Indirect Purchasing Manager

  • Full Time
  • Liverpool
  • £50,000 - £55,000

Our client is a successful, highly commercial manufacturing company with ambitious growth plans. Following a number of recent acquisitions they are looking to recruit an Indirect Purchasing Manager to join the team on a permanent basis.  The successful candidate will have experience of overseeing all aspects of Indirect Spend within a manufacturing environment.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a market leading commercial business with a clearly defined growth strategy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take full ownership of key projects, sourcing, negotiations, and contracting through to completion
  • Liaise with the Senior Purchasing Manager to create and deliver improved procurement strategies for the indirect divisions
  • Provide cover for the Senior Purchasing manager and direct purchasing team as and when necessary
  • Sourcing new potential suppliers, negotiating quality, service, pricing, and payment terms
  • Develop & implement relevant SLA’s/KPI’s to drive supplier continuous improvement
  • Monitor & report supplier performance
  • Renegotiate contracts targeting continuous improvement and cost reduction
  • Build & maintain relationships with key strategic suppliers


  • CIPS qualified or equivalent business qualification
  • 5 years previous procurement experience
  • Strong procurement and contract management knowledge & experience
  • You will have a proven track record in managing a multi-million pound spend
  • Be able to demonstrate strong Project Management experience/skills
  • Possess a hands-on can-do attitude, excellent communication skills and an ability to organise, plan and prioritise core tasks.
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • A driven and motivated individual with strong analytical mindset and a desire to progress

This role is office based with the option to work from home on an ad hoc basis.

A competitive salary and benefits package is available.  For more information on this exciting opportunity please apply with your CV, or contact Joanna Marsden on 07740621160.

Indirect Purchasing Manager


£50,000 – £55,000


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Jo Marsden

Jo Marsden is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Jo if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 07740 621160

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