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Interim Sourcing Manager

  • Location: West Lancashire District
  • Salary: Up to £400 per day per day
  • Job Type:Temp / FTC / Interim

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Public Sector - Procurement
  • Contact: Eilidh Sproul
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: 14/10/2022
  • Expiry Date: 27 November 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000011706_1666968117

Interim Sourcing Manager (IT)

Public sector Education client

Lancashire (hybrid, e.g. 2 days per week in office)

400pd inside (3-6 months, more likely towards 6 months)

We are supporting a well known public sector education client in Lancashire as they look for an Interim Sourcing Manager on a 3-6 month contract. The client requires the candidate to be in their Lancashire office 2 times per week, and 3 days working from home.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop category vision and drive delivery of annual category plans
  • Gain a strong understanding of the Category both internally and externally
  • Establish strong working relationships and proactively engage with and work collaboratively with relevant stakeholders
  • Be responsible for highlighting risk and issues and recording progress through periodic reporting
  • Identify and promote value added services
  • Deliver budget efficiencies and maximise use of funds
  • Procure and negotiate contractual agreements
  • Develop supply market in support of the University
  • Promote commercial best practice through stakeholder and supplier relationships
  • Engage with SME's and the local community in order to meet Sustainable Procurement Policies
  • Lead and develop peers, direct reports and stakeholders

Key skills

  • Experience of delivering multiple high value/ risk procurement projects using Project Management techniques
  • IT procurement experience
  • Experience of delivering commercial change management initiatives
  • Experience of negotiating contract and commercial terms
  • MCIPS membership (or equivalent)
  • Public sector experience

Please contact Eilidh Sproul at Cedar for more information!