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Category Manager - Social Care

England

Cedar have been engaged to support a Public Sector client, based in the East of England, for the recruitment of a Category Manager for their Social Care team. This is a permanent role with a salary range of £40,000 up to £48,000 on offer. The successful candidate will be required to support areas relating to Care Homes, Home Care, Reablement Services and areas covering Monitoring and Telecare Services. The Category Manager will be responsible for leading the development, maintenance and implementation of category strategies, ensuring alignment to commissioning objectives with the focus on developing and implementing innovative approaches and solutions in the delivery of complex projects to enhance levels of service and minimise spend. Candidates applying for this role MUST HAVE experience covering: MCIPS qualified (or working towards becoming MCIPS) or equivalent experience in a similar roles Knowledge of Category Management and OJEU Procurements, ideally from experience in the Public Sector Track record of managing multi-million-pound contracts, ideally in the Public Sector, with experience of delivering continuous improvements to deliver significant cost savings and benefits Experience in category areas covering Social Care (Adult and/or Children Services) is required

Manufacturing Lead

England

Manufacturing Lead I Home working I 6 month contract £48,000 - 64,498.00 6 month FTC OR £450 - 550.00 (INSIDE IR35) I Distribution and fulfilment Manufacturing lead (contract) A household name in the medical sector is looking for a Manufacturing lead to assist the roll out of a new clinical project. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced manufacturing lead to join a dynamic team for a project which will make a genuine impact in society. The role will be entirely home based for an initial 6 month contract with the possibility of extension. The Manufacturing lead is critical to the delivery of the project and will work closely with both the sourcing manager and manufacturing scale up teams to deliver the project's manufacturing needs at quickly and efficiently. Responsibilities Work with the Sourcing Manager and Manufacturing Scale-up Team to explore new manufacturing opportunities to supply sample collection consumables at scale and pace Work with existing manufacturers to improve the efficiency, capacity and lead times with existing suppliers Engage with new industries to identify alternative manufacturing options that can provide additional capacity Lead the delivery of any new manufacturing initiatives, including gaining approval and sign off (e.g. through business cases and proposals with suppliers) and supporting the scale up process Develop a sound understanding of the product specifications and work with manufacturers to ensure that new products are aligned to the specification Meeting tight project deadlines Skills Experience within a similar role Background in NHS or Pharmaceutical Manufacturing/ Supply Chain preferred CIPS (non-essential) Benefits £48,000 - 64,498.00 6 month FTC OR £450 - 550.00 (INSIDE IR35) for initial 6 month contract Entirely home working Apply Now to be Considered

Project Manager

England

Project Manager - Remote Working Cedar have been engaged to support a Central Government department for an exciting, HOME-BASED, Interim Project Manager position. This role is INSIDE IR35 with a maximum day rate of up to £600 on offer and will run for 6 months with the potential to be extended. Candidates applying MUST HAVE immediate availability for both an interview and start date in order to be considered for this role. The successful candidate will be required to support with the following activities: Lead the Project Moonshot mission & scale up team to ensure sample collection supplies are considered and accounted for across all missions Embed supplies support across missions and project scale up teams Establish good project management processes and structure within the team for managing supplies elements for each mission & scale up Attend key meetings and governance forums within the Project Moonshot to stay aligned with rapid developments and decision-making Act as a point of escalation for risks / issues within the team Work closely with the new capacity team and operational team to ensure that mission demands are then met through new supplies

Project Support

England

Project Support - Remote Working Cedar have been engaged to support a Central Government department for an exciting, HOME-BASED, Interim Project Support position. This role is INSIDE IR35 with a maximum day rate of up to £400 on offer and will run for 6 months with the potential to be extended. Candidates applying MUST HAVE immediate availability for both an interview and start date in order to be considered for this role. The successful candidate will be required to support with the following activities: Support Supply Lead, providing strong PM skills Proactive/Forward thinking individual with a solutions mindset and focus on delivery Strong relationship builder internal/external stakeholder management Confident, logical thinking

Interim Business Support Manager

England

Cedar have been engaged to support a Central Government department for an exciting, HOME-BASED, Interim Business Support Manager position. This role is INSIDE IR35 with a maximum day rate of up to £400 on offer and will run for 6 months with the potential to be extended. Candidates applying MUST HAVE immediate availability for both an interview and start date in order to be considered for this role. The successful candidate will be required to support with the following activities: Liaise with customers to resolve queries in a timely and helpful manner Communicates effectively with people inside and outside the organisation (the Customer) and upholds the reputation of the Supplies Team. To liaise with other stakeholders in the business to maximise the Customer Satisfaction experience by communicating in an effective manner. Maintain regular review of department KPIs and report in a transparent manner to line manager, implementing necessary corrective actions in the event of variance Candidates applying for this role MUST HAVE experience covering: Experience in a similar role in the Public Sector would be advantageous or in industries covering i.e. Manufacturing, Distribution or Logistics Strong stakeholder management skills Strong skills in using Microsoft products such as word and excel

Interim Sourcing Support

England

edar have been engaged to support a Central Government department for an exciting, HOME-BASED, Interim Sourcing Support position. This role is INSIDE IR35 with a maximum day rate of up to £400 on offer and will run for 6 months with the potential to be extended. Candidates applying MUST HAVE immediate availability for both an interview and start date in order to be considered for this role. The successful candidate will report into the Sourcing Manager and will be required to support with Strategic Sourcing to deliver the nationwide project for collection of consumables. Candidates applying for this role MUST HAVE experience covering: Relevant experience ideally in the Public Sector or experience in categories or industries covering i.e. Manufacturing, Distribution or Logistics Working towards MCIPS or equivalent degree Experience in Procurement, Category, Sourcing or Commercial Management roles. Exposure to working on end to end OJEU procurements and using i.e. CCS, ESPO, YPO or other frameworks accessible to the Public Sector Strong skills in using Microsoft products such as word and excel

Interim Supplier Relationship Manager

England

Cedar have been engaged to support a Central Government department for an exciting, HOME-BASED, Interim Supplier Relationship Manager position. This role is INSIDE IR35 with a maximum day rate of up to £400 on offer and will run for 6 months with the potential to be extended. Candidates applying MUST HAVE immediate availability for both an interview and start date in order to be considered for this role. The successful candidate will be required to support with the following activities: Manage strategic Supplier relationships Sourcing new national/international supply Administering product orders and maintenance of sourcing supply vs demand data, primarily through order tracker Candidates applying for this role MUST HAVE experience covering: Ideally experience in the Public Sector or in categories or industries covering i.e. Manufacturing, Distribution or Logistics Experience in a Procurement, Category, Sourcing or Commercial Management role. Ideally have hands on experience in running end to end OJEU procurements and using i.e. CCS, ESPO, YPO or other frameworks accessible to the Public Sector Stakeholder and supplier management skills Strong skills in using Microsoft products such as word and excel

Interim Sourcing Manager

England

Cedar have been engaged to support a Central Government department for an exciting, HOME-BASED, Interim Sourcing Manager position. This role is INSIDE IR35 with a maximum day rate of up to £600 on offer and will run for 6 months with the potential to be extended. Candidates applying MUST HAVE immediate availability for both an interview and start date in order to be considered for this role. The successful candidate will be required to support with the following activities: Manage the Strategic Sourcing team to identify and progress new supply leads to secure additional volumes at pace Drive the overarching sourcing methodology to identify, progress and take leads to the stage that they are ready to be procured Work with the Demand Planner to ensure that sourcing is aligned to requirements Rapidly source new products to support the introduction of new technologies Work with the external team to pass product leads through the regulatory review and validations processes to enable a sourcing decision Coordinate with the Procurement Team to hand off viable leads for processing Candidates applying for this role MUST HAVE experience covering: Strong experience in areas covering the Public Sector and in categories or industries covering i.e. Manufacturing, Distribution or Logistics MCIPS qualified or equivalent degree or experience Experience in management roles covering Procurement, Category, Sourcing or Commercial Management. Experience with running end to end OJEU procurements and using i.e. CCS, ESPO, YPO or other frameworks accessible to the Public Sector Strong stakeholder and supplier management skills - must be confident in the role to achieve value for money on budget allocated.

Interim Head of Operations - Procurement & Supply Chain

England

Cedar have been engaged to support a Central Government department for an exciting, HOME-BASED, Interim Head of Operations - Procurement & Supply Chain position. This role is INSIDE IR35 with a maximum day rate of up to £550 on offer and will run for 6 months with the potential to be extended. Candidates applying MUST HAVE immediate availability for both an interview and start date in order to be considered for this role. The successful candidate will report into the Deputy Director and will be required to: Lead the operational teams (Procurement & Supply, Quality & Inbound Logistics, Allocations & Customer Services) in a hands-on management role Drive performance and process improvement to ensure team effectiveness Process and deliver the winter plan and mass testing scale up in coordination with suppliers (e.g. procurement through to inbound / outbound delivery) Embed quality management strategy and assurance processes to ensure that all products supplied to the programme are Closely manage operational and overarching risks to ensure continuous supply of products to the programme Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers to ensure performance against contracts Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders across the programme and act as a point of escalation for risks / issues within the team Candidates applying for this role MUST HAVE experience covering: Experience in a similar role managing Procurement & Supply Chain operations in either the Public Sector or in a Manufacturing or Logistics business

Interim Procurement Manager

England

Cedar have been engaged to support a Central Government department for an exciting, HOME-BASED, Interim Procurement Manager position. This role is INSIDE IR35 with a maximum day rate of up to £550 on offer and will run for 6 months with the potential to be extended. Candidates applying MUST HAVE immediate availability for both an interview and start date in order to be considered for this role. The successful candidate will be required to support with the following activities: Ensures supply of orders received, managing product orders vs demand data is current and available. Process driven to ensure NPCs for new product and relative trackers are maintained. Good relationship builder with internal/external stakeholders and Relationship Managers Candidates applying for this role MUST HAVE experience covering: Relevant experience ideally in the Public Sector or experience in categories or industries covering i.e. Manufacturing, Distribution or Logistics Ideally MCIPS qualified or equivalent degree or experience in Procurement, Category, Sourcing or Commercial Management roles. Experience with running end to end OJEU procurements and using i.e. CCS, ESPO, YPO or other frameworks accessible to the Public Sector Strong stakeholder and supplier management skills - must be confident in the role to achieve value for money on budget allocated.

Interim Sourcing Lead

England

Cedar have been engaged to support a Central Government department to recruit for TWO exciting, HOME-BASED, Interim Sourcing Lead positions. These roles are INSIDE IR35 with a maximum day rate of up to £550 on offer and will run for 6 months with the potential to be extended. Candidates applying MUST HAVE immediate availability for both an interview and start date in order to be considered for this role. The successful candidate will report into the Sourcing Manager and will be required to support with Strategic Sourcing to deliver the nationwide project for collection of consumables. Candidates applying for this role MUST HAVE experience covering: Relevant experience ideally in the Public Sector or experience in categories or industries covering i.e. Manufacturing, Distribution or Logistics Ideally MCIPS qualified or equivalent degree or experience in Procurement, Category, Sourcing or Commercial Management roles. Experience with running end to end OJEU procurements and using i.e. CCS, ESPO, YPO or other frameworks accessible to the Public Sector Strong stakeholder and supplier management skills - must be confident in the role to achieve value for money on budget allocated.

Group Finance Manager

England

A Group Reporting Manager is sought by a leading, global consumer brand whose innovation has driven them to be one of the obvious leaders in their field. They possess a proud heritage and boast a resilient, profitable business plan that will see them continue to succeed long into the future. NOTE: The company offers flexible working so and candidates who live to the west of London (e.g. Berkshire, Wiltshire) are also encouraged to apply. Reporting to the Group Consolidation Controller, the Group Reporting Manager will play a key role in developing the internal and external reporting capabilities of the group finance department. Specific duties include: Prepare consolidated Group accounts in accordance with IFRS; preparation of Plc accounts for inclusion in the Group's Annual Report. Produce UK subsidiary accounts under FRS102 and review of overseas subsidiary accounts. Deliver monthly management reports on both group and head office company performance. Calculate the values of the Group's share based payments arrangements; support pension advisors. Play a key role in supporting re-organisations, acquisitions and other ad hoc projects (e.g. Treasury). A raft of other tasks to support the growth of a dynamic, diverse, global business. The ideal candidate for the position of Group Reporting Manager will have the following attributes: Big 4 / Top 6 trained ACA, either still in practice or having already moved into industry; Excellent academics, sound knowledge of consolidations & IFRS coupled with strong audit skills; Self-motivated nature with a proven ability to work to tight deadlines and in small teams; Strong communication and an ability to influence large, culturally diverse groups of stakeholders. An interest in developing IT systems and the desire to automate processes; A desire to prove oneself and take advantage of opportunities to progress.

Interim Category Support Officer

England

Cedar are currently representing an NHS client based in South Yorkshire who are on the look for an Interim Category Support Officer on a 3 month contract (with the potential to be extended). This role is HOME BASED and is INSIDE IR35 with a day rate of up to £170 on offer. Please note this role is an immediate start with interviews taking place w/c 14th September. The successful candidate will be required to support the following; Identify supplier mis-reporting or under-reporting Identify spend being incorrectly reported through expired frameworks and work with suppliers and customers to transition to correct frameworks Validate spend with customers Work with suppliers to actively correct errors and update MI reports to reflect actual spend Work with customers to confirm usage, verify spend and identify under-reporting Targets to increase reporting of MI in line with framework usage Candidates applying MUST HAVE experience in the following areas: Prior experience in the public procurement is not essential, but would be advantageous, holding challenging conversations with both customers and suppliers is a key requirement. Strong and confident personality and able to demonstrate resilience in managing pushback from both customers and suppliers High level communication skills (including regularly speaking to / challenging on the phone and via video calls to suppliers and customer organisations), Be a pro-active self-starter, and able to work independently, working to targets and proactively monitoring own performance against targets Have a tenacious approach to problem solving / finding solutions Strong proven background in managing suppliers, correcting supplier behaviours and managing difficult supplier relationships Strong proven background in managing customer engagement, holding difficult conversations and building strong customer relationships to effect change A strong skillset of working with data and spreadsheets, to deliver business focused outcomes

Interim Procurement Manager (outside IR35)

Essex

Public Sector Health client are looking for an outgoing, driven MCIPS qualified Procurement Manager to support on indirect spend across the function. You will cover a range of goods and services for mainly Corporate Services and Estates and will be well versed in managing multiple OJEU/EU projects simultaneously. You will be a self-starter and have the drive and energy this role requires to devise not only a long term strategy for procurement in these areas, but the ability to win hearts and minds along the way! You will ensure that along with meeting the organisations core objectives, value for money and cost saving initiatives are met in accordance with OJEU and EU regulations. This will be a relatively small team but integral role, therefore you will require the ability to work autonomously and be self-sufficient. Key areas - ·Experience of working on Public Sector procurement projects in accordance with OJEU/EU regs ·Proven indirects procurement experience - categories must include Estates & Corporate Services ·Supplier management and contract negotiation within the Public Sector ·Must be enthusiastic and extremely driven ·Effective stakeholder management ·Ability to communicate at all levels ·MCIPS Qualified PLEASE NOTE this role will require you to work in the office 3 days per week.

Process Analyst - OTC

Hampshire

A Global Process Analyst is urgently required for a leading services organisation in Basingstoke, working on a large scale finance transformation programme. Please note this is a 12 month fixed term contract. Experience Required: 4+ years working as a Process Analyst working within or very closely with Finance functions. Order to Cash process experience (OTC) Proven track record of designing new processes, Process mapping skills using Visio. Ability to learn new systems quickly. Strong stakeholder management, communication, and relationship building skills. Global Process Analyst / Finance Process Analyst / Finance Process / Finance / Visio

Finance Strategy Manager

Leicestershire

International Retailer - Household Name - Finance Strategy Manager - Leicestershire An instantly recognisable global retail business is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Strategy Manager to deliver robust strategic channel support to the business, through a period of sustained growth. Main Responsibilities: Supporting the Strategy Director, Commercial Finance Director and CFO to deliver major Innovation and Transformation Programmes within the various Retail, Ecommerce, Trading and Buying channels. Identify, problem-solve and solution-drive key performance areas of the business. Innovate ways of driving business performance through the creation of new Programmes. Own a growth agenda by acting as a key ambassador for the company's Digital ambitions. Candidate Criteria: Strategy Consulting, Management Consulting, Commercial Finance, Corporate Finance or Finance Transformation RETAIL, MULTISITE OR FMCG SECTOR EXPERIENCE ESSENTIAL

Senior Group FP&A Manager

Leicestershire

International Retailer - Household Name - Senior Group FP&A Manager - Leicestershire An instantly recognisable global retail business is actively seeking to appoint a Senior Group FP&A Manager to deliver robust commercial and strategic planning to the Group's Executive Leadership Team, Strategy function and Commercial Channels. Main Responsibilities: Act as a planning champion for all corporate and group planning activities, including budgeting, forecasting and long-term planning. Create a 'repository of information' for all measuring performance against the Group's strategic objectives. Influence the wider commercial channel finance community to meet all deliverables. Develop comprehensive management reporting tools to broaden the scope beyond purely P&L to include Balance Sheet and Cash Flow. Own a growth agenda by acting as a key ambassador for the company's Digital ambitions. Candidate Criteria: Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) Group/Central FP&A experience Modelling capabilities RETAIL OR FMCG SECTOR EXPERIENCE ESSENTIAL

Finance Strategy Manager

Leicestershire

International Retailer - Household Name - Finance Strategy Manager - Leicestershire An instantly recognisable global retail business is actively seeking to appoint a Finance Strategy Manager to deliver robust strategic channel support to the business, through a period of sustained growth. Main Responsibilities: Supporting the Strategy Director, Commercial Finance Director and CFO to deliver major Innovation and Transformation Programmes within the various Retail, Ecommerce, Trading and Buying channels. Identify, problem-solve and solution-drive key performance areas of the business. Innovate ways of driving business performance through the creation of new Programmes. Own a growth agenda by acting as a key ambassador for the company's Digital ambitions. Candidate Criteria: Strategy Consulting, Management Consulting, Commercial Finance, Corporate Finance or Finance Transformation RETAIL, MULTISITE OR FMCG SECTOR EXPERIENCE ESSENTIAL