Procurement Manager

  • Location

    Watford

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40322.00 - £42792 per annum + excellent pension and benefits

  • Contact:

    Jasmine Morton

  • Contact email:

    j.morton@panoramicassociates.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH64945_1630062534

  • Consultant:

    Jasmine Morton

I have an exciting opportunity to work with a university as a Procurement Manager on a permanent, full-time basis, hybrid working (3 days in office, 2 days from home). The role is just outside of North London. Salary starts at just over £40k, and is negotiable for the right candidate.

Duties include:

  • Line managing a small team.
  • Seeing procurement projects through from start to finish (including tech specs, pre-market engagement, tendering, documentation, analysis, awarding, contract management).
  • Must have public sector experience.
  • Must be MCIPS qualified.

Benefits include an excellent public sector pension, on-site nursery, local discounts, cycle to work scheme and more!

Role:

Purpose

To pursue procurement excellence and value for money through the implementation of professional, efficient and effective procurement practices to allow the University to build on its professional reputation to its numerous stakeholders both internally and externally.

To develop and lead on any defined portfolio of sourcing categories and projects throughout the tender process and subsequent contract management for contracts managed by the procurement team.

To ensure any tendering and contract award process is carried out in accordance with the University Policies and Regulations (UPR's) and the Public Contracts Regulations (PCRs).

Main Responsibilities

  1. Pursue procurement excellence and value for money through the implementation of professional, efficient and effective procurement processes to achieve the strategic goals.
  1. Define, develop and lead a defined portfolio of sourcing categories as determined by the Head of Procurement. The category scope or projects may be subject to change overtime due to the diverse nature of fulfilling their needs.
  1. Undertake the full tender and due diligence process including appraisals for potential suppliers, commercial evaluation, negotiation for high value, contentious or strategic contract award, risk register recording, business continuity management, contract creation with service deliverables.
  1. Manage and monitor all contracts that the post holder is responsible for including accurate information presented within the electronic contract management system, management information analysed, key performance indicators assessed, and service level agreement adherence.
  1. Full engagement to procurement strategies, continuous improvement and Responsible Procurement.
  1. Build effective collaborative relationships with stakeholders to promote a responsive, agile and professional department.

If you are interested, please respond to this ad and Jasmine Morton will get back to you!