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Interim Procurement Manager

Posted 13 days ago

Interim Procurement Manager

Public sector education client

6 months +



I am working with one of the UKs leading multidisciplinary education institutions who are looking for 2x interim procurement managers to join their team on a 6 month basis (with potential to extend).

The roles are remote and are paying 270pd.

Key responsibilities

Deliver procurement services that support the institutions sustainable procurement strategy

Provide sustainable, value for money contracts and provide effective supplier management

Promoting the advantages of contracts and services available from procurement services and develop good marketing and information techniques

Devise and implement performance monitoring procedures to ensure that commitments are met, to demonstrate the benefits, which procurement services has achieved and identify areas for improvement

Develop an awareness of the potential for more effective purchasing within the organization

Develop and maintain systems and procedures that will provide useful and relevant market knowledge, and a means of objective performance measurement and benchmarking

Developing and maintaining systems and procedures for the evaluation of and vetting of suppliers

Negotiate best value purchasing contracts, using appropriate tendering procedures

Assist the academic departments in ensuring appropriate selection and tendering procedures are implemented

Key requirements

Graduate level membership of CIPS

Track record of procurement of a wide range of goods and services

Experience in the field of Information Systems / IT is essential

Knowledge and experience of recent developments in procurement best practice including e-procurement and e-sourcing

Ability to develop and implement category management and strategic sourcing

Please contact Eilidh Sproul at Cedar for more information.