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Procurement Manager

Employer
Service Care Solutions
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Jul 2021

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

One of the largest housing associations in the UK is recruiting for a Procurement Manager to support and direct the business and Procurement Officers in delivering Sustainable Procurement and develop and implement a rolling programme of contract management, spend control and performance review across the organisation.

The Role
The key focuses of this procurement manager role are to support and direct the business and Procurement Officers in delivering Sustainable Procurement, develop and maintain a structured supplier portfolio, recruit, develop and coordinate the contribution of the Resident Procurement Panel and develop and implement a rolling programme of contract management, spend control and performance review across the organisation.
This will include the following tasks and responsibilities:

Identify and deliver a programme of annual tendering activity through corporate eProcurement systems
To support the team in developing and delivering organisational, procurement and purchasing training and provide active support and guidance
Maintain a structured portfolio of approved suppliers
To develop and implement a rolling programme of contract management review
To collate, assess and analyse key data on non-contract or non-compliant spend and prepare insightful reports
Responsible for the recruitment, training and effectiveness of the Resident Procurement Panel.
Support and direct the work plan of Procurement Officers and provide procurement best practice and guidance
Execute the contract award/instruction of all tenders and ensure the client is equipped with a clear contract initiation and communication plan
Account for Sustainable Procurement outcomes recording social, environmental and economic value delivered through our supply chain
Ensure the tendering process engages the Resident Procurement Panel and contributes to sustainability and social value objectives

The Candidate
To be considered for this Procurement Manager role you will require developed knowledge of procurement processes and procedures with full understanding of the Public Contracts Regulation 2015 and Social Value (Public Services) Act 2012 as well as the following skills and experience:

Experience of contract management and delivery
Understanding of mechanisms to lever proportionate social value through procurement
Full appreciation of how the housing sector operates
CIPS Certificate in Procurement and Supplies Operations working towards Advanced Certificate
Proficient in eProcurement and purchase to pay systems

The Contract
This is an interim Procurement Manager role, running until the end of October 2021, with potential to become permanent at this stage. The day rate on offer for the role is £272

Referral Bonus
If this Procurement Manager role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them.
If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.

How to Apply
If you are interested in this Procurement Manager role, please send your CV lee . mc millan @ service care . org . uk or call me on (phone number removed) discuss the vacancy in more detail.
Also, if this Procurement Manager role doesn't interest you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as I cover all housing-related vacancies across the region
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