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Interim Assistant Sourcing Manager

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Contact: Eilidh Sproul
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  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 17 August 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000011273_1658159484

Cedar are currently supporting a public sector client who are looking to appoint an Interim Assistant Sourcing Manager. This role is based in Preston (hybrid working) and will run for 3 months (potential to extend). The role is inside IR35 with a day rate of up to £300pd.

Our client is looking for someone who can help to transform procurement services into a leading edge and professional organisation through becoming more focused and integrated.

Some key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Create a centrally coordinated, highly effective procurement function with strong execution capability
  • Support development of category vision
  • Deliver budget efficiencies and maximise use of funds
  • Engage with SME's and local community in order to meet the Sustainable Procurement policies
  • Ensure the delivery of compliant procurements and contracts and be responsible for improving overall compliance statistics and addressing non - compliance

Person Specification

  • Must have experience of delivering multiple procurement projects using Project Management techniques
  • Commercial experience with an understanding of Total Cost of Ownership and Demand Management approaches
  • Experience in a similar role in the UK Public Sector would be advantageous

Please contact Eilidh Sproul for more information.