Procurement Manager

The Procurement Manager will have responsibility for end to end management of purchasing within the Swish Fibre

Responsible for:

The Procurement Manager will have responsibility for end to end management of purchasing within the Swish Fibre and the following responsibilities:




  • Prepare a strategy of procurement to eliviate the shortage and the quality of equipment

  • Identify the key suppliers and select the best price ratio

  • Good understanding of the technical requirements and working with key internal stakeholders

  • Developing, implementing and maintaining procurement processes that support the business ongoing & changing requirements

  • Researching the marketplace to locate products, services and suppliers whilst advising the company on best practice and opportunity

  • Tendering via the appropriate procurement method for any new or existing requirements

  • Appraising, ascertaining and screening supplier capabilities to provide required products and services in a timely manner

  • Plays an integral role in ensuring Swish Fibre sticks to budgets and operates profitably.Purchasing of equipment and engaging with key suppliers to ensure the product and service needs are met

  • Nurturing key relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices and procurement deals for company

  • Monitoring total costs of company purchases

  • Developing and implementing strategies for procuring, storing, and distributing goods or services and maintaining stock levels

  • Monitoring business trends and product availability to pay the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times

  • Negotiating supplier contracts to support complex turnkey projects

  • Drafting and controlling contractual documentation

  • Maintaining a collaborative approach with internal team to ensure fulfilment runs smoothly and issues are picked up early and acted upon

  • Maintaining an inventory of existing products and services, ensuring that information is accurate, readily available and up to date

  • Resolving supplier or contract queries

  • Monitor and drive SLA adherence to ensure products and services perform as intended

  • Managing existing suppliers and contracts to ensure run rate costs are regularly assessed and reduced to ensure a competitive cost base across selected categories

Fleet Management

  • Responsible for Company Vehicle procurement and ensuring that the right option is  i.e. buy versus lease options. Provide two Leasing companies (selected and approved) to provide process and delivery dates

  • Responsible for rental contract and ordering temporary vehicles for employees

  • Coordination of Company Van adaptations

  • Management of Company Vehicle contracts to ensure deliving on SLAs

  • Management of fuel cards and issuing of new cards to employees

  • Ordering Company Vehicles and end of contract management

  • Management of Insurance and maintenance contracts

  • Ensuring that all company vehicles are serviced and insured at the appropriate periods

Core skills required:

  • Proven procurement experience within the tech industry, ideally ISPs, telecommunications

  • Fleet Management experience

  • The ability to combine professional project management and procurement skills on large scale projects

  • Excellent business acumen, cost driven

  • Proven supplier management expertise

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong negotiator, thinks strategically and is commercially driven

  • Ideally Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).


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