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Procurement Manager

Morson Talent
Closing date
20 Oct 2021

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Salary Band
Annual, £50,000 - £59,999
Contract Type
Full Time
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Title: Procurement and Supply Chain Manager

Location: London / Hybrid working

Salary: £55-60k + benefits

We are currently supporting an electricity settlements business recruit a Procurement and Supply Chain Manager, to take on a lead role in delivering strategic and operational activity across the procurement function. This role would suit candidates with a public sector background and clear understanding of the full procurement cycle and strong contract management knowledge.

Key responsibilities

Assist the Head of Finance & Procurement to review and implement the Procurement Strategy covering a complete procurement cycle, aligned to the company's strategic objectives.
Act as a procurement specialist/advisor across the organisation having knowledge of procurement principles and controls e.g. appropriate procurement routes or approval limits.
Set up appropriate systems and procedures to ensure effective end- to-end supply chain disciplines exist pre and post contract award, and provide regular training to all staff relating to all aspects of procurement
Ensure all procurement documents are properly signed/ approved and recorded, while complying with data protection obligation.
Support the business with negotiation of contracts to ensure the best contractual/ commercial levers are being used to obtain the most favourable outcome.
Actively manage, communicate commercial risks and undertake audit actions.
Assist with the monitoring of the benefits (cashable and non-cashable) and status of procurement projects, for example, spend and trend analysis, cost-benefit analysis saving profile; assist with supplier reviews or in developing reports for other colleagues.
Ensure all procurement systems and databases are managed, maintained and information cleansed, and provide accurate data and reports when required.
Perform monthly management reporting regarding contracts status (live, close to renewal etc.), contracts spend, and benefit realisation.
Skills/Experience/ Knowledge Required for the Role:

Qualified to degree level in relevant discipline OR Professional qualification in discipline advantageous (e.g., CIPS).
Extensive experience of working in public sector organisations and knowledge of public and EU/FTS (Find a Tender System) procurement regulations.
Solid experience of running end-to-end procurement projects and managing post-award contracts and suppliers.
Extensive knowledge of contractual terms and conditions, contract law and latest thinking in procurement and government initiatives.
Experience and knowledge of procurement e-tendering portal and contract management systems.
Experience in contract negotiation and generate cost savings across multiple categories of spend.
Experience in implementing and monitoring the compliance with Managing Public Money guidance.
For further information please contact Jack Dawkins on / 01617-.071-.516
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