United Kingdom | change country 

Supply Chain Jobs: A supply chain recruitment resource and the UK's best supply chain career opportunities

Headline Job
Procurement Category Manager - Devices - O2
Slough
Corporate Services & IT-Category Manager
Bradford-flexible for working from home

Featured Jobs
Supply Chain & Logistics Director - Fast Growing Ecommerce Company – London - £80K
London

Senior Procurement Manager National Audit Office
London

Head of Procurement - Hermes
Leeds
Procurement Advisor
West Midlands

Supplier Relationship Manager
West Midlands

Global e-Sourcing Business Analyst - Kraft Heinz
Zeist, Netherlands
European Senior Buyer Copack - Kraft Heinz
Zeist

European Senior Buyer – Indirect Procurement
Zeist

Project Managers - Midlands and North West
Midlands & North West

Featured Recruiters

IT Assistant Procurement Commercial Manager

Job Title

IT Assistant Procurement Commercial Manager

ReferenceJ10259_219372
Recruiter1st Executive
Industry SectorLocal & Central Government, Public Sector & Not For Profit
Salary£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Town/CityCroydon
LocationsBerkshire, Greater London, Hampshire, London, South East (Excl London), Surrey
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted31 May 2017

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now



Assistant Procurement Commercial Manager

1st Executive are partnering with a number of government departments to support an exciting programme of Procurement Transformation. This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role in the development and up-skilling of Government Procurement organisations keen to embed a more commercial approach to the Procurement of IT & Technology services.



Context:

The UK Government has recognised a lack of commercial procurement capability, and is investing significantly in a leading edge transformation programme to improve commercial performance. There have been reforms within individual departments, but there is also a cross-government drive to improve commercial Procurement capability.



The Client:

This role sits within a high profile government department, where the jobholder will play a key role as part of the Procurement leadership team. The jobholder will be expected to drive change and deliver best commercial outcomes across a broad range of IT & Technology Procurement projects.

Key to your success will be the ability to engage and influence a broad range of stakeholders, with the confidence to conduct robust/challenging conversations to ensure that business objectives are being met.



Remit:
  • Managing the full 360 Procurement lifecycle, with responsibility for the delivery of large complex procurement projects. This role will support a number of High profile programmes which is largely the replacements of multiple legacy systems.
  • Furthermore, the jobholder will also have responsibility for the post-contract performance management of complex contracts (existing and new) with Tier 1 suppliers
  • Delivering complex procurement projects in line with policy and with EU procurement legislation
  • Support/Guide/challenge senior stakeholders to achieve “best outcome” commercial procurement solutions
  • By developing a deep understanding of the supply market, the jobholder will produce procurement strategies collaboratively with commercial teams and the relevant business units to drive commercial success
  • Design and deliver commercial procurement strategies which encompass a detailed overview of requirements, solutions, risk, benefits and sustainability
  • Lead on negotiations of high value procurement and contracts across the breadth of the IT & Technology portfolio.



Knowledge and Experience:
  • You do not need to have a IT background as such, but certainly have Tech knowledge and the ability to pick up some of the complex programmes involving systems
  • Experience of leading the development, review, negotiation & execution of complex contracts
  • Strategic management of complex and high value contracts
  • Commercial experience gained within large complex organisations i.e. Matrix “type” structure
  • Proven resilience and a high level of political astuteness in managing senior stakeholders
  • Knowledge of EU procurement would be advantageous
  • Ideally demonstrates some experience gained in a Procurement Transformation environment
  • MCIPS or similar recognised qualifications would also be advantageous



The civil service is a good place to work delivering services that make a huge difference to people’s lives – Apply now to be a part of the change!



Salary £40,000 - £50,000 + Pension

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

Recruiter: 1st Executive
Tel: 0843 216 3030
Recruiter Profile
View all jobs
http://www.supplychainrecruit.com
Headline Job
Head of Procurement
London
Marketing Procurement - Sky
Osterley, West London

Candidate Login

Candidate Registration
Apply for Jobs and / or opt into our Candidate database

Daily Job Alerts
New Jobs direct to your inbox

  Job of the Week  
Procurement Manager
London

Latest Jobs
Demand Planner
Swindon

Senior Buyer
Bristol

Planner Expeditor
Wiltshire

Buyer
Lincoln

 
Home  |  Search Jobs  |  Find Leading Procurement & Supply Chain Recruiters  |  Blog  |  Client List  |  Contact  |  About Us   |  Jobs
Supply Chain Sitemap  |   Sitemap  |   Privacy Statement  |   Facebook  |   Twitter