operations manager - fleet services in bristol

03 August 2018
callum thorne, randstad cpe
job type
£ 60,000 - £ 65,000 per year
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bristol, south east
construction & property
sub specialism
fm & maintenance
job type
working hours
£ 60,000 - £ 65,000 per year
reference number
callum thorne, randstad cpe
01454 6100 00
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job description

Are you an experienced Strategic Sourcing Manager within Fleet Services? Looking for you next permanent position with a leading Facilities Management company? The candidate needs to be located in Bristol or Birmingham or In-between.

Our client is one the UK's leading providers in Facilities Management, working with some of the UKs most influential businesses, providing reactive and PPM.

The successful applicant will need to define, implement and manage sourcing strategies in the indirect services categories of supply, with particular focus on Fleet Services including Fleet Management, Funding, Vehicles, Conversions, Service, Repair & Maintenance, Fuel, Short-term Hire, Telematics and Insurance, Carrying out sourcing activity and managing supplier relationships.


* Work closely with key stakeholders across the business units to reflect and influence the needs of all businesses in Category Strategy
* Contribute to the on-going design and implementation of a new category-led operating model.
* Engage with key stakeholders in order to manage the indirect procurement services delivery
* Understand and influence the business demand, and deal with the strategic management of supplier relationships and performance.
* Plan the category review cycle based on business priorities, contract expiry, spend analysis, and opportunities identified, and consult on group wide category review cycle.
* Monitor and drive adherence and support to new/ existing procurement processes and contracts
* Conduct segmentation of the supply base, tailoring the management approach to the critically of the supply, managing key supplier relationships and operational performance


* Educated to degree level or equivalent
* Must have a track record in managing procurement spend in the indirect categories of supply; with particularly strong experience in Fleet Services
* Significant commercial procurement experience
* Experience in a complex environment with a high level of interface with a diverse range of stakeholders and customers
* Must have demonstrable influencing and negotiation skills, working with senior stakeholders, both internally and externally
* MCIPS qualification is desirable but not essential

If you want to work for a company whose key vision is to treat others how they would like to be treated.

If you would like to be considered for this role, please click apply or call Callum Thorne on 01454 610000, the client is looking to interview as soon as possible.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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