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Procurement Manager

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Contact: Vicky Power
  • Contact Email: vickyp@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: 09/03/2022
  • Expiry Date: 04 June 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000010616_1651742789

Role: Procurement Manager

Role Type: 12 month FTC - Possible permanent opportunity

Location: London (North)

Salary: c £47k per annum

Role Overview:-

Reporting to the Head of Procurement you will be responsible for the strategic management for a range of goods and services across the joint procurement service. You will be able to identify, develop and drive sourcing strategies for all categories of services.

You will deliver year on year cash releasing and cost avoidance savings, ensuring policies and practices are in line with EU legislation. You will be able to develop excellent work relationships with all stakeholders and ensure a high quality and professional service is provided to internal customers.

Responsibilities: -

  • To lead and co-ordinate cross-functional sourcing team to develop and implement high impact sourcing strategies across the shared service
  • Manage, mentor and motivate sub-ordinates
  • To ensure that the sourcing team provides a high-quality service to their customers
  • Corporate responsibility for ownership and leadership of supplier and category spend at a strategic level and aligned with the needs of the organisation
  • Establish and develop long-term sourcing strategies to achieve savings targets and quality improvements
  • Manage supplier development across the areas of spend

Experience and Person Specification

  • MCIPS by qualification or other relevant professional qualification
  • Expert knowledge of EU procurement rules
  • Managerial/leadership experience
  • Experience of managing complex procurement projects including Estates/FM/Capital
  • A track record in delivering procurement savings in the public or private sector
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement skills and an ability to work under pressure