Procurement Manager

Recruiter
STR Group Services
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Procurement Manager- £(Apply online only) a day - Contract until 18/05/2018- Central London

My Client is looking to bring in a Procurement Manager to work with the Head of Strategic Sourcing in supporting the Category Management function. This person will be supporting tendering and the sourcing activity within this department.

At the moment there is a focus on some technology based projects that will need some immediate support. With this in mind, someone with experience sourcing in technology categories would be a preference but the manager is also happy to look at more of a generalist.

You will be liaising with stakeholders and business teams across the company depending on the project they are working on. They will be responsible for gathering requirements and putting these into a temp tender document. You will be using Bravo as your e-tendering portal so experience of this portal is preferably. You will be in charge of running tender activity internally and externally.

For this role, the Procurement Manager must have extensive knowledge of EU tendering processes and OJEU. They will be looking after open or restricted procedures in the tender process.

You will need to have experience running a number of projects at the same time will the ability to multi-task. This person must have excellent interpersonal and communications skills in order to build strong relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.

Some Key Responsibilities:
- Managing a spend category with the senior category manager
- Developing a strategy for the procurement and development of a category.
- Managing the resources needed to procure and develop a category
- Influencing key stakeholders and customers
- Delivering a range of category objectives, including financial savings and the optimisation of the P2P process
- Managing the category supplier relationships.
- Representing BBC procurement in both the internal and external markets
- Leading procurements, working with the internal stakeholders and the wider procurement team to define procurement approach and manage the bidder interaction up to the conclusion of the competition, including contract drafting
- Providing commercial expertise to ensure value for money is secured and demonstrated whilst optimisation is delivered for end users
- Providing procurement expertise, including advice on EU Public Procurement Regulations

Essential:
- Professionally qualified e.g MCIPs individual educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a procurement related subject area or have substantive work experience in provding procurement services
- In depth knowledge and experience of procurement and contract management
- In depth understanding and application of legal issues such as EU Public Procurement Regulations, Contract law, TUPE, Fair Trade, Social Value Act

This position closes Monday 12th @ 1pm.

To apply for this position please send your CV

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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