Senior Purchasing and Contracts Manager

38000.00 - 41000.00 GBP Annual
12 Jul 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Purchasing and Contracts Manager - GBP38K - GBP41K

My client in Bristol is looking for a highly experienced senior purchasing professional to join their well-established procurement team. The chosen candidate will be highly versed with OJEU procurement processes and have experience procuring across various categories, experience of large software procurement projects will be a distinct advantage. Reporting directly into the Head of Procurement you will be responsible for two members of the team and the ideal candidate will be MCIPS qualified.

Duties and responsibilities
  • To lead the service area ensuring clarity of accountability of all teams through performance management processes.
  • To plan and organise the work of the service area ensuring efficient and effective achievement of objectives and timescales.
  • To ensure teams have correct resource levels and skills to deliver service
  • To contribute to organisational wide projects using specialist knowledge and/or lead medium and long term projects within own service.
  • To develop Procurement policies and procedures in line with service and company strategy and plans and ensure stakeholder engagement and effective implementation of new policies and procedures.
  • To contribute to service strategy using specialist knowledge and resource planning knowledge to influence future service strategy and plans.
  • To prepare reports, prepare and deliver briefings, presentations and training as required.
  • To represent the service in appropriate decision making and governance fora.
  • To support teams in the provision of advice and guidance to customers through the provision of leadership, training, development and coaching.
  • To deputise for the Head of Procurement and/or the Purchasing and AP Customer Services Manager as required.
Person specification
  • Degree qualification, a higher degree or formal professional qualification.
  • Appropriate membership of CIPS - MCIPS
  • Evidence of CPD.
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