experience Full Time, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Our client is a specialist fashion/beauty supplier based in Hove. They are looking for a Purchasing Manager to oversee their supply chain management, manage new and existing supplier relationships, forecast trends and develop and implement purchasing strategies. Responsibilities Search and source potential new suppliers and vendors Manage new and existing supplier relationships, negotiating contracts, prices, timelines, etc. Maintain the supplier database, purchase records, contracts and related documentation Coordinate with inventory control to determine and manage inventory needs and stock levels Develop and implement purchasing strategies Manage daily purchases taking into consideration company forecasted supply and demand requirements and market trends Oversee supply chain management, ensuring compliance to all current laws and regulations Liaise with the Sales and Marketing team to facilitate product launches Ensure quality standards and specifications are met on all purchases Preparing cost estimates and managing budgets Working to improve purchasing systems and processes Manage the digital inventory system, ensuring information is up to date and accurate Training new employees in the purchasing process and how to use the purchasing system Communicate and report to executives on key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness Work closely with the warehouse and marketing team to ensure discontinued and surplus stock/slow-moving stock is managed appropriately to minimise quantities Track, measure and analyse company expenditures, reporting directly to Senior Management Line Management of Office and Purchasing Assistant Requirements A logistical, critical and strategic thinker A strong and dynamic negotiator Understands successful procurement strategies are integral to Company success Exceptional time management skills, adept at working to tight deadlines Self-managed, with exceptional planning and organisational skills Builds collaborative working relationships across all departments Attention to detail that is second to none Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal Embraces a culture where we work 'as a family' Skills/Experience Degree level, in business administration or a related field Minimum 3 years' experience as a Purchasing Manager or similar In depth knowledge of inventory and supply chain management Supervisory and management experience Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software (Microsoft Dynamics Navision desirable but not essential) Benefits A company focused on career progression A discretionary, targeted bonus scheme Company sick pay Company Health Care Cash Plan & EAP Staff discount Refer a Friend Scheme Workplace pension Cycle to work scheme A relaxed but professional working environment For more information, please contact Jamie Woodward at Clearline Recruitment
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  • Job Reference: 701351271-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Location: Hove, Sussex
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent