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Interim Procurement & Contract Manager - Hertfordshire

Interim Procurement & Contract Manager - Hertfordshire

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    Hertfordshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £500 - £750 per day

  • Contact:

    Ricky Kelly

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months+

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Interim Procurement & Contracts Manager required to join a leading chemicals and sustainable technology organisation in Hertfordshire on an initial 6 month contract paying between £500 - £750 per day.

You will be responsible for the development and implementation of the Programme procurement / contracting strategy, ensuring this is delivered appropriately to the project management teams. Responsible for the definition, implementation and review of best practice processes and performance; managing stakeholders to agree objectives and schedules.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Ownership of all Procurement input into related Capex projects, consistent with agreed scope
  • Establish/ optimise contract strategy for each project in the investment programme
  • Create procurement and contracts plans, engaging with Project Managers and other stakeholders to ensure this is mapped out in full, robust and up to date
  • Ensure the procurement activity for all packages are conducted in a competitively bid and transparent manner; in accordance with project delivery requirements
  • Lead procurement of critical & high value packages in a timely manner, negotiating cost savings and mitigating supply risk on the project
  • Lead the procurement team - coaching, directing and performance managing to deliver best practice project procurement activities
  • Monitor performance of suppliers and support Project Managers mitigate project risk
  • Act as point of contact for escalated issues and disputes with contractors

You must be able to demonstrate:

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience within a Procurement / Contracts management role
  • Experience project management gained within the construction industry (Desirable)
  • Experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment, preferably automotive or chemical process industry
  • Experienced in leading and managing a team
  • Knowledge of quality standards, tools and processes
  • Understanding of IChemE & FIDIC type contract templates (Desirable)

Rate: £500 - £750 p/d

Duration: 6 months+

Location: Hertfordshire

If you are interested in this opportunity and can demonstrate the above key competencies then please contact me directly on 01483 213 302 or