Interim Procurement Manager

Recruiter
Charity Talent
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jul 2019
Closes
22 Jul 2019
Ref
1201145506
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Charity Talent are recruiting for an Interim Procurement Manager to work within Higher Education, based in Central London. This is a 6 month contract, possibility for perm or extension.

As the Procurement Manager you will be leading the end to end management of the tender process for significant contracts. This will include: collating, issuing, receiving, opening, logging, evaluating and distributing documentation. You will be responsible for providing guidance on procurement and supplier selection.

As the Procurement Manager you will work with stakeholders (including Accounts Payable) to consolidate the use of suppliers. You will contribute to the development of broader operational plans, manage operational plans in own area and enable successful implementation by prioritising and aligning planned activities.

You will partner with relevant areas to understand their business goals and provide them with professional or technical advice, sharing expertise and information to support effective decision-making. You will lead on the delivery of a portfolio of projects in own area of specialism, or act as an expert resource to or manage a work stream in a large/complex project, managing external suppliers/ contractors to ensure successful delivery within budget and to quality standards and targets.

Experience:

Experience of working with indirect and direct suppliers

Experience of working on supplier contracts, including basic drafting

Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage a variety of audiences

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Ability to produce effective reports, analyses and recommendations

Experience in managing staff

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