Procurement Manager

GBP40000.00 - GBP55000.00 per annum +
02 Mar 2018
01 Apr 2018
Jim Fowler
Specialist Area
Category management
Job Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Fantastic opportunity for Senior Procurement Manager with strong background of running tenders under OJEU

Your new company
Dynamic, innovative Research and Development Organisation based in Hertfordshire

Your new role
You will lead the delivery of compliant and professional procurement across the business, including procurement policy,placing of new contracts and the management of ongoing framework and contractual agreements.
Key Accountabilities
* Lead the company in all aspects of procurement and champion the use of compliant processes for the acquisition of contracts and services
* Analyse and recommend appropriate procurement method for any new requirements
* Lead purchasing processes and select the appropriate procedures; including quotations, non OJEU tenders, OJEU tenders or framework agreements
* Prepare tender documentation and co-ordinate and lead the process to evaluate and analyse tender responses, obtain authorisation to award and award contracts
* Maintain appropriate databases to manage and review contracts including the renewal of contracts ahead of their expiry date
* Working closely with the relevant stakeholders, ensure end to end management of key contracts throughout the procurement lifecycle
* Lead Supplier relationship management and supplier performance reviews for key contracts
* Assist with change control / Contract variations
* Work closely with the legal and Finance teams to develop appropriate terms and conditions of contract and accounting processes

What you'll need to succeed

MCIPS or working towards would be advantageous
Strong background of Tendering experience under OJEU
Proven background in Procurement / Commercial related environment, including experience within tendering, contract and supplier management
Understanding of best practice sourcing and contract management principles, whilst seeking and maintaining best value from supplier relationships
Essential experience of operating within the Public Contracts regulations and relevant factors affecting purchasing activities in the public sector
Experience of the creation of and monitoring of framework agreements
Proven experience of identifying opportunities to successfully challenge and drive commercial benefits from the entire contracting process

What you'll get in return
Salary between c£40-55,000 + Benefits

What you need to do now
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