Procurement Lead

Recruiter
Location
Nottingham
Salary
GBP40000 - GBP42000 per annum +
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Closes
12 Oct 2017
Ref
3115745
Contact
Drew Semple
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Public and Private Sector Experience Desired


Purpose To lead business partners to deliver a high quality and comprehensive, business focussed procurement and commercial service, ensuring that best value for money is achieved.

Responsibilities

  • To act as Procurement advisor for the business. Located within the business, build and maintain relationships with business management and operational teams influencing procurement strategy and decision making
  • Support the business to integrate best commercial practice into their processes and ways of working to support continuous improvement.
  • Manage and oversee workloads of Procurement Business Partner to ensure visibility of workload pressures and to highlight resource issues.
  • Deliver training to the business on policies and procedures to embed good practice, develop knowledge and manage risks in alignment with organisational appetite.
  • To act as Procurement Expert located within the business
  • To lead multi-discipline teams to deliver effective contracts and to design new commercial arrangements taking into consideration business requirements and risks.
  • To be responsible for managing the negotiation, planning and placing of contracts.
  • To lead and motivate your staff to deliver high standards of performance
  • To comply with HR policies and procedures, to set individual objectives, identify training needs and hold team members to account for their performance
  • To act in accordance with the behaviours and values of the organisation
  • To manage your own performance to be accountable for meeting individual, team and corporate objectives
  • To act in accordance with the Scheme of Delegation and ensure propriety and regularity in the handling of public funds
  • To comply with and contribute to the improvement of operational and team processes and procedures
  • To assist with the preparation and execution of the team's objectives, budgets and financial records
  • To identify opportunities and implement change leading to team development, system improvement and good value for money

Qualifications and Experience

  • Professionally qualified in Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply
  • Management experience
  • Experience of managing and prioritising multiple procurement projects
  • Experience and knowledge of Procurement and best practice
  • Experience of Supplier Relationship Management
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good knowledge of UK and EU legislation




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