Procurement Manager - Remote Working

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22 days ago

Procurement Manager

6 months

Location: Remote

Inside IR35

Role Description:

* Act as a trusted advisor to Commercial customers, peers and management, consulting with customers and stakeholders to ensure that resource deployment (people, time, money) delivers high quality outputs, risk control and value for money for all contracts under management

* Deliver robust relationship management, maximising your own and your team's engagement with / influence over customers and suppliers alike

* Produce processes, documents and tools that facilitate the embedding of best practice into contract placement, management and revision activities

* Actively contribute to the creation of programme plans, procurement and contracting strategies

* Deliver the end to end sourcing lifecycle for your area of responsibility, sourcing strategies, project planning & delivery, contract negotiation and award, and contract management;

* Ensuring that all procurement activities represent best value for money, whilst ensuring that its within regulations and best practice

* Provision of Contract Management and Supplier Relationship Management for key suppliers & contracts within area of accountability

* Review current Commercial processes, policy and governance, and general ways of working in identifying opportunities for improvement

* Support the implementation / promote the use of e-business/procurement tools across DHSC projects

* Act as a role model for others, demonstrating good leadership, effective communication and appropriate behaviours while ensuring compliance with standards and policies

Essential Criteria:

* Substantial Commercial / contract management / procurement experience gained within (Public or Private Commercial sectors, with experience of Corporate Services Categories, Construction, Facilities Management and Infrastructure of expenditure) or a similarly complex, matrix organisation

* Previously reviewed, negotiate and execute large, complex contracts

* Knowledge of the Commercial lifecycle and related compliance / governance requirements (e.g. EU procurement directives)

* Previous involvement in the design and delivery of a Category and/or Commercial strategy

* Demonstration of excellent stakeholder engagement & management at all levels, internally and externally

Desirable Criteria:

* Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or relevant work experience within a similarly large and complex organisation

* Ability to lead and manage a team

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