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Procurement and Contract Manager - Corporate Services

Procurement and Contract Manager - Corporate Services

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement & Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hannah Wilson

  • Contact email:

    hannahw@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000006918_1557497774

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-09

  • Startdate:

    10/06/2019

Cedar is working with a well-recognised Charity to appoint a Procurement Manager within its corporate services arm. This opportunity will involve indirect procurement for areas such as HR, Legal and Finance to list a few but an interest in IT procurement would be beneficial too. Reporting to the Senior Manager for Corporate Services, the position offers the opportunity to help with the execution of a new procurement area within the charity. You will be strategically working on category plans from initial conversations through to the implementation of such plans. This position would suit an individual looking to develop within procurement, especially IT procurement.

You will need a high level of personal integrity and the desire to be accountable for delivering outcomes as you will work alongside stakeholders to help ensure the full procurement lifecycle is completed strategically. It is also essential that you hold prior experience in developing strong relationships with internal clients and suppliers to get the best value for money without compromising service levels.


Key Responsibilities:
·Assisting with the implementation and growth of a new Procurement and Contract Management function.
·Deliver business objectives by providing competent, professional expert leadership in tendering, negotiations and subsequent supplier management.
·Manage procurement activity risks by acting as an advocate to promote and deliver compliance and legal requirements within agreed group policies.
·Manage key contracts within Corporate Services spend areas to ensure delivery and that value and risk are closely monitored.
·Undertaking other duties required within the scope of the position - including travelling to other locations.