The Procurement Manager – FM/Estates will lead on all aspects of procurement & contract management. Responsible for developing procurement strategy and compliance with legislative processes and reporting.
Our client is a multi-faceted Public Sector organisation, responsible for in excess of 2000 sites across the UK.
The responsibilities of the Procurement Manager – FM/Estates will be to:
Liaise with stakeholder commercial departments to ensure project procurement and delivery are compliant and compatible.
Ensure compliance with our stakeholder’s commercial strategies and ensure a fit-for-purpose supply chain conforming to appropriate procurement standards.
Ensure that the specification, tender documentation and evaluation process are compliant and have been appropriately assured.
Ensure that the tender process takes account of commercial best practice and work with suppliers and stakeholders to identify the impact, cost and value within the projects.
Deliver an effective and appropriate contract management and supplier performance management process.
Identify and review commercial risk and provide mitigation as necessary.
Work closely with regional, senior stakeholders to provide commercial advice and support.
Assist Heads of Estate and Finance Officers to deliver the optimum procurement solutions, which meet the customer requirements and demonstrate value for money.
Provide assurance that methods and processes for Managing Public Money are clearly adhered to through compliance and best practice.
Commercial Approval. Commercial assurance, scrutiny and approval will be embedded and aligned with those for finance and technical approvals.
Audit. There will be a 5-10% self-assurance requirement plus periodic peer reviews to further assure that commercial best practice is in place.
Person specification for the Procurement Manager – FM/Estates is as follows:
Good broad professional knowledge of commercial principle and practice.
Proven ability to negotiate, prepare and issue sound business contracts.
Excellent communication and influencing skills to meet the needs of a diverse local and remote user group.
Able to work collaboratively and effectively as a member of a cross functional team.
Able to work effectively in a singleton post, using their own initiative.
Ability to work in a fast-paced multi-functional environment.
Excellent attention to detail. Flexible and responsive to tasking and direction, with a high level of commitment to succeed. Able to take full ownership of tasks/adopts proactive approach.
Level 6 CIPS qualified (MCIPS)
Knowledge of Government or Public sector Commercial Procurement.
Experience of supporting regional delivery programmes.
£40,000 + excellent benefits
Salary: £39000 – £40000/annum
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
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