Procurement Manager

Recruiter
Solos Consultants Ltd
Location
Bedfordshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1210608626
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Public Sector Client is currently looking to recruit a Procurement manager on an initial 3 month contract.

Procurement Manager

Luton - 3 months initially

£400 - £450 inside IR35

The Successful Procurement manager will lead a number of strategic tenders for the Corporate Procurement Team and so will be knowledgeable in OJEU.

The role will involve managing end-to-end procurement projects and implementing proactive cost reduction, negotiations and process efficiency programmes to deliver savings targets and enhanced service provisions for our client.

You will provide best practice procurement advice and challenge within each project assigned, driving incremental value from effective processes.

The ideal Procurement Manager will:

* Have public sector/local authority procurement experience

* Have strong interpersonal skills

* Have a track record of engaging on a range of categories such as ICT/Works/Adults-Children's etc.

* Candidates must have experience in leading the end to end public sector tendering process and delivering cost savings.

* Have strong market knowledge

* Experience in sourcing new strategic suppliers within the public sector

* Exposure to multiple disciplines i.e. social care, housing and HR services

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established organisation with potential for long term contract extensions

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