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Procurement Manager Indirects £42k

Procurement Manager Indirects £42k

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    £38000 - £42000 per annum

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    Jamie Mackinlay

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    23 days ago

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Role: Procurement Manager - Indirects

Location: Cambridge or Chelmsford - 1-2 days on site

Salary: £38,000 - £42,000

Contract Length: 6-12-month FTC

Job Purpose: To work closely with all Faculties, Professional Services across campuses with a focus on Estates and Facilities Management, to provide appropriate guidance to enable successful procurement, analysing procurement needs, preparing procurement plans, establishing stakeholder service standards, benchmarking, monitoring supplier performance, tendering and contract review.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Work within a small team to provide customer-focussed professional procurement service to our stakeholders.
  • Communicate and achieve customer buy-in to our procurement strategy.
  • Advise and provide guidance on complex procurement matters in accordance with our established procedures and regulations.
  • Create tender and other procurement specifications including Frameworks.
  • Lead and/or facilitate cross functional teams in targeted reviews to improve procurement practices.
  • Develop mechanisms to monitor and improve the performance of suppliers.
  • Evaluate supplier responses, arrange supplier presentations and related administration in conjunction with the Head and Deputy Head of Procurement.
  • Responsible for writing and ensuring Terms and Conditions are completed and signed after Procurement exercises have been completed.
  • Monitor performance of existing contracts by arranging contract reviews and reviewing Key Performance Indicators.
  • Analyse procurement needs by considering management data on spend information obtained from our finance system Business World and via Qlik model.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Previous experience of Procurement regulations and of a Procurement environment
  • Managing tendering procedures, including Public Sector requirements
  • Creation of tender and other procurement specifications
  • Implementing purchase contracts
  • Experience in Procurement
  • Working with a customer focussed emphasis