A Procurement & Contracts Manager is required for our Tadworth based client.
Working with the senior leadership team you will responsible for the development and implementation of an effective procurement strategy, roles, processes and legislative compliance. Your key reponsibilities will include:
* Take overall responsibility for procurement and contracts, ensuring the delivery of an effective and flexible service and ensuring effective implementation of the organisation's procurement and contracts strategy · * Review all suppliers and contracts and the associated spend · * Ensure a structured approach to procurement and contracts is implemented across a wide range of goods and services, to maximise value for money and quality · * Provide professional advice and champion the benefits to all staff on procurement and contracts strategy, thinking, practices and behaviours, and ensure all recognise the importance of efficient and effective procurement · * Embed a procurement and contracts strategy, objectives and programmes into the longer term strategic financial plans for the business · * Establish and deliver challenging cost management targets and performance indicators to demonstrate value for money from the strategic procurement services and contracts, while providing quality goods and service. * Ensure all procured services and contracts comply with statutory requirements · Specify the needs of internal customers by working cross-functionally to determine technical specifications and offer a range of solutions, and constructively challenge internal stakeholder demands, needs and wants · * Agree sourcing plans and implement timely procurement to meet organisation requirements · Source appropriate suppliers, assess competencies, invite and evaluate supplier tenders, and seek technical evaluation from internal stakeholders · * Undertake supplier risk analysis, credit and insurance policy checks, agree service levels and standard terms and conditions of contract · * Keep abreast of changes in procurement and contracts best practice and legislative compliance · * Support negotiations, performance and contract management, where contracts are significant ·
This role would suit a procurement professional with a mix of public/charity and private sector experience. Its a great chance to build and shape a procurement function.