Procurement and Inventory Manager

Procurement and Inventory Manager

Position Type

Full-time and Part-time

Role and Responsibilities

As a Procurement and Inventory Manager you will be responsible for sourcing equipment, goods and services and managing vendors. The successful candidate will be able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals and find more profitable suppliers.

  • Develop, lead and execute procurement strategies
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Assess, manage and mitigate risks
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
  • Manage overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of procurement for the company
  • Implement procurement strategies to maintain security of supply and optimum value for money
  • Perform all procurement and contracting activities including pre-qualification, tender management, negotiation and preparation of contracts
  • Set policy and guidelines for delivering commercial and cost effective procuring process for the business
  • Develop key relationships with business stakeholders and strategic supply partners to improve business
  • Implement change and develop new processes to better procure goods and services
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers to obtain best price and service
  • Analyze market and delivery trends so as to develop procurement technologies and processes that support those trends
  • Conduct business review meetings with key stakeholders to assess risk, review future strategies, and identify potential cost down and improvement opportunities
  • Provide periodic reporting for management on purchasing, controls and processes
  • Develop supplier database and establish annual purchasing contracts for lower value, high value items
  • Develop workflow process in line with ERP software system
    Ensure principles of value for money, transparency, fairness, efficiency and accountability are evident in all AH’s dealings
  • Advise senior management improved procurement process, management of company assets and replacement strategies

Skills

  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
  • Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
  • A knack for negotiation and networking
  • Working experience of vendor management software
  • Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures
  • Solid judgment with ability to make good decisions
  • Strong leadership capabilities

Qualifications and Experience

  • BS degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration or related field
  • Must have more than five years work related experience

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Digital Global Systems
Attn: Recruiting
7950 Jones Branch Drive, Studio 1A
Tysons, VA 22102

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