Procurement Manager

GBP40000 - GBP60000 per annum +
20 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Thomas Wowk
Specialist Area
Job Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Currently working with a well respected Public Sector Organisation based in the Greater Manchester Region, who require a Procurement Manager to oversee a new multi-million pound project. The role will look to be the accountable for the design and implementation of the project whilst looking to deliver savings, performance and mitigation of risk.

Client Details

Public Sector Organisation, based in the Greater Manchester Region, who require a Procurement Manager.


The role of the Procurement Manager will oversee the following responsibilities:

  • Lead procurement activity including all tendering activity through to final commercial arrangement and contract and Framework sign off. Projects will be a range of values including a number of Multi million pound projects
  • Identify significant opportunities to reduce costs, reduce operational and commercial risks and increase value
  • Skilled in sourcing practices including e-procurement

  • Develop and review significant and complex tender documents and responses in line with current EU regulations

  • Research alternative types of procurement routes with contracting strategies while analysing the wider supply market
  • Work with key suppliers to deliver value and ensure continuous improvement throughout the life of the contract

  • Negotiate with and influence suppliers to achieve improved service and quality
  • Ability to influence and negotiate with internal stakeholders to deliver Procurement led initiatives

  • Influence senior management and project teams to accept and endorse new proposals, designs, procedures, systems and methods of working


Ideally, the candidate will have the following background:

  • Experience of developing, critiquing and implementing commodity strategies and recommending preferred op
  • Able to communicate and influence ideas and work within multi-functional teams with minimum supervision and infrequent reference to others
  • Experience of supplier management, building relationships for success and supplier development programmes
  • Awareness of suppliers and markets as a source of supply
  • IT literate with standard Microsoft desktop tools, and aware of e-Procurement principles and tools
  • Thorough knowledge of Public Procurement Law, including EU Regulations
  • MCIPS qualified or willingness to work towards MCIPS
  • Educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in a subject containing analytical content, or sufficient demonstrated experience within the relevant subject matter

Job Offer

Competitive Basic and Package

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