Location:
Bradford
Department:
Procurement
Job Type:
Permanent / Full Time

About The Role

Our Procurement team is here to make sure we have what we need when we need it, by building strong relationships with suppliers so we can source everything we need to keep our stores, depots and manufacturing sites running. Which, in turn, helps keep prices low for our customers.

As a Procurement Manager - Waste you will manage the waste and recycling needs for the entire Morrisons retail estate, 20 manufacturing sites and 7 depots, from a central procurement perspective. This includes managing general waste, food waste & specialist / hazardous waste, amongst others.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring the needs of the business and internal stakeholders are met
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Delivering on our plan to reduce our carbon footprint
  • Getting the most value possible from all waste streams and turning our net spend into an income
  • Category management
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Contracting and contract management

About You

Our ideal candidate will be an experienced procurement professional who has strong knowledge of the industry and supplier base. As such, you’ll need experience and ability in the following areas:

  • Ability to evaluate, review and challenge business cases and complex commercial proposals
  • Ability to construct complex tender documentation, contracts, service level agreements and commercial agreements that minimise risk to the company
  • Strong communication, negotiation and problem solving skills; driven, self-motivated and resilient
  • Track record of procurement within a large complex organisation, ideally with a Technology focus
  • Developing and implementing category management practices and strategies
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Commercial and contract drafting and negotiation
  • Procurement project management
  • Relationship building and influencing at all levels to drive business and commercial benefit

About the team

About Us Description:
Our Procurement Department moves faster than most. They make sure we have what we need when we need it. Whether that’s IT and tech equipment or energy, waste and recycling services, through to PPE and hand sanitiser to keep our people safe, plus extra delivery vans that help us serve more customers than ever.

It’s their job to build strong relationships with suppliers so they can source everything we need to keep our stores, depots and manufacturing sites running. Which, in turn, helps keep prices low for our customers.

It all means that every £1 the team saves is equivalent to taking £50 through our checkouts. And with a £1.2 billion annual spend, you can feel the impact of Procurement right across our business

About The Company

We're Foodmakers and Shopkeepers and together, we make Morrisons. We’re the only UK retailer with our own manufacturing business spread across 18 sites, not to mention nearly 500 stores, we’ve lots of opportunities for you to play your part. So, whether you want to make the freshest food, sell it, or join us in our head office, we’d love to meet you.
 

As part of our total rewards package we offer:

  • 15% colleague discount in our stores and online, plus 10% for two friends/family members
  •  Annual bonus scheme 
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Four day working week* with flexible working hours
  • Company pension contributions
  • Private healthcare
  • Perks with over 850 retailers 
*The four day working week comes with the requirement to work 13 Saturdays per year. These days are shorter (six hours in total) and are mainly used for team meetings, project planning and strategic work.

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