Job | Sourcing Manager | Badenoch + Clark
Posted 30 April 2020
Location
Blackburn
Salary
£50,000 - £51,000
Contract Type
Permanent
Category
Procurement & Supply Chain

Sourcing Manager

Procurement Services

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £50,000 (Including market supplement)

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week

Based: Lancashire

Closing Date: Sunday 3rd May 2020

Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBC

Job details

Our client is a one of the UK's largest universities with a student and staff community approaching 38,000. The main campus is based in Lancashire, with others located in East Lancashire and West Cumbria. This organisation is a global institution, with staff representing over 200 countries across the world as they lead the way in modern learning.

The University have recently undergone a review of its Procurement capabilities and operating model, and has subsequently put forward an exciting 3 year transformation programme. As part of this transformation, we are recruiting Sourcing Managers (Construction & Facilities Management / IT / Professional Services & Academia) to support and deliver Category Plans which underpin the sourcing strategies of the University. Each Sourcing Manager will primarily focus on one category area and will deliver value by establishing strong relationships and proactively engaging with relevant stakeholders.

Reporting into the Procurement Director and playing a key role in the ambitious procurement function change programme, your responsibilities will include:

*Owning your category vision by developing and delivering Category Plans

*Highlighting risks and issues and recording progress through periodic reporting.

*Identifying and promoting value added services and best practice across the University, delivering budget efficiencies and maximising use of University's funds

*Procure and negotiate contractual agreements with an interest in recommending and promoting innovation.

To be successful, you will ideally be;

*MCIPs qualified with a proven track record in managing change and in delivering multiple high value/risk procurement projects using Project Management techniques

*Experienced in Public Sector Procurement

* Results-orientated and resilient, with high standards and a commitment to excellence

*You must have excellent communication and influencing skills to enable you to build sustainable and productive relationships with stakeholders

*A can-do attitude to ensure you proactively support the ambitious aims of the new procurement function

If this position is of interest to you and you would like to discuss the role further, please call Hannah Quinn, Executive Recruitment Consultant for Public Sector Procurement on 07933390472 or email hannah.quinn@badenochandclark.com for further information.

Badenoch + Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch + Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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