GPA Procurement

Procurement Manager – Health & Social Care

Location
Southampton, Hampshire
Salary
£45k-£50k + benefits (car + Pension (5% matched)
Posted
26 May 2019
Closes
24 Jun 2019
Ref
5823
Job Level
Buyer, Manager
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Experienced public sector Procurement Manager required by our client with proven Health & Social Care strategic sourcing & category management expertise to take full ownership of the H&SC strategy and deliver best value service plans.

As Procurement Manager, you will:

  • Provide leadership in the delivery of strategic sourcing and programme development across our client’s the Health & Social Care (H&SC) landscape.
  • Provide robust challenge, identify and deliver smart sourcing solutions that as a minimum, meet H&SC client expectations, savings target objectives and contractual service commitments;
  • Lead and deliver robust spend analysis, sourcing project prioritisation, strategic sourcing solutions and the development of service delivery plans;
  • Take sole ownership of the full procurement lifecycle by leading on the development of sourcing plans, compliant tender documentation and overseeing tender evaluation through to contract award, in as efficient a timescale as possible;
  • Deliver evidence based savings of at least 10% on all sole ownership projects from sourcing activities and/or contract management reviews/re-negotiations;
  • Develop in depth market knowledge through internal / external research and analysis apply this to smart sourcing/savings opportunities;
  • Take ownership of timely reporting and sign off, communications and liaison with colleagues and clients.
  • Provide enhanced and accelerated sourcing programme planning, execution and delivery on all H&SC projects;
  • Deliver high quality and considered H&SC sourcing plans in a timely manner;
  • Take ownership & leadership of all sourcing and contract savings activities within your assigned remit;
  • Lead in the identification and delivery of the savings programme and associated targets;
  • Proactively manage H&SC forward planning and pipeline activities to avoid resourcing and capacity issues;
  • Identify and drive smart sourcing opportunities and outcomes for each and every procurement project;

Requirements of the Procurement Manager include:

 

 

  • Proactive Health & Social Care stakeholder engagement; develop and manage close and sustainable relationships with internal clients and external stakeholders across all savings delivery projects;
  • Extensive experience of category management, driving sourcing strategy and delivering savings initiatives in complex and challenging environments;
  • Must demonstrate the ability to deliver high performance outputs i.e. strategic and tactical savings and service improvements in time critical scenarios;
  • Procurement, legislative and subject matter expertise;
  • Must demonstrate and possess Trusted Adviser and strong influencing skills;
  • Must have in depth OJEU legislation expertise;

To register your interest in this, or any other opportunities please forward your full CV to info@gpa-procurement.com, stating your location and current salary details or contact us on 01423 520080 for a confidential conversation.

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