Procurement and Contracts Manager

Posted 10 April by Kelly Services Easy Apply
Job Title: Contracts Manager
Salary: £43,155 per annum
Duration: Permanent
Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Location: Worcester, UK
Travel Requirements: Regular/Overnight

Your new company
Kelly Services are recruiting on behalf of one of the UK's leading providers of housing, commercial services and care. The job will sit within Care, which provides older people with high quality nursing and residential care.

Your new job
As the successful contracts manager you will effectively manage the suppliers of goods and services for the company minimising risk and maximising value for money (Vfm). You will implement and track the use of contracts across the business paying particular attention on supplier, contract and demand management to ensure the business understands and knows its suppliers and implements cost saving initiatives. As the contracts manager you will lead the development, implementation and delivery of the procurement strategy through supplier management activity, the re-negotiation of existing contracts, contribute to the business development with emphasis on new builds and acquisitions. Additionally, the contracts manager will identify procurement opportunities and ensure these are evaluated and progressed including creating specifications and drafting business cases for submission to senior management, sourcing
and negotiating with suppliers for below threshold contracts/purchases and also to assist the company's procurement team on major tenders.

Skills you should have to succeed
The successful contracts manager will have significant experience in financial management of contracts and services and proven experience in managing projects and process improvement. As the contracts manager, you are expected to have working knowledge of operations, supply, purchasing and business management and knowledge of European Procurement legislation and current practice.

What this opportunity will do for you
Our client offers a competitive salary, full training and development opportunities.

Interested?
Click 'Apply Now' or for more information please call Mercedes to . If this position is not for you but you are looking for a new position then please get in touch with me so we can discuss career options together.

"Kelly Services are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. 

Kelly Services and are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this job.'

Reference: 34864659

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