Procurement Manager Job at Renewi – in Milton Keynes

The Role

The Procurement Manager leads a team and contributes to the divisional P&L for strategic, tactical and support procurement processes. They are responsible for achieving, drafting and implementing the relevant procurement strategy and results in line with the Renewi broad objectives/strategy and Renewi procurement specific objectives/strategy, realising TCO/working capital savings in terms of allocated categories and managing and continuously improving the relationship with suppliers and relevant internal stakeholders.

Lead and develop the divisional procurement team (currently 3-4 category managers / buyers)

Proposes the division-wide purchasing plan in the medium long term (3 years) consisting of savings initiatives and process renewals

Participates with internal stakeholders (multidisciplinary) for new and existing categories/contracts

Carry out supplier assessments of designated suppliers

In close consultation with the Business, Divisional Finance Director and Group Manager Procurement, select the supplier that meets the needs of the organization at the optimal price / quality / sustainability ratio

Analyses and challenges internal stakeholders on functional and technical specifications

Draws up SLAs where necessary

Initiates and directs tenders within the subcategory

Initiates and implements CSR chain initiatives

Identifies and tracks relevant market developments and initiates any new initiatives from these market developments

Negotiates with suppliers on pricing and procurement arrangements with respect to services and or products to be implemented

Draws up the contract in cooperation with Legal in accordance with the code of ethics of purchasers

Provides reporting and management information to the Divisional Finance Director / Group Manager Procurement

Managing and continuously improving the relationship with suppliers and relevant internal stakeholders


Realized TCO / working capital savings and circular concepts for the allocated division;

Spend coverage through closed purchase contracts and the contract coverage in use of these contracts

Progress report on purchasing projects

Contracted savings on procurement projects

Realized savings Division

Number of purchase orders purchased via E-catalog

Decision-making documents on purchasing projects (initiative, preparation of negotiations, results achieved, measurable SLA’s implementation plan)

Skills and Experience Required

Experience working in a similar level role

Strong team management / leadership skills

Bachelor level of working and thinking

Relevant work experience in a blue chip organisation

Relevant Professional qualification

Knowledge and experience with Project Management

Knowledge and experience with ERP, specific purchasing modules (e.g. E-buying, COUPA, SRM)

About Renewi

Renewi PLC is a leading waste-to-product business ideally positioned to be part of the solution to some of the main environmental problems facing society today: reducing waste, avoiding pollution, and preventing the unnecessary use of finite natural resources.

The UK Services Division of Renewi PLC employs approximately 600 employees over 30 locations and collectively we handle more than 1.97 million tonnes of waste annually, achieving a 73% recycling and recovery rate.

As a Group, Renewi PLC employs approximately 6,500 employees over 162 locations in 6 countries in Europe. Collectively we handle more than 13 million tonnes of waste annually, achieve a 91% recycling and recovery rate and avoid 3 million tonnes of carbon pollution. We have the broadest range of waste-to-product services in the industry. Above all, our team is committed and passionate about our mission: waste no more.

About the Company

Company: Renewi –

Company Location:  Milton Keynes

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