Contracts Manager - Southampton

GBP35000 - GBP55000 per annum + bonus
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Specialist Area
Contracts, Procurement
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time

Sourcing and Contracts Manager - General Indirects - Southampton - £45,000

A FTSE 100 listed professional services major is in the market for an Indirect Procurement Generalist with Public Sector experience and a good knowledge of OJEU processes to join a team and guide them through a period of change. By joining this company you will be exposing yourself to a team that is well versed in best practice and an employer that values and invests in its employees.

The Role:

  • Manage and lead key areas including but not limited to spend analysis, prioritisation of projects, and strategic sourcing solutions
  • Identify key areas for cost reduction and implement innovative strategies to achieve savings
  • You will be expected to deliver savings of at least 10% on all areas of spend
  • Liaise directly with key stakeholders to understand what their requirements of the function are, and then relay this effectively and efficiently to the wider team
  • Deliver all work and projects in line with OJEU requirements

The Key Skills and Responsibilities of the Sourcing and Contracts Manager:

  • Extensive experience of the category management process
  • Unrivalled knowledge of the OJEU process and regulations
  • First class interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management and the ability to work autonomously to tight deadlines
  • Degree educated or equivalent, with relevant business qualification e.g. CIPS

This role is the ideal opportunity for someone who has extensive OJEU knowledge to break into the private sector and thrive within a well-established company and team.

If this role is of interest then contact Jason at

Key Words: OJEU, Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Public Sector, Southampton, Contracts Management, Category Management, Indirect Procurement, Indirect Spend, Generalist

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