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Procurement Manager

Butler Ross Recruitment
£60,000 - £68,000.00 per annum
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Specialist Area
Procurement, Supply chain, Category management
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Job Details

  • Location Gloucester

  • Sector: Procurement

  • Job type: Permanent

  • Salary: £60000.00 - £68000.00 per annum

  • Contact: Elizabeth Hitchings

  • Contact email:

A fantastic opportunity for a Procurement Manager to join a leading aviation organisation based in Gloucester, with a salary up to £68,000 per annum. The Procurement Manager will report into the Head of Procurement and support on the procurement of small legacy aerospace parts, whilst managing a team of 3.

Candidates will have previous procurement experience from a manufacturing or FMCG background and be eager to develop themselves within their career.

Role Responsibilities of the Procurement Manager:

  • Supervise the day-to-day operations of the procurement team to achieve key results in support of the business and the company's external supply chain
  • Develop and execute procurement strategies and ensure their alignment with achievement of the company's key results
  • Develop, improve, and nurture strategic supplier relationships with key suppliers
  • Lead key supplier Business Review process, including supplier performance feedback metric review
  • Realign supplier delivery schedules to customer demand
  • Flex resource requirements to ensure day-to-day priorities are aligned with management expectations
  • Manage negotiations with suppliers on prices, contracts, and conditions
  • Ensure the implementation of and adherence to standard operating procedures to ensure superior levels of performance
  • Identify potential areas of process improvement, recommend solutions and drive improvement
  • Use and assist in maturation of monthly "Dashboard" of KPI's regarding supply base delivery performance, utilising this information as the basis of prioritizing Supply Chain performance improvement
  • Resolve supplier discrepancies (quantities, paperwork and other) by closely working with Operations/QA departments.
  • Continuously enhance the skills of team members by coaching, training, and/or mentoring activities
  • Maintain and disseminate knowledge and awareness of industry issues and trends

Experience required of the Procurement Manager:

  • 6+ years of relevant procurement experience, preferably in manufacturing
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, influence, and negotiate
  • MCIPS preferred


Up to £68,000 + bonus + pension.

This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within procurement as a procurement manager, senior procurement manager, senior procurement officer, category manager, senior category manager or supply chain manager.


Butler Ross are the Procurement & Supply Chain recruitment specialists. We provide both permanent and interim recruitment solutions throughout the UK from entry level through to Head of positions. With over 60 years combined experience recruiting procurement and supply chain professionals, we are true experts in this niche recruitment specialism. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do and we endeavour to provide all our customers with the outstanding recruitment service they require and expect.

We were launched with the philosophy of providing a collaborative and consultative approach to recruitment. With a team of expert consultants, recruiting across the UK, we have established a reputation within the procurement & supply chain recruitment market place for providing a high quality service by listening closely to our customers needs and requirements .

Our Mission is to provide outstanding recruitment solutions improving the experience for both our candidates and clients. We place a lot of emphasis on our core values of Integrity, Expertise, Innovation, Pride, Professionalism, Collaboration and Passion. They are the foundations of what we stand for, how we interact, how we work and our culture.

Each of our expert consultants has a specific sector and geographical focus which allows us to build very targeted networks that align to our customers requirements. As such we have the insight and expertise to provide information on industry trends, skills analysis, salary benchmarking, remuneration packages and candidate availability.

Whether you need to source an experienced procurement & chain professional, are looking for your next career move, or simply require some advice on the procurement & supply chain recruitment landscape. The team at Butler Ross would love to hear from you.

Call: 01962 896939



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