My client are seeking an interim Procurement Manager for an initial period of 6 months. This is a crucial role in the organisation, and gives the successful applicant the chance to work for a reputable and growing Public Sector organisation.
Key responsibilities of the Procurement Manager:
- Lead and advise on the procurement of selective goods, works and services
- Monitor, develop and manage contracts
- Manage multiple procurement events simultaneously
- Research markets prior to tender, conduct/evaluate multiple tenders, and then monitoring contract delivery and advising on any revisions, extensions or terminations
- Liaise with contractors, suppliers, consultants and procurement consortia/specialists
- Excellent supplier relationship management. Being able to manage current suppliers, introducing new suppliers and building long term relationships to enable continuous improvement
- Supplier & spend analysis and performance reports
- Ensure compliance with the overall procurement strategy, financial regulations, and UK/EU law
- Management of a Procurement Officer
The successful Procurement Manager will:
- Have proven senior Public Sector procurement experience
- Have substantial knowledge and experience of procurement policy and practice, including relevant legislation's (OJEU, etc)
- Have proven experience in managing a competitive tendering process
- Have experience in development and implementation of plans
- Have an awareness and understanding of the whole life cycle of procurement, contract and relationship management
- Have excellent negotiation skills
- Have proven staff management experience
This contract is a fantastic challenge for the right candidate and offers both competitive rates as well as longevity. You will be joining the organisation at a crucial time and play a key role in their continued growth and success.
If you feel your experience matches the above criteria and are interested in this role, please send your CV to Liam Cox at Sellick Partnership or give me a call for a confidential chat.
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