P2P E-Procurement Manager
Lead an e-procurement change program based in Leeds
The P2P E-Procurement Manager will lead on the E-procurement Strategy and objectives making recommendations including business change and implementation. Ensuring that electronic procurement processes are introduced, contracts are utilised fully and managed effectively.
Based in Leeds the P2P E-Procurement Manager will challenge and own the procurement processes ensuring that effective governance exists within the process to comply with internal and external procurement regulations whilst instigating innovation and development. Champion, embed and oversee the on-going development of e-procurement systems and tools in into the end to end procurement process, including spend analysis, e-sourcing, e-contract management and inventory management.
The post holding will also be responsible for procurement business intelligence to allow category teams to drive efficiency projects through effective data.
- Spearhead the e-procurement development.
- Lead on the e-procurement strategy projects.
- Drive ongoing development and simplification of the procurement process and systems.
- Drive innovation and sustain continuous improvements.
- Introduce and manage an effective product catalogue.
- Maintain the contract management database.
- To provide dynamic and intelligent management information on external spend to the wider Procurement team, supporting activities such as demand management, supply trends and future sourcing requirements.
- Review and improve the procurement process within the business to ensure effective governance exists and contract opportunities are being utilised.
- Liaise with the Category Team to ensure the catalogue management process is effective.
- Ensure the maintenance of up to date product catalogue, reflecting latest contract awards.
- Assist Procurement and Accounts Payable in the delivery of cost and efficiency savings across the Trust through effective operation of the P2P process, catalogue and contracts system.
- Identify areas of contract and supply opportunities in respect of contract levelling, rationalisation, improvement or simplification of payment terms.
- Monitor and report to the Procurement Department any areas of the P2P ordering process which are not compliant with current Public Sector Procurement Regulations.
- Take part in and coordinate with Procurement Category and Procurement staff, the transition to new contract arrangements.
- Take part in and coordinate performance monitoring of active contracts through review of KPIs with Stakeholders, suppliers and Category Management.
- Liaise with Accounts Payable to resolve all catalogue invoice queries.
- Liaise with suppliers on product changes (coding, description, pack quantities, developments etc).
- Develop and act on Procurement reports.
- Ensure orders are placed in a timely manner by managing the buying team effectively.
- Establish and maintain Key Performance Indicators for the department.
- Be the relationship manager for e-procurement system providers.
P2P E-Procurement Manager
- Experience of leading complex e-procurement projects
- Project management experience
- Change management leadership experience
- The preferred candidate will have proven experience of P2P ordering systems within a large diverse organisation.
- Conversant with information management and technology.
- Demonstrate solid achievement in their current role.
- Managerial experience.
- Proven high level of communication skills using a range of methods including written, verbal and presentations.
- Experience in influencing internal and external stakeholders
- Implementation of e-procurement systems.
- Experience of leading teams, delegation and empowerment
- Track record of customer relationship management.
- Track record of ability to deliver against targets
- Procurement and Information Technology knowledge comprising:
- In depth knowledge of Procurement process in the public sector
- Knowledge of supply chain theory
£40000 - £42000
Fixed term contract 18 months with extensions up to 5 years