Sourcing Lead - Southampton - Public

GBP45000 - GBP65000 per annum + package
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Specialist Area
Category management, Contracts
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Sourcing Lead - Procurement - Southampton - Public Sector - up to £65,000

My client is actively recruiting for a sourcing specialist with experience in contracts management, pertaining specifically to Hard and Soft Facilities Management, to take up an important position with a relatively Greenfield department.

The Procurement Responsibilities of the Sourcing Lead for Hard and Soft FM:

  • Manage all Hard and Soft FM procurement needs including:
    • Tenders
    • Contracts management
    • Stakeholder engagement
    • Create a detailed procurement pipeline
  • Ensure all processed comply with OJEU regulations and public sector policy is strictly adhered to
  • Develop sourcing strategies for the all subcategories including:
    • Waste management
    • Refurbishments
    • Cleaning services
    • Security
    • Catering
    • Estates management
    • MRO

The Key Skills and Qualifications of the Category Lead for Hard and Soft FM:

  • Extensive knowledge of OJEU tendering
  • Must be a category expert within Hard and Soft FM
  • Previous public sector experience is essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Professional demeanour
  • CIPS or relevant business qualification is preferred
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to influence

This is the ideal role for someone looking to make their mark on a Greenfield role and really get their teeth into something new and challenging.

If you are interested then send your CV over to

Key Skills: Procurement Manager, Procurement, Public Sector Procurement, Category Manager, Real Estate, Hard FM, Soft FM, Facilities Management, Waste Management, Security, MRO