Procurement Manager

Salary: £65000.00
  1. Established
  2. Procurement
  3. Central Support

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Job description

You will be responsible for the end-to-end Procurement activity across range of procurement categories focusing in particular on IT and Professional Services.  The role will work with a range of stakeholders both internally and externally to ensure we maximise the benefits from a strong supply chain and deliver maximum value for our business and our guests.

So, why Parkdean Resorts?

Well, besides the one-of-a-kind team culture, stunning locations across the UK, and the security that comes with being a part of the UK’s largest holiday park organisation, we can offer:

•     Up to 50% off holidays with us 
•    30% off park activities, food & drink 
•    25% off holidays for friends & family 
•    Clear career pathways for those looking to progress                                        

We want to be a force for good for our parks, people, and planet. Our passion is to secure the sustainability of our business, create positive change, and leave a green footprint for future generations to enjoy.  

What you will be doing...

•    Create and update procurement strategies to keep us ahead of the game.
•    Focus on IT and Professional Services, working closely with stakeholders to develop winning strategies.
•    Keep an eye on industry trends and bring innovative procurement ideas to the table.
•    Understand every aspect of our business and become the go-to expert for procurement insights.
•    Lead and manage procurement projects, forming cross-functional teams to ensure success.
•    Oversee the entire procurement process, ensuring best practices every step of the way.
•    Lead sourcing activities, draft tenders, select new suppliers, and implement agreements smoothly.
•    Plan and execute negotiation strategies to benefit Parkdean Resorts.
•    Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders and suppliers at all levels.
•    Provide guidance, find cost-saving opportunities, and add value to our procurement processes.
•    Help our procurement team shine and promote the benefits of early involvement in sourcing activities.
•    Cultivate supplier relationships to ensure continuous improvement and access to innovation.
•    Maintain high standards of quality, compliance, and Health & Safety across procurement.

Some of the skills and experience we are looking for:

•    Ability to quickly engage and build relationships with key suppliers and stakeholders.
•    Experience in IT and Professional Services categories.
•    Commercially minded with strong negotiation skills.
•    A good sense of urgency and adaptability under pressure.
•    Experience in managing deliverables, escalation, and resolution of barriers to success.
•    Ability to work independently with a high level of self-motivation.
•    Driven to learn with a sense of curiosity and a positive attitude.
•    Organised and pragmatic approach to work.

Whatever you do, please don’t filter yourself out! We are often flexible when considering an applicant’s skills and experience for a role. So, don’t be put off if you don’t tick all the boxes.  

Are we the right fit for you?

At Parkdean Resorts we don’t leave unforgettable moments to chance. 

We pitch in, we have fun, and we grow, challenging and inspiring each other to make great things happen every, single, day. We’re the people people, Parkdean people - we’re family, ensuring holiday happy is never far away. 

 We want to do all we can to create an environment and recruitment process where people feel safe and comfortable to talk about disability. For any reasonable adjustment requests, please contact the team at Stephanie.wood@parkdean-resorts.com                                                                             

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