Senior Procurement and Contract Manager - Marketing and Fundraising

Recruiter
THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
13 Apr 2019
Closes
01 May 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job title: Senior Procurement and Contract Manager - Marketing and Fundraising

Region: London HQ, Borough.

Directorate: Finance and Commercial

Contract:Full Time

Salary: £50,811 (£41,359 plus £5,000 market supplement plus £4,452 London Weighting).

About The Royal British Legion

The Legion is at the heart of a national network that supports our Armed Forces community through thick and thin - ensuring their unique contribution is never forgotten. We’ve been here since 1921 and we’ll be here as long as they need us.

Our Values and Behaviours

Does the following describe you?

  • A desire to provide a great customer service and support

  • Enjoy and thrive in working in teams and with others

  • Passionate about supporting the Armed Forces community and honouring their contribution

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

If so then we would like you hear from you ….

The Role

We are seeking to employ an experienced Senior Procurement & Contract Manager to join the Procurement Team at RBL, a major UK charity. Reporting to the Head of Procurement and Contract Management, you will play a key role in formulating and driving a consistent approach towards all sourcing, purchasing and supplier management activity for RBL with responsibility for the c£30m Marketing and Fundraising expenditure. Managing two direct reports, you will seek to ensure best value arrangements in these areas of spend. You will be experienced in implementing best practice and designing procurement strategies to deliver the technical and commercial requirements to achieve value for money.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a developing procurement function and an organisation with ambitious plans for the future. Procurement are part way through a transformation programme which you can help steer and deliver to help us become the best-in-sector team. You will support stakeholders with the design and development of sourcing strategy and assisting in the delivery of the end-to-end procurement lifecycle. It is expected that the jobholder be able to manage cross-functional stakeholders through the entire procurement lifecycle from concept through to contract signature and service implementation. The successful applicants will also have high personal integrity and a desire to be personally accountable for delivering effective outcomes.

The successful applicant should be MCIPS qualified (or equivalent/working towards) and have significant experience of procurement planning, strategic sourcing, supplier relationship management and contract / supplier performance management. You must also be able to demonstrate previous successes in developing effective relations with internal clients and suppliers and in negotiating and managing contracts to achieve savings. Effective communication skills, both written & verbal are essential for this role.

This is a full-time role based in our London office, though some travel to other offices may be required. The role offers support with CIPS qualifications, some agile working and the opportunity to volunteer at Legion events.

How to Apply

Please apply clicking 'Apply Online’

Closing date for this role is: 28th April 2019

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