We are recruiting a Procurement Manager to join our busy team in Leeds (initially working from home and with flexible working options in future). Reporting to the General Manager – Procurement you will be procuring across a broad range of categories, including Software as a Service (SAAS), working in collaboration with colleagues across Jet2.com and Jet2holidays to shape the strategy and lead tender and negotiation processes.
Coordinate and lead the creation and execution of the procurement strategy for a range of categories including the investment into new software and technology. Maintain excellent market knowledge and apply this to requirements
Line management and development of a Procurement Buyer
Act as a role model for non-procurement colleagues, to support delivery of an end-to-end procurement service
Build relationships internally and externally with key suppliers. Own, drive and leverage relationships to deliver improved service and cost reduction
Be accountable for the delivery of all Performance and Commercial Contract Agreements and ongoing management
Provide comprehensive advice, insight, guidance and service on best practice
Encourage and champion category development and supplier innovations
The successful candidate will need:
Experience of procuring technology platforms and SAAS, using a high degree of market awareness, and demonstrable innovative approaches in contract negotiations and supplier management (highly desirable)
Ability to think broadly about end-to-end procurement and to optimise enhanced value
Gravitas and excellent selling skills to influence senior stakeholders and build credible peer relationships with decision makers
A solution-oriented approach – looking for opportunities and finding new ways of overcoming problems
Able to formulate strategy and actionable deliverables, translating big picture approaches to practical implementation plans
Educated to degree level or equivalent and MCIPS qualified (desirable)
In return, we offer an excellent salary and benefits package with fantastic opportunities for progression in a growing business.
This is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting, forward-thinking business. We operate scheduled leisure flights and holidays to destinations in the Mediterranean, the Canary Islands and to European Leisure Cities from our 10 UK bases.
Help us to send our all-important customers on holiday with Jet2.com and Jet2holidays!!