Senior Procurement Manager (Policy and Assurance)
Senior Procurement Manager (Policy and Assurance) It is an exciting time for our client as they embark on a major transformation programme. Their ambition is to become the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity and an open approach to data. They are now looking for a Senior Procurement Manager to join their Commercial Group to help them to achieve this. Their Business Strategy for 2017-2022 sets out their aims of: brilliant at the basics; a comprehensive Land Register; world-leading through Digital Street – their ground-breaking research and development project exploring how land registration might work in 2030; opening their data; expert people; and financially strong. Position: Senior Procurement Manager Policy and Assurance Location: Croydon, London, CR0 2AQ; Nottingham, East Midlands, NG1 7AU; Plymouth, South West, PL6 5WS Job type: Full Time, Permanent Hours: 37 hours per week / 36 hours Croydon (Part Time 35 hours); Flexible working, Full-time, Part-time Salary: £34,656 (£37,841 Croydon) Benefits: Pensions, Civil Service pension schemes may be available for successful candidates. Closing date: 23 January 2019 11:59pm Interview date: 7 or 8 February at their Croydon office. About the role: You will have exposure to an organisation driving transformation and be at the forefront of the Commercial Group, supporting this by helping shape and develop commercial capability. You will have an opportunity to network and collaborate with other government commercial teams (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Other BEIS partner organisations and Cabinet Office) and be part of an organization that values professional training & on-going investment in learning & development. As a Senior Procurement Manager, you will work closely with a range of colleagues across the business to deliver professional commercial and contract advice as part of their Commercial Group as well as ensuring they achieve great outcomes and value for money. About you: You may already hold MCIPS or an equivalent qualification, or you may be studying or willing to do so; either way, you will have demonstrable relevant experience in procurement or commercial roles and you will have good understanding of commercial principles and how they can be used to achieve the right contractual results. In addition, you will have the ability to collaborate, influence, and engage colleagues across the organisation, to see the potential and benefits of good commercial practice. You will help provide assurance that they are actively following best practice, and make visible their contribution through providing and completing appropriate Management Information to support the commercial agenda. Our client is accredited to the Disability Confidence Scheme, which denotes organisations which have a positive attitude towards disabled people. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria at the shortlisting stage are guaranteed an invitation to interview. You may have experience of the following: Senior Procurement Manager, Assistant Procurement Manager, Purchasing Officer, Assistant Buyer, Procurement, Purchasing, Buying, Supply Chain, Procurement Executive, Procurement Assistant Planning Manager, Programme Manager, Programme Management, Project Manager, Project Management, Portfolio Manager, MCIPS etc.