Procurement Manager

Location
Bradford
Salary
GBP36000 - GBP40000 per annum +
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
11 Nov 2017
Ref
13864237/001
Contact
Emily Bland
Specialist Area
Category management, Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Procurement Manager will develop existing procurement policies and will be the point of contact for procurement guidance within the organisation.

Client Details

A forward thinking public organisation.

Description

  • To manage the Procurement function including best practice, continuous review and revision of policies and processes to maximise value for money

  • To co-ordinate effective and efficient procurement practices; review and develop the Procurement Strategy covering each of the key business areas

  • To provide leadership on key projects, including e-procurement implementation

  • To lead on supply chain management for corporate purchasing, including the development of contracts and agreements for goods and services.

  • To provide advice and guidance to staff on Procurement Policy, including the EU Procurement Directives

  • Develop and deliver Procurement training for all relevant users across the organisation.

Profile

The successful candidates will possess:

  • Experience leading procurement categories in implementation of sourcing strategies across a variety of spend areas

  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate, construct and manage diverse and complex procurement contracts

  • A proven track record of the whole life cycle procurement, contract & relationship management.

  • Senior stakeholder management experience

  • Strong interpersonal & relationship building skills.

  • You will be ideally MCIPS qualified and educated to degree level.

Job Offer

The successful candidate will receive a competitive basic salary of up to £38,000 plus an excellent benefits package.