Procurement Manager (SC Cleared)

  • Location

    Basingstoke, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £650 per day

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    Gemma Conreen

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Procurement Manager (SC Cleared)



6 months initial

My market leading global services client are currently hringi for an experienced Procurement manager to join them on an interim basis. As part of this specific engagementthe successful candidate will be required to carry out the following activities:

  • Management of all 3rd party activity throughout the Bid from inception to delivery into live environment
  • Act as a SPOC for the Defence business and the link into the wider Procurement Team
  • Assisting Bid teams in responding to Tender questions relating to Procurement
  • Defining and negotiating NDA's and Teaming Agreements
  • Leverage bid specific deals (pricing & terms) across the wider EMEIA business
  • Support the Bid Team & represent Procurement with attendance at all internal and external meetings and represent Procurement at the internal governance reviews (as appropriate)
  • Pro-actively make available and promote re-use of Procurement collateral, tools & templates
  • Ensure development and usage of the new PBM toolset to manage and record information on each event (bid)
  • Take ownership & manage escalations with 3rd party suppliers (either direct or indirect via Category team)
  • Ensure all Procurement Issues / Risks and Liabilities are included in the relevant RAID log
  • Proactively engage and support team members with commercial negotiations as appropriate
  • Review all 3rd party contracts approvals & seek signature via the agreed governance process
  • Ensure all bid related contracts and/or schedules/SOW's are completed logged and maintained by Category when the customer contract is signed and moves into live environment
  • Track and support cost improvements for bids
  • Management of all 3rd party related Due Diligence activities and novation activities
  • Willing to travel on business as required

Essential Skills

  • Experience of working in the bid environment in the Defence sector
  • Procurement skills (specifically negotiation, tendering and contracting) and commercial experience.
  • Building relationships at all levels - supplier base, internally and in a customer facing capacity
  • Typically qualified to degree level or equivalent
  • Communication skills (specifically business writing and presentation)
  • Fluent in English written and oral

Desirable Skills

  • Ariba
  • Customer solution lifecycle (CLSC) and bid management processes