Procurement Manager required by a leading educational institute based in West London.
As the Procurement Manager, you'll be the architect of the whole life contract management, ensuring the seamless delivery of services and top-notch quality from the most suitable suppliers. Picture yourself leading the charge in compliance with EU directives and public sector best practices, all while advising and assisting internal stakeholders to maximize benefits from contracts.
This is a full time permanent role, salary circa £55,000 to £57,000 per annum plus excellent benefits – this role will be based in west London – 5 days working in the office during probationary period but possibility of hybrid thereafter (i.e. 1 day working from home). Interviews asap
Key areas of responsibility:
- Lead tender management using e-tendering software to maximize the use of contracts, ensure contract compliance, and resolve issues in consultation with users. Plan and organize contract renewals, allowing adequate time for re-tendering. Guide internal department managers on monitoring and managing supplier cost, service, and quality performance, including setting, and monitoring key performance indicators for key contracts. Benchmark prices and service level agreements and promote Consortia and CCS agreements. Develop category strategies and plans. Assist in preparing the commercial and legal elements of tender documentation. Manage the overall tender process for specific projects. Ensure compliance with financial regulations, procurement strategies, and maintain financial probity in all dealings with suppliers. Facilitate, coordinate, and service the Value for Money Group and compile the yearly VFM report. Assist in progressing and further developing Procurement Strategies. Demonstrate commitment to promoting equality and diversity.
- MCIPS Qualified: Your expertise speaks volumes, and your MCIPS qualification is the proof. Public Sector Savvy: Bring your wealth of experience in public sector procurement to the table, showcasing your prowess. End-to-End Excellence: A track record of end-to-end procurement tendering experience and successful contract management. Your ability to work seamlessly in cross-functional teams sets you apart, ensuring success in every project. Demonstrate your ability to shine independently, bringing your unique skills to elevate our procurement strategies. Comprehensive Procurement Know-How: Dive deep into the world of procurement with your extensive knowledge and become the driving force behind our strategic sourcing success. Stay Ahead of the Game: We need someone with their finger on the pulse of the latest procurement directives. Your up-to-date knowledge will be the secret sauce to keeping us steps ahead in the procurement game. Masterful Communication: Transform the way we collaborate! Your stellar written and verbal communication skills will be the glue that binds our procurement processes, ensuring seamless coordination and understanding. Efficient time management skills: being able to juggle multiple tasks with finesse, increasing efficiency for not only you but the whole business. Tech-Savvy Trailblazer: Navigate the digital landscape with finesse! Your excellent IT skills will empower you to streamline processes, optimize efficiency, and drive innovation in our procurement practices.