£450 - £500 per day
about 2 months ago
Procurement Manager: £450 - £500 per day (Umbrella), London
For a global education company, we're recruiting a Procurement Manager to lead the development, implementation of, and roll-out of new procurement procedures focusing on a professional and consistent commercial approach for the management of 3rd party suppliers. Reporting to the Director of Finance, The Procurement Manager will play a key role in delivering service excellence and commercial value, particularly around IT contracts and ensuring a new and robust global procurement framework is adhered to internally. Initially for 6 months, this role could be extended.
- Support the development of a Group strategic sourcing process whilst developing the overarching procurement strategy
- Drive positive change through the implementation of procurement best-practice processes and governance to UK and Regional offices
- Drive commercial value from business cases, and sourcing exercises to reduce costs, increase revenue generation and operational efficiencies
- Negotiate and sign-off supplier contracts, partnering with Legal and SMT
- Define and implement sourcing strategies for IT (Capex and Opex) related projects
- Develop RFx and technical specifications with stakeholders in the UK and regionally.
- MCIPS (preferred) with proven experience of end-to-end procurement lifecycles
- Proven experience of procurement framework development
- Proven experience of procurement policy and procedures implementation
- Strong experience of supporting cross functional project teams and excellent relationship building skills
- Strong knowledge of contract law
- Strong procurement / savings / financial reporting development experience
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