Procurement Manager

Recruiter
Adecco
Location
Surrey, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
1258815408
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB TITLE: Procurement Manager
LOCATION: Kingston upon Thames
PAY RATE: £350 per day (Umbrella)
START DATE: ASAP
DURATION: 3 months
IR35 STATUS: Inside

ROLE PURPOSE:
  • To provide procurement expertise, leading projects across a range of commercial, category and sourcing activities to secure the goods, works and services that most appropriately address the identified needs of our customers, residents and partners.
  • To manage effective relationships with project stakeholders.
  • To ensure that through our procurement and commercial arrangements organisational and service objectives are delivered, efficiencies and wider value is achieved, and compliance with relevant policy and procurement legislation is maintained.

ROLE CONTEXT:
  • This role works in the Procurement Service within Orbis.
  • The department provides high quality professional procurement, commercial, contracting and purchasing services to colleagues and customers both within, and beyond, the partner authorities.
  • Operating within a shared function, post holders will need to bring expertise and innovation to their role, and will work on local, regional and collaborative projects, often as part of cross functional teams.
  • The Procurement Service has offices in the County Hall locations of our partner authorities, and some flexibility will be expected. Staff will be supported to operate in a flexible way to meet the needs of customers and work demands.

EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Degree qualified, or significant vocational experience demonstrating development through involvement in a series of progressively more demanding relevant work/roles.
  • Professional qualification, or able to evidence knowledge and understanding of appropriate business disciplines such as HR, finance, law, marketing, communications.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of computerised business systems in terms of functionality and capability (some roles).
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, policies and procedures relating to business planning and financial and organisational management.
  • Proven written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with good negotiation and influencing skills and the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external partners/professionals.
  • Ability to understand, meet and exceed customer expectations.
  • Proven problem solving skills, and the ability to exercise high levels of initiative to devise and implement workable solutions.
  • Proven ability to manage a range of projects through to completion.
  • Significant practical or professional experience and understanding of business, supporting service teams and/or providing support to the public.
  • Previous management experience including staff supervision, development and organisational skills.
  • CIPS qualified preferred.

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