Our client, based in Buckinghamshire, is currently recruiting for a Commercial/Procurement Manager on a temporarycontract for three months. Our client is a public sector one looking for candidates with similar experience.
The position is due to start immediately on a full time basis with home working involved. The daily rate for this role is negotiable dependent on experience, up to a maximum of £250 UMB.
The ideal candidate will have experience working for a public sector body and will be MCIPS qualified.
Duties will include (but not limited to):
•Working alongside the Head of Service to identify the procurement needs of each service area
•Leading on purchasing and procurement activity to maximize savings
•Managing a team of Procurement/Contracts Specialists and Administrators effectively
•Working closely with tenants and leaseholders to ensure customer satisfaction
•Leading in negotiating contract extensions and variations with assistance from the relevant technical staff when required
•Coordinating the dispatch and return of tender documentation and assessing responses
•Maintaining detailed records and registers in order to provide an audit trail and evidence for decisions taken
•Developing tender evaluation models
This position requires experience of direct line management.
Skills, knowledge and expertise required:
•Detailed knowledge of EU procurement rules/procedures
•Project management skills/PRINCE2 qualification is ideal
•Strong IT and E-tendering skills
•37 hours per week
Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.
For further information on the position, please contact Georgia Whitmore or Andrew Golder on 0121-274 0187.
James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.
KEYWORDS: Procurement Manager, Public Sector Procurement, OJEU
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