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Senior Procurement Manager

Posted 6 December 2017 by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Ended

Procurement Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join this acclaimed, award-winning and market-leading consultancy practice on a permanent basis. This organisation is a values-led company and their culture and ethos are at the heart of everything they do. Their people have the autonomy and support to put their ideas into practice and make a real difference. Working in partnership with a range of Public Sector client organisations across the UK, they are instrumental in driving change and adding tangible benefits to their clients.

The key purpose of this exciting role is to take ownership of the delivery of a range of projects and programmes across their full lifecycle and to ensure exceptional results are delivered for the long-term. With significant scope for home-working, the initial focus of this role will be to work with clients across the Essex region. In order to succeed in this challenging role, the successful candidate will need the technical expertise and relationship building skills required to deliver value from procurement interventions. This role will involve agreeing customer work plan priorities, ascertaining routes to market for each project, delivering the procurement activities and taking a lead role in engaging with a wide range of stakeholders. A high level of commercial acumen is essential to ensure value for money and that service improvements are measured.

A background in public sector procurement is essential with strong working knowledge of OJEU a pre-requisite. You will possess a demonstrable working knowledge of category management and strategic sourcing, the proven ability to develop business cases and be able to offer expertise across tendering, negotiation and contracting. Outstanding stakeholder management and relationship building skills are essential coupled with high levels of credibility and drive. With an autonomous remit, a varied client base and significant long-term career development prospects, this represents an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious procurement professional ready for their next challenge.

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