Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
Our high-profile manufacturing and pharmaceutical client are looking for a creative and proactive PMO Consultant to join the Group PMO team and be part of a highly engaged global function. You will be part of a large-scale global programme with responsibility for establishing and managing the Project Office. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative and co-ordination expertise to the Programme team as well as maintaining, reporting and forecasting the delivery of milestones and initiatives. You will establish and drive the Project Office support, provide project documentation templates, help develop and update programme plans and manage the scheduling of regular meetings, project submissions and project reporting. Key skills; ·5 years minimum experience working as a PMO consultant ·2 years minimum experience being at Programme level (not just project level). ·Relevant experience in a project office or project management capacity supporting complex, global, large scale or business critical programmes. ·Project Management foundation preferable (or equivalent) ·Managing internal / external stakeholders at all levels of the organisation ·Strong and proven IT skills including PowerPoint, Excel and PMO tools
Our high-profile global tech giant are looking for a bright, articulate Source to Contract (S2C) Improvement Manager. You will be a fast learner and will own and develop the end to end source to contract process, establishing an efficient and effective procurement process. The role involves evaluating the effectiveness of the current procurement process and systems to drive improvement. You will be the key interface between S2C and P2P processes working with key stakeholders and outsourced partners to ensure alignment of goals and collaborative working. You will be a self-starter who uses their initiative to promote and deliver ways to improve the understanding across the business of procurement processes. This will include on-boarding, training and responsibility for overall ways to improve the entire procurement function. You will be proactive and consistently seek new opportunities to add value by analysing technology trends and current practices to challenge the status quo. Key Skills & Responsibilities; ·Knowledge of e-Procurement systems and Source to Contract processes ·Experience of Spend Analytics software ·Familiar with Business Intelligence tools ·Evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of the current procurement process and procurement systems and drive improvement ·Ability to provide large scale support on procurement processes, compliance, on-boarding, training and overall improvement to the procurement function ·MCIPS qualified (or working towards) ·Own and improve Process documentation, process controls, reports, training and testing. ·Proactively seek new opportunities to add value, by analysing technological trends and current procurement practices and challenging the status quo. ·Lead the departmental digital strategy to ensure solutions are in place to meet both current and future requirements
Our prestigious retail client are looking for an experienced Commercial Cost Manager to manage construction cost, risk and procurement across the EMEIA region. You will deliver detailed, realistic budgets in good time to ensure correct decisions can be made on multi-million pound investments. You will be working closely with Construction Managers, Architectural Planners, Finance and Commercial Procurement to consult on construction projects, review construction issues, provide clarification on scope of works & design options and ensure that best value is achieved across all projects. Experience in Chartered Surveying, Quantity Surveying, cost management and project management as well as detailed knowledge of the construction process is essential for this role. The role involves pre and post contract duties including but not limited to cost estimating, tendering and cost & risk control as well as contractual agreement compilation and execution. You will have a degree or equivalent qualification in Quantity Surveying and either be a member or be working towards becoming a member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Construction Faculty (MRICS). Key skills & responsibilities: ·Manage the cost and procurement aspects of regional projects from initial proposal through to authorisation of funding and scheme inception. ·Maintain up to date cost reports and provide regular updates on spend. ·Implement modelling and estimating techniques to suit the types of programmes, projects and initiatives with solutions which will ensure best value is delivered. ·Monitor the financial progress of individual projects through regular communication and reports assessing the potential impact of change on the budgets. ·Agree final accounts with all contractors, consultants and suppliers. ·Develop and maintain accurate benchmark costs across all store formats and individual cost elements regarding the retail fit-out industry context. ·BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying or equivalent qualification. ·Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Construction Faculty (MRICS) or working towards.
My client, a major central government organisation are looking for a DV Cleared Cyber Security Consultant (You must already hold current, valid, DV clearance) to assist the Security Advisers cross departmentally with the delivery of IT risk management and security design. This role will involve working alongside teams to deliver security implementations, remediation programmes and managing the day to day completion of security assessments whilst also delivering elements of a security transformation programme. You must have demonstrable experience of leading a significant security workstream with a large change programme preferably within Government or a large private sector scenario. Experience in information and cyber security with a broad background across security and experience in 1 or more of the following areas is essential; ·Security Strategy ·Security Transformation Programmes ·Data Privacy ·Resilience ·Cyber awareness Key skills; ·Current DV security clearance ·Be able to articulate the security risks and the type of evidence which is required to review and understand control effectiveness and residual risk ·Identity and access management (IDAM), assessing current IDAM practices and designing solutions to improve Joiners, Movers and Leavers (JML) processes, privileged access and recertification programmes ·Breach and incident management, design and implementation of breach and major incident management practices ·Security policies and procedures - Demonstrable experience of the design and implementation of security policies, procedures, standards and controls in line with regulation and/or current standards, ISO27001, NIST, SANS etc ·Experience in working with Internet of Things solutions, in particular working with clients to implement security mechanisms within these environments ·Experience in working within agile development environments to embed security successfully into systems prior to product/production release
My client is seeking a bright enthusiastic Category Manager to look after the Estates and FM category for a large university. This is a great opportunity for you to build strong working relationships with stakeholders and to join the business during its cultural transformation period. You will be responsible for leading and developing sourcing strategies and leading on a portfolio procurement projects across the category. Your main focus will be to deliver cost and efficiency savings for senior estates & FM stakeholders across the category areas. The ideal person will have: The ability to solely head up the FM and Estates category which proven experience in running this category. Demonstrable recent experience of Public Contract Regulations and OJEU procedures To manage the tendering, evaluation, placement and monitoring of designated corporate contracts. Experience leading supplier development and identify collaborative opportunities. Experience in ensuring all procurement activities operate in line with EU legislation Implemented effective performance management and governance systems Worked with Estates & FM stakeholders to match their needs with procurement planning The ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels Excellent attention to detail and be personable and confident.
My client, a major central government organisation are looking for an IT Procurement Manager - SC cleared to join their high profile programme. You will manage commercial responsibility and act as an interface with senior IT stakeholders, overseeing multiple key contracts/projects simultaneously. You will have a proven track record in IT commercial management and complex procurement project management, ideally within Public Sector. This is a very fast paced environment, therefore you must be delivery focussed and have the ability to hit the ground running. ·SC cleared ·Previous experience of managing multiple complex Public Sector tenders ·IT Commercial/Contracts management ·Commercially aware and financially astute with recent experience in Public Sector IT procurement projects ·Managing multiple IT service/software/hardware tenders ·Experience of contractually managing suppliers for large IT spend ·Good relationship building skills - gravitas ·Effective stakeholder management skills, ability to deal with difficult/senior stakeholders ·Clear and confident communicator, builds rapport quickly ·Relationship management and SRM
East London, London
My Client one of the largest developers of new homes is recruiting an IT Procurement Specialist to join their newly formed procurement team. The individual will already have experience working across multiple disciplines which include: IT, Hardware, Applications, SAAS, Telecoms and managed services. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate category management experience on small- and large-scale contracts and be confident in solely running the IT category. This is a 6month fixed term contract with the potential to go permanent should you perform well in the role. The Ideal candidate must have: Demonstrable recent experience of Public Contract Regulations and OJEU procedures Excellent experience in procuring, IT Hardware, Software and Telecoms. Analyse data on purchase to pay systems Knowledge and understanding of procurement concepts, policies, and procedures. Effective negotiation skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills Have the ability to self-motivate within planning and organisation MCIPS qualified Have the ability to build rapport with internal and external customers/suppliers Strong IT Skills - competent user of MS Office This role has some elements of travel
East London, London
My Client one of the largest developers of new homes is recruiting a Procurement Specialist to join their newly formed procurement team. This is an exciting new opportunity to join an expanding team to learn and develop further in their career. The individual will already have experience working across multiple disciplines which include: Professional Services, HR, FM (Hard & Soft) The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate category management experience on small- and large-scale contracts. You will work closely with the Procurement Manager as well as working collaboratively with the procurement team to deliver best procurement service. The Ideal candidate must have: Demonstrable recent experience of Public Contract Regulations and OJEU procedures Solid experience in procuring Hard and Soft Facilities Management Analyse data on purchase to pay systems Knowledge and understanding of procurement concepts, policies, and procedures. Effective negotiation skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills Have the ability to self-motivate within planning and organisation MCIPS qualified Have the ability to build rapport with internal and external customers/suppliers Strong IT Skills - competent user of MS Office This role has some elements of travel