Procurement Manager

SF Group
£400 - 500 per day
29 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
A Procurement Manager is required to lead and operationally manage a large team of procurement professionals and evaluators to deliver a significant and time critical public sector procurement exercise. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring the exercise's adherence to Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and the client's documented end-to-end procurement process. The candidate will need, in equal measure, significant management, leadership, communication and influencing skills. The candidate must: Be MCIPS qualified Have at least 5 years' experience in a procurement role that has involved managing a large team and leading significant projects to successful outcomes Have experience of public sector procurement Have current knowledge of Public Contracts Regulations 2015 Experience in leading and managing a team Priority will be given to candidates that: Have experience of working with e-procurement tools The Procurement Manager will be expected to: Provide authoritative and detailed procurement advice Ensure the procurement team are clear about their goals through providing detailed advice and information, including line management of some team members Exemplify positive customer service behaviours and promote a culture focused on ensuring that internal and external customer needs are met Make clear, pragmatic and manageable plans for service delivery using programme and project management disciplines Ensure the service provided adheres to legal, regulatory and security requirements Get the best out of people by giving enthusiastic, clear and encouraging messages about priorities, objectives and expectations, clarifying business priorities, roles and responsibilities and securing individual and team ownership Maintain effective communication with, and reporting to, the client's senior business owners Ensure that robust records are kept of each procurement project and that the appropriate audit trails are in place Please do not apply if you do not match the requirements. This job was originally posted as

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