Developing procurement strategies whilst contributing to category and contract management. Your new company
This integral Central Government organisation are seeking an experienced Senior Procurement Manager to join the growing team.Your new role
As a Senior Procurement Manager, your role will be both strategic and hands-on involved in the development of sourcing and procurement strategies and the management of commercial governance processes.
Working across a variety of spend categories, including People Services, Technology, Corporate, Buildings and Market Research, your role will be to guide stakeholders through requirements and develop effective sourcing and procurement strategies in line with the organisations standards.
You will also be responsible for the pricing of contracts, managing relationships with suppliers and providing commercial advice to colleagues at all levels.
The team are undergoing a review of strategies and processes and you will have the opportunity to provide insight and expertise to contribute to this transformation project.What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this position you will need to have a good understanding of end to end procurement within the public sector and be able to demonstrate the following;
What you'll get in return
- Demonstrable experience in commercial contracting and supplier management
- Strong commercial acumen and contract negotiation skills
- Excellent communication and influencing skills with the ability to adapt communication style to suit varying audiences at different seniority levels
- Ideally MCIPS qualified or working towards
You will work for a rewarding, diverse and stimulating team in an integral public organisation who offer generous benefits, including an excellent pension scheme and 25 days annual leave. You can also take advantage of interest-free season ticket loans, a cycle to work scheme, an employee assistance programme and favourable consideration on flexible working.
This role will suit applicants with salary expectations of between £40-45,000 per annum. What you need to do now
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