Network Procurement Senior Officer 18m

Recruiter
THIRD SOLUTIONS
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We're looking for a Network Procurement Senior Officer with good project management skills to work for well loved Health charity. The is a fixed term contract of 18th Months.


The Charity: We provide advice and support to empower anybody experiencing a health problems and we campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding of this issue.


The Role:
Work to develop and implement a clearly defined purchasing strategy (including supplier selection & continued evaluation of cost benefit) seeking agreement from key stakeholders.


Establish good working relationships with key internal interfaces and members of the federation.


Challenge, enhance and standardise existing procurement practices to ensure conformity of approach, generate economies of scale and deliver improved value for money.


Work collaboratively with finance on departmental and wider organisational forecasts, where procurement has an impact.
Manage the procurement governance process across the business ensuring policy compliance with the compliance team
Realise and deliver cost savings, together with a range of additional benefits including improved supplier performance, improved quality of service and total cost of performance along with risk management.


Develop procurement system and data strategy.


Development of strategic business relationships with suppliers.

Lead support and manage the tendering process for large strategic purchases.

Realise and deliver cost savings, together with a range of additional benefits including improved supplier performance, improved quality of service and total cost of performance along with risk management.

The Candidate:

Ability to successfully implement customer relationship management strategies so that local procurement is co-ordinated across all relevant teams and that the local customer journey is easy, simple and clear.


Experience of using online tools to communicate key messages, news stories and updates to target audiences. Strong project management skills, with a track record of delivering excellent performance against agreed objectives, targets and budgets and meeting deadlines with limited supervision.


Ability to work collaboratively as part of a diverse and dispersed team, and to work effectively across traditional management structures and boundaries.

IMPORTANT NOTE

Our aim is to respond to all successful applications within 5 days. If you haven't been contacted within 5 days your application has been unsuccessful and your details will not be held further but we positively encourage you to apply for any other positions that you may see in the future.

We apologise that we cannot contact everybody in person but thank you in advance for your interest.

Third Solutions encourages applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Third Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

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