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Interim Procurement Manager £500 p/d

Interim Procurement Manager £500 p/d

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    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £400 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Jamie Mackinlay

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  • Published:

    5 days ago

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A major international airport has an urgent requirement for an interim Procurement Category Manager to join their function.

This is an Urgent interim requirement offering between £400 and £500 p/d inside IR 35 offering hybrid working between WFH and South West London.

This role will support the sourcing, procurement, contract assurance, implementation and post[1]contract management activities. This will involve working closely with business stakeholders to create and execute short and long-term procurement strategies for the relevant sub programmes which will best position to maximise value delivery, minimise risk and delivery the agreed benefits of the programme through cost saving, revenue generation or improved Airport operations.

This role will support the creation and delivery of overarching Infrastructure / Operation / Cyber & Technology programme procurement activities - pre-contract strategies, technology, construction

packages, consultancy and people engagement, logistics (including UK wide Logistics hubs), bulk

materials supply, operational goods and services etc. as well as delivery of sourcing strategies

which sit underneath each relevant delivery strategy.

In addition, this role will liaise with the Infrastructure / Operational / Cyber & Technology

Procurement teams to ensure appropriate sourcing strategies on common spend categories (e.g.

design/build/maintain/operate opportunities, refurbishment of facilities, asset maintenance &

service, IT & Telecoms).

There are also roles that are responsible for the delivery of contract assurance services including

the adoption of best practice principles in respect of the formation and administration of contracts

and monitoring of contract compliance within internal governance/audit frameworks.

Key Accountabilities:

1.Support the development and delivery of the procurement for business strategy

  1. Research and contribute to the development of new innovative strategies which will be

presented to relevant senior stakeholders, using creative commercial models, market leading

technology and trends that will drive competitive edge for the business.

  1. Support the development pipeline of the overall procurement portfolio of work..

  1. Support and influence the strategic sourcing activities for large value, complex spend areas

which align with the business and the broader business / market strategies.

  1. Constructively challenge business plans and strategy documents to ensure robustness of

approach that maximises commercial opportunity and mitigates risk for each relevant project

  1. Research and support the development of a robust contract management process to realise

maximum benefit from the sourcing activity while driving a behavioural safety agenda

  1. Work closely with the infrastructure / operational / cyber & technology procurement teams to

ensure appropriate collaboration and best practice sharing while ensuring synergy in operation

for cross collaboration on common categories

  1. Some roles will be responsible for contract assurance and support services including the

delivery of all centralised contract amendments which will require strong relationships with


  1. Collaborate and develop close relationships with the relevant business stakeholders managing

supplier performance with agreed governance. Proactively engage with the business areas to

help develop their business strategy through procurement insights and ensuring that

procurement strategy and planning process is aligned to overall objectives

  1. Engage as necessary with the role with the external market for procurement matters e.g. new

commercial models, market shifts, new product offerings, innovation and trends; bring back best

practices and lead initiatives to embed them within the operations.

  1. Support the delivery through compliance with relevant regulations for procurement but to also

encourage the sourcing staff to always adopt the most commercially sensible approach, whilst

remaining compliant.

  1. Support and maintain all necessary agreed processes for supplier management, claims

management, benefits and savings and continuous improvement targets whilst meeting all

contract, regulatory, risk-reward and exit strategy requirements

  1. Support the operational owners of contracts in their day-to-day accountabilities driving supplier


  1. Encourage innovation amongst the team to ensure that the focus is on adding value, not simply

adherence to process

  1. The job holder will be required to be flexible and undertake any other duties according to the

needs of the procurement function, including possible transfer between hubs and categories.

This is an urgent requirement so if it is of interest please apply ASAP.