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Procurement Manager

Employer
Reed
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
1 Jun 2022

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Procurement & Contacts manager

South London

£45000 -£50000

Full time 37.5 HRS

We are seeking to recruit a Procurement and Contracts Manager who has strong negotiation skills; is able to think strategically and effectively assess and manage risk. The Procurement and Contracts Manager will work as part of the Commercial Team and will use their experience to oversee all procurement and contract management

Reporting to the Head of Procurement The role will be based in our head office . We are interested to hear from qualified professionals that have gained experience ideally in Education or a similar industry.

Main Duties• Develop and implement the procurement strategy for the Federation, analysing and interpreting spend data and information from academies in line with the Federation's vision and values• Ensure that the Federation has appropriate procurement policies and procedures in place to ensure compliance with current Public Contracts Regulations • Maintain an accurate and up to date register of all live contracts • Provide oversight and guidance to support effective management of contracts and take responsibility for the management of key Federation or regional level contracts, such as catering (including regular quality assurance meetings)• Manage procurement processes and lead procurement related projects in order to deliver compliant and effective outcomes • To lead on tenders and EU procurement, where applicable, to ensure adherence to procurement legislation• Provide system and procedural training to key Federation and academy based staff to promote good practice and reduce risk • Provide guidance and support to colleagues who undertake low level procurement activities to ensure compliance with procedures and legislative requirements, ensuring value for money

Qualifications & Experience• A degree and/or professional qualification relevant to the post and/or equivalent learning through professional experience• Member, or working towards membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS)• A minimum of three years' experience of leading and managing a range of compliant procurement activities, including drafting tender and contract documentation to effectively manage commercial risk• Experience of undertaking analysis of spend, markets, supplier trends and capabilities• Experience of supplier due diligence and auditing to ensure suppliers meet the high ethical standards i• Experience managing contracts across a range of goods, works and services to ensure value for money during the life of the contract.• Experience of providing advice and support to colleagues at all levels on good practice in contracting and purchasing.

Rewards & Benefits

In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.Our head office staff also benefit from flexible working on a core hours basis, offering the opportunity to choose the working hours that suit you.Safeguarding Notice All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. Before applying, please review our Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.
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