Procurement Manager - FTC

Location
Hampshire
Salary
£40000 per annum
Posted
27 Apr 2017
Closes
25 May 2017
Ref
123103314
Contact
Philip While
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You have a fantastic opportunity to join an established business in the housing sector on a fixed terms basis covering maternity. You will join as a Procurement Manager and take the lead on a number of projects to include public relations, kitchens, security, waste, call monitoring and soft furnishings. This role is based in Eastleigh, Hampshire.

You will work closely with colleagues and stakeholders across a number of disciplines procuring goods and services in line with European procurement regulations. You will take a structured approach to strategic procurement, using spend analysis to make commercial decisions. You will negotiate with suppliers and use e-procurement systems to assist with operations. Designing and implementing new contracts and templates to be used by the business to support the procurement function.

Desired skills and experience include:

- Procurement experience
- Experience managing similar spends or operating in a comparable industry
- Ideally you will be a member of CIPS
- Working knowledge of OJEU
- Experience using and developing e-procurement systems
- Strong negotiations and communication skills both internally and externally.

You will receive a basic salary of £40,000 plus 28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) and an excellent benefits package.