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Sourcing and Supplier Contracts Manager

Industry SectorHealthcare & Education, Public Sector & Not For Profit
Salary£29,799 to £36,613 per annum
LocationsHampshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted06 July 2018

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Sourcing and Supplier Contracts Manager, Contracts Manager

Hays Procurement have the pleasure of representing one of the world’s leading universities based in Southampton. They are consistently placed in the top 100 universities in the world. There are currently in excess of 24,000 students on campus in the UK. Using conventional business metrics, the University is a large enterprise with an annual turnover of over £500m and a staff establishment in excess of 5,000 FTE.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for x2 Sourcing and Supplier Contracts Managers

Role: x2 Sourcing and Supplier Contracts Managers
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Location: Southampton
Salary: £29,799- £36,613

As a sourcing and supplier contract manager you will play a vital role in ensuring contracts procured by the wider team are implemented successfully and managed robustly to deliver maximum value for money and benefit to the university, achieved through working with external suppliers and internal stakeholders across the organisation. As a souring and supplier contract manager, you will also be responsible for the management of a small-centralised team of buyers undertaking sourcing activity for requirements across the University.

The Higher Education sector is changing and so is the procurement service, they are looking to expand in order to ensure their procurement and contractual arrangements reflect the University strategy by embedding a category managed approach aligned with strong commercial contract and supplier management, delivering value for money through high quality arrangements. As a member of the team, you will need a high level of commercial acumen, experience of excellent contract management, a good knowledge of procurement process and the ability to build strong, productive relationships with a diverse stakeholder group – including academic and research staff, heads of the University’s professional services functions and key external suppliers and partners.

You should have previous experience of managing a variety of contractual arrangements across a number of spend categories, successful implementation of corporate contracts in a complex and diverse organisation ensuring compliance with internal & external regulations, proven track record of delivering savings & associated benefits.

In return the University can offer an excellent package for staff on the basis of recognition of knowledge, experience and performance.

In addition to a competitive salary the University offers a highly attractive Defined Benefits pension scheme with employee and employer contribution. The University also offers a generous holiday allowance of 30 days annual leave, plus 6 University closure days and 8 bank holidays.

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