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Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager

Reference: JUL20199597
Expiry date: 16:00, 05 August 2019
Location: Manchester
Salary: £40,555.00 - £45,646.00 Per Annum
Benefits: Free rail or Metrolink travel to/from work within Greater Manchester and free bus travel within Greater Manchester.

Are you a versatile, dynamic and enthusiastic procurement professional with experience in the construction industry? Are you currently sourcing construction related sub contracts and are looking to make a step up in your procurement reach? Are you seeking an opportunity to extend your influence and skills by playing a fundamental role in the successful realisation of a range of multi-million pound construction projects?

TfGM oversees transport in Greater Manchester, delivering and improving transport services, facilities and information to make travel easier for everyone. We deliver high-profile, large-scale transport projects, and it’s our experts who provide the information and analysis to shape transport strategy. This is a busy and exciting time for us: under the devolution agreement and with Greater Manchester at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse, transport will play a vital role in supporting growth and prosperity in the UK’s largest regional economy outside London.

We are seeking an experienced Procurement Manager to join our Capital Procurement team to lead (with appropriate support) on the sourcing of critically important transport infrastructure across Greater Manchester, influencing senior stakeholders, driving innovation into our projects and driving out costs for reinvestment in future projects.

In this role you will develop procurement strategies together with the planning, implementation and execution of subsequent procurements ranging from call off competitions under existing frameworks to running, and managing competitive tenders in accordance with current OJEU regulations.

You will have experience in competitive construction procurement for very significant sub-contract packages or whole construction or civil engineering projects with a commensurate level of contractual knowledge including NEC3.  You will ideally be MCIPS qualified or willing to study towards it and will be focussed on understanding market trends and understand how best to leverage opportunities that the market can bring to Transport for Greater Manchester.  You will be able to influence and communicate effectively to a range of audiences in order to sell your view of how the market should be approached in order to drive the optimum value for Transport for Greater Manchester.

The salary range for this role is £40,555- £45,646 per annum.  Salary on appointment within the salary range will be dependent upon your skills and experience.

In return, as well as a competitive salary, we also offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:

  • Free Rail or Metrolink travel to and from work within the Greater Manchester boundary
  • Free bus travel within Greater Manchester
  • 27 days holiday per annum
  • Access to the local government pension scheme

At TfGM we encourage candidates to discuss flexible working options at any stage of the recruitment process.

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation.  We are actively building a diverse workforce and want to create an inclusive environment as we recognise the importance of our workforce reflecting the communities we serve.

If you are seeking a Procurement role which will challenge and stretch you and allow you to contribute significantly to the development of Greater Manchester we would really like to hear from you! To apply please provide your CV incorporating a covering letter detailing how your experience matches our requirements, together with your current salary package.

We are also seeking individuals for an up to 12 month Fixed Term Contract. If you would be interested in being considered for this position please confirm this in your cover letter.

Job Type
Salary and benefits
£40,555.00 - £45,646.00 Per Annum. Free rail or Metrolink travel to/from work. Free bus travel.
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)|Experienced (4 years +)|Manager (Location / Team Leade
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