Purchasing Manager


£21,000 - £23,000 per annum

Permanent, Full-Time

20th November 2020

We’re hiring for a Purchasing Manager to join a UK leading charity based in central Stockport. As the Purchasing Manager you will be managing a team of six Purchasing Administrators, conducting weekly meetings, ensuring rotas are allocated to the correct department and making sure all processes are followed and implemented as necessary.

What’s on offer?

  • Salary £21,000 – £23,000 dependent on experience
  • Career progression and training available
  • Health Scheme for you and your family
  • Excellent public transport links
  • Weekly or monthly pay depending on preference
  • Online benefits for several high street stores
  • Company Pension
  • 28 days holiday
  • Permanent full-time position (37.5 hours per week)

What will you be doing as the Purchasing Manager?

  • Managing supplier and customer relationships, the ordering process and negotiation
  •  Observing any written policies, procedures and guidelines for good practice
  • Being an analytical wizard who is organised, detailed and tenacious
  • Conducting weekly and monthly meetings with the team
  • Producing and analysing reports using Microsoft Excel
  • Providing excellent customer service to suppliers and customers
  • Working well under pressure
  • Providing guidance and mentoring to staff

What do you need?

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Previous experience of managing a team
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • A positive attitude and be committed to high levels of care for staff and the client
  • Previous experience working in purchasing or a similar environment would be advantageous

The company have recognised that their success is largely due to the commitment and hard work of their employees and therefore want to ensure all staff are valued. This is a great opportunity for you to create your own department, processes and culture. If you are interested in this role please apply with your up to date CV or speak with Carla at KPJ Group for more information on 0161 249 8120.

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