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Senior Procurement Manager

SENIOR PROCUREMENT MANAGER - CONTRACT - URGENT - LONDON - UP TO £600 DAILY RATE DOE - INSIDE IR35


J&C Associates has partnered with one of the UK's leading universities in their search for a Senior Procurement Manager for the ICT Division.


THE ROLE requires, among other duties:


- Lead the ICT Procurement Team in effectively and efficiently supporting the ISD function and other critical UCL stakeholder groups in their ICT procurement needs


- Ensure that there is an appropriate procurement plan in place for the ICT portfolio, which demonstrates value for money and supports the delivery of the wider ISD strategy


-Deliver ICT procurement savings identified in TOPS


-Work closely with the ISD organization to review the current business processes between the two functions and look to jointly introduce new ways of working that are effective and efficient


-Support the Director of Procurement in the transformation of the wider Procurement function into a high-performing, value-adding, proactive, highly-trusted business partner


PERSON SPECIFICATION, among others:


- Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or other appropriate professional body (or working towards).


- Track record of management and procurement of a wide range of goods and services in a large and diverse organisation.

Experience in either/or all of the following product ranges would be considered beneficial: Information Technology Supplies, Service contracts, Office Supplies, Estates, Laboratories, Engineering and Travel.


- Strong negotiation skills, a good understanding of contract law and knowledge and experience of the application of the Public Procurement Regulations 2015.


- Knowledge and experience of recent developments in procurement best practice including E-procurement and e-sourcing.


SENIOR PROCUREMENT MANAGER - CONTRACT - URGENT - LONDON - UP TO £600 DAILY RATE DOE - INSIDE IR35