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Senior Procurement Manager

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  • * Senior Procurement Manager - 5 month contract – up to £500 UMB (IR35 in Scope)–Public Sector- Croydon**

Our client is leading public sector organisation based in Croydon who are looking for a senior Procurement Manager to join there busy team

If you are interested in this role please send your CV urgently, there is a deadline on this role so respond early to avoid missing out. Unfortunately due to the large number of applicants individual feedback cannot always be given.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead and manage part of the Procurement & Commercial Team, ensuring compliance with clients commercial obligations and in accordance with its objectives; plan and prioritise commercial activity within the Team, providing and completing appropriate Management Information to support the commercial agenda;
Engage with suppliers in the marketplace, across a variety of stages within the
procurement process(including pre-market engagement, pre and post contract award) to ensure a competitive landscape and supply chain for Digital, Data and Technology services;
Identify and understand business needs and their priority by working with senior internal stakeholders. Understand the Digital, Data and Technology market place, providing advice and challenge in the development of an overarching sourcing strategy;
Work with teams to develop specifications, evaluation criteria, terms and conditions as part of the bidders pack. Manage the procurement process, ensuring that responses to clarification questions are responded to in a timely manner, that evaluators are confident in the process and have a clear understanding of the evaluation criteria;
Follow HMLR commercial practices and processes, and ensure commercial risk controls are in place; make informed commercial decisions and recommendations, understanding the impact of these upon the business as a whole.
Communicate openly and effectively with stakeholders of all levels from across the business, translating complex commercial decisions into relatable concepts to promote understanding of wider business needs and securing buy-in
Engage with key stakeholders across client to provide professional commercial advice and ensure that effective and efficient commercial activity delivers the best value deliver commercial engagements in a manner which engenders a good understanding of commercial responsibility and gives an enhanced customer service.

Experience required for this role:

Hold or be working towards a full professional qualification in procurement & supply at MCIPS (Professional Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) or equivalent.
Strong customer focus with the ability to make robust decisions as and when required
Experience of procuring Digital, Data and Technology related products and/or services
Experience of ICT supplier / contract management – negotiation and service escalation / resolution
Experience of reviewing supplier performance and managing supplier relationships
Ability to lead a Team to drive performance and engagement
Strong communicator with effective presentation and written communication skills
Must be able to introduce or adapt to change in line with emerging business drivers
Excellent planning and organising skills
Ability to prioritise workload
Proficient in MS Excel

All candidates for this role will be subject to standard checks should you be selected for interview

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted. Ref.817059

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

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Immediate start
5 Months
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