Procurement Manager - £56k

1st Executive
West London
GBP45000 - GBP56000 per annum + Up to 35 + 8 Days holiday
18 Apr 2017
18 May 2017
GR - J10090
Geoffrey Reading
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a leading Public Sector organisation who will be going through a transformation programme to facilitate a large growth of capital spend over the next few years.

As part of the transformation, our client is looking for a new Procurement Manager to assist the Head of Procurement to implement change to make Procurement a 'best-in-class' function.

This role has tangible progression to a Head of Procurement role after c5 years and also gives the opportunity to build a team beneath you as the function matures.

Currently the function has a total annul spend in excess of £200M on a reactive / tactical basis and as such, there is a large opportunity for process change / tangible savings throughout the duration of the transformation that will allow you to fast-track your career and add a fantastic change programme to your CV.

To be considered for this excellent opportunity you must have the following experience:

- 4+ years of Procurement experience

- Experience with working in a Category /Portfolio lead procurement function

- Experience within FM, Construction, Property, Housing or Estates Category

- Experience working in a Strategic methodology

- Demonstrable previous leadership experience (not necessarily with direct reports)

- Demonstrable previous experience in implementing change or developing new processes

- Public sector regulations knowledge and full OJEU tendering experience

In addition to these, the following desired traits would also work to your favour:

- CIPS or MCIPS Qualified

- University Educated

- Experience working within Social Housing (within a Local Authority or Housing Association etc)

- Experience across a range of public sector organisations (i.e. not pedigree experience with only one type of organisation)

- Experience working with a Private Sector organisation

Should you be interested in this opportunity, and wish to find out more, please contact Geoffrey Reading of 1st Executive on (+44 1483) 212 198 or . Alternatively, you can apply now.

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