Senior Procurement Manager

GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum +
18 Sep 2017
18 Oct 2017
1707 - 36
Louise Gapp
Specialist Area
Job Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Our high profile Public Sector client are looking for a forward thinking and innovative Procurement professional to work on the Indirects category within the organisation. You will work closely with the Assistant Commercial Director and have experience of delivering robust strategies, implementing best practice, and ensuring the organisation benefits from value for money, without compromising service levels across all spend for all goods and services. You will liaise with suppliers that provide services within the public sector to ensure that stakeholders needs are met and correct advice is given. You will lead on diverse and high profile procurements both new and existing, managing contracts effectively to ensure service levels are met, working in conjunction with the legal team and individual stakeholders, using public sector guidelines and adhering to OJEU regulations. This role would suit a senior procurement/category manager who has had experience in both the Public and Private Sector and is used to working in a fast paced delivery focused environment with a consultative style.

  • Energetic, driven and forward thinking individual
  • Previous experience of public sector procurement - min 5yrs
  • Ability to act as an advisor within a small but commercial organisation
  • MCIPS qualified preferred
  • Strong negotiator and ability to engage and advise senior stakeholders
  • Contracts management and effective Supplier Relationship Management skills
  • Proven commercial acumen
  • Proven track record of implementing procurement strategies and innovative solutions
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Self-starter with gravitas and presence
  • Existing knowledge of managing indirect spend - cross category within a Public Sector environment
  • Experience of OJEU procurement

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