Sourcing Manager

08 Mar 2018
15 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Sourcing Manager


Competitive Salary & benefits package

About the role

As part of Capita's Integrated Procurement Solutions team, this varied role offers you the opportunity to undertake sourcing activity across a diverse category range as part of a specialist "source to pay" managed service operation. We are looking for a strong communicator working closely with functional stakeholder management teams across our client base - with a willingness to support and assist both colleagues and stakeholders alike in procurement best practice, identifying and implementing innovative solutions

About Capita | Capita Procurement Solutions | Integrated Procurement Services

Capita is the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

We are trusted by UK and global organisations to support and transform their procurement functions. We design and deliver innovative, flexible procurement solutions that help our clients manage and improve their supply chain. Integrated Procurement Services (IPS) underpins CPS' managed service solutions to its clients through the provision of tactical and transactional procurement.

What you will do:

Lead and manage the delivery of the following: Spend Analysis/Opportunity Identification/Project Prioritisation/Sourcing Solutions

Accountable for delivering a compliant tendering process.

Advise clients on best practice and alternate ways of working to drive enhanced outcomes in line with OJEU legislation where appropriate

Advertising opportunities, publishing internal client-created tender documents (PQQ/ITT etc.), managing the tender/bid clarification & evaluation process, managing the contract award process

Build strong stakeholder relationships to drive client opportunities to Capita. Compliant eRFX documentation and overseeing quotation evaluation through to contract award

Collaboration across accounts, and the creation of Capita Frameworks, taking advantage of economies of scale and rebates

Deliver pre-agreed savings targets

Draft high quality and considered sourcing plans in a timely manner

Identify & drive savings benefits from tactical & spot buying activity

Identify and drive smart purchasing opportunities and outcomes

Identify savings opportunities and manage the pipeline of savings opportunities across all relevant category areas for spends sub OJEU thresholds across the client accounts

Identify support requirements and co-ordinate with the IPS Account Manager Head of Service Delivery to ensure savings are delivered by the team

Manage, monitor, mitigate any risks associated with project delivery and subsequent savings

Adhere to pre-defined procedures for exemptions and demand challenges

Tactical negotiations prior to project start date, to ensure saving potential is maximised

Undertake & manage the pre & post tendering process & evaluation stages for all procurements utilising various eSourcing technology platforms.

Your experience will include:

Working towards MCIPS / equivalent accreditation. Procurement delivery background

Participation in savings delivery programmes

Experience of OJEU process

Shared Service experience desirable.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 23 day's holiday, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

What we hope you will do next

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Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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