Procurement Manager

  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Project Procurement
  • Location
    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary
    40000 £ - 50000 £ / Year
  • External Reference

Badenoch & Clark are currently working with a fantastic organisation who are looking to bring a Procurement Manager into the team.As the Procurement Manager, you will be the professional lead for the organisation on all procurement and contract management matters, supporting and advising colleagues through each stage of a contract's life cycle. You will take personal charge of complex and significant tender procedures, and will take a lead role in negotiations with preferred suppliers, working closely with service managers and legal staff to ensure that contracts provide good value for money to the organisation.

*Purchasing experience in a technology-driven organisation.
*Advanced knowledge of policies, procedures, applicable law and good practice relevant to procurement and contract management.
*An understanding of the benefits delivered through procurement planning processes.
*Ability to work on your own initiative and under pressure with minimum supervision, to manage your own workload and achieve important deadlines, and to effectively deal with a wide range of concurrent projects.
*Substantial experience of managing contracts, tenders and procurement exercises and experience of participation in contract negotiations.
*Ability to collaborate effectively with internal stakeholders and external partners, including strong interpersonal and team working skills and the ability to communicate assertively and persuasively when required, whilst maintaining good working relationships.
*Experience of writing and presenting reports on procurement activity to management team, audit committee and similar meetings
*Experience of delivering training to colleagues who are not procurement experts.
*Strong negotiation and influencing skills.
*Ability to solve problems and provide solutions.
*Strong literacy, numeracy and commercial acumen.

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