Louise has over 14 years’ experience in the procurement and supply chain industry and holds an executive personal network spanning multiple categories and industries. Her specialisms include tailored relationship management, bespoke sourcing solutions and matching best of breed talent with like-minded clients. Louise’s integrity has built long standing and trusted relationships with both clients and candidates whom she works closely with as a preferred delivery partner. Louise is passionate about the industry having gained significant achievements across multiple sectors and brings a wealth of knowledge to Cedar.
Interim Procurement Manager (outside IR35)
Public Sector Health client are looking for an outgoing, driven MCIPS qualified Procurement Manager to support on indirect spend across the function. You will cover a range of goods and services for mainly Corporate Services and Estates and will be well versed in managing multiple OJEU/EU projects simultaneously. You will be a self-starter and have the drive and energy this role requires to devise not only a long term strategy for procurement in these areas, but the ability to win hearts and minds along the way! You will ensure that along with meeting the organisations core objectives, value for money and cost saving initiatives are met in accordance with OJEU and EU regulations. This will be a relatively small team but integral role, therefore you will require the ability to work autonomously and be self-sufficient. Key areas - ·Experience of working on Public Sector procurement projects in accordance with OJEU/EU regs ·Proven indirects procurement experience - categories must include Corporate Services ·Supplier management and contract negotiation within the Public Sector ·Must be enthusiastic and extremely driven ·Effective stakeholder management ·Ability to communicate at all levels ·MCIPS Qualified PLEASE NOTE this role will be remote working/home based whlst government restrictions are in place