Procurement Contracts Manager
£41,633 - £52,205 + Benefits
Closing date 10th May 2020
We are looking for experienced Public Sector Procurement Contract Managers to lead teams to complete numerous, complex multi-million-pound contracts through OJEU frameworks to contract launch. This role would be responsible for leading all aspects of procurement contract management for Rehabilitation, Disabled Services, Women's Health and Associated Consumables or Sterile Intervention Equipment and Associated Consumables.
This NHS partner delivers effective procurement initiatives to source and supply surgical medical equipment and consumables to NHS organisations nationally and engages with procurement and clinical NHS staff on a daily basis to deliver procurement excellence across the country. They are very proud to be part of the NHS Supply Chain family and the savings they help generate directly benefit the patients using the NHS on a daily basis.
It is important that in this role your focus is to ensure that the NHS can access the products it needs at the right time and at the right price - with everything robustly clinically tested so that quality is never compromised.
About the role:
The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting contract development and ensuring performance delivery whilst driving value for money across multiple contracts. This includes ensuring compliant routes to market and working alongside category and clinical colleagues both internally and externally.
Within this role there is a responsibility to report to the National Category Manager and ensure the successful delivery of category frameworks and contracts, innovative offerings, and thinking outside the box to develop strategies to exceed the organisations savings targets and drive their growth in transacted sales.
* Managing complex multi-million-pound bids on behalf of the organisation, advising on risk and ensuring the organisation adheres to contracting regulations & responsibilities
*Ensure a partnership approach with key customers in the NHS Supply Chain such as SCCL and the NHS Trust customers, building and managing excellent relationships with suppliers to maximise savings and leverage
*Lead, manage and inspire a small but talented procurement contract team with responsibility for areas such as recruitment, health and safety and team well-being.
*Support the National Category Manager both strategically and operationally contributing to the development of category and sourcing strategies and leading all contracting activities, providing commercial insight and legal expertise
*Produce robust tendering documentation, templates, reports and supporting information
*Work collaboratively with colleagues, and other key functional interfaces at Supply Chain Coordination to ensure the organisation becomes an integral and trusted Category Service Provider
*Undertake contract spend management across all contracts under management to ensure they do not exceed permitted contract values and to monitor compliance
*Track and manage contract extensions, contract variations and contract renewals and ensure all such negotiations / discussions are conducted professionally at all times
*Develop plans to manage all contract and ensure that targeted efficiencies are realised
*Develop and maintain an accurate contracts database
*Maintain strategic sourcing across the board:
*Lead on ensuring that the procurement process is compliant with all statutory requirements and well as relevant local policies, standards and procedures.
The experience you need:
Ideal applicants will have at least 5 years' experience of procurement, development, monitoring and management of contracts with significant financial value £m at a senior level in a supply chain environment within the public sector or within a framework engaging with clinical professionals.
An expert knowledge of PCR 15 / OJEU tendering from initiation of PID through to contract award is required within this position and ideally applicants will have experience in public sector procurement, particularly from NHS or a complex multi-layered organisation in a procurement hub.
This role requires an ability to demonstrate significant experience of achieving targets whilst delivering and working to deadlines.
Professionals within this role will require exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills and the ability to maintain an extensive network of contacts
Have highly developed numerical and analytical skills with strong Excel knowledge and have expert use of eProcurement software such as Proactis/Bravo/Due North etc.
What the organisation is going to offer:
Salary: £41,633 - £52,205
Business car lease scheme (for roles with travel over 4000 business miles per year)
Workplace pension contributions
25 days holiday entitlement & opportunity to purchase 5 more days & 8 days bank holidays
If you would like to hear more about this position, please email Hannah.email@example.com
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