Langley Search & Interim

Procurement Strategy & Systems Manager

Location
West Midlands
Salary
Up to £46k plus excellent benefits
Posted
02 Mar 2021
Closes
02 Apr 2021
Ref
7689/CL
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Our client is a public sector body that is undergoing a procurement & commercial transformation.  Based in the West Midlands the organisation is investing in its procurement team, bringing about change and improvement.  As part of this change we are working with them to recruit a Procurement Process & Systems Manager who has two direct reports.  

You will be responsible for developing the organisation's procurement strategy and procurement policies, overseeing procurement systems, producing procurement analytics and monitoring KPIs and producing dashboards on performance.  You will be the 'point person' on governance/compliance vis a vis public sector regulations. You will build strong relationships with key stakeholders internally and externally and will be a key member of the Procurement Management Team and report to the Head of Procurement. 

Ideally you will have the following:

  • Experience of working in the Public Sector managing complex procurement projects
  • The ability to lead, develop and coach a small team
  • Be CIPS qualified or equivalent - of graduate calibre
  • Be a strategic thinker - can set goals and manage progress to achieve timelines
  • Excellent project management skills - highly numerate and articulate
  • Have the ability to build long and lasting relationships with key stakeholders
  • Have the knowledge of public sector regulations, or be able to acquire this knowledge

For further information please email your CV and current package/day rate to Christina.Langley@langleysearch.com quoting 7689/CL.

Langley Search & Interim supplies  procurement  managers in  West Midlands & UK wide.  Langley Search & Interim supplies a unique blend of interim and permanent recruitment solutions for jobs in procurement, supply chain, operational excellence and transformation roles across the UK, Europe and internationally.  We work with blue chips, privately owned businesses, the public sector and start-ups across the Consumer, Industrial & Manufacturing, Public Sector, Technology and Professional Services Sectors. As the leading niche recruitment partner in procurement, supply chain, operational excellence and transformation jobs Langley Search & Interim also provides valued career advice and support to candidates.

Key skills and areas: procurement, procurement systems, procurement processes,  Contract negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder management, purchasing

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive for posted roles, unfortunately we are unable to respond to each applicant.  If we have not been in contact within a week, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. We thank you for your continued interest in working with Langley Search & Interim.

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