Senior Procurement Manager

Recruiter
Wilde Recruitment Ltd.
Location
Glasgow, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1260849358
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Procurement Manager: Contract, Glasgow, Duration: at least 3-months, Rate: c£500 per day, umbrella (inside IR35)KEY Skills: Procurement, Contract Management, Procurement Strategy, Stakeholder Management, Dispute Resolution, Mentoring, MoD, Ministry of Defence, DIO, Defence Infrastructure Organisation, Security Check Clearance, SC
The Role:The MoD's Defence Infrastructure Organisation requires a Senior / Lead Procurement Manager to drive the design, shape and agreement of commercial strategies. The successful applicant will support and lead DIO teams to create innovative procurement and commercial strategies that will deliver value for money on Infrastructure programmes and projects.
Duties will involve:Building trusted relationships with new and incumbent suppliers such that a "trust with consequences" approach to contract management can be operated.Monitoring and managing performance of suppliers against contract performance indicators.Supporting implementation of contract transition and mobilisation activities.Shaping and leading commercial negotiations with both new and incumbent suppliers through to a pre-defined acceptable conclusion.Giving strategic advice and support to contracts in procurement, contract exits and during contract reviews.Resolving high-value commercial and legal disputes with suppliers.Development of current and future commercial resource, including self, into an agile and appropriately skilled workforce.Identifying and delivering improvements to existing contractual arrangements and informing on lessons learnt for new procurements.Planning work around a published Forward Work Plan, alongside allocated funding and resource.
The Candidate: Due to the sensitive nature of the work involved, and the client's urgent need to fill the role, applicants MUST have active SC (Security Check) clearance or higher. Applications without clearance will not be reviewed. Ideally, you will be a chartered member of CIPS and hold a relevant degree or higher. You'll also have demonstrable extensive experience of giving strategic advice and support to contracts in procurement, resolving high-value commercial and legal disputes with suppliers as well as running, developing and mentoring a team of junior procurement staff.Previous MoD or other defence sector experience would be a huge advantage.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.
To discuss this vacancy please contact: Mike Baldwin 0161 474 6855

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