Contracts Manager in Wolverhampton - Michael Page International

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Wolverhampton, England
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4 days ago

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Flexible workingCompetitive SalaryAbout Our ClientA public sector organisation in Wolverhampton.Job DescriptionTo project manage the procurement projects, including pre and post tender discussions with both customers and suppliers.To take an overview of an allocated portfolio, liaising with collaborative partners and Customers regarding contract development opportunities.Analysis of portfolio both contract and non-contract, identifying new contracts and contract development opportunities. Setting specific objectives and timescales and preparing detailed project plans all focused on achieving value for money.To monitor and evaluate the performance of suppliers, and take remedial action when necessary.To support the Strategic Procurement Manager/Head of Procurement in the development, implementation and success of the Departments objectives relative to the Procurement Strategy.To be responsible for the analysis of trends in purchasing activity and Trust spend in relation to good and services within their portfolio.To liaise with collaborative organisations over future contract activity at local, regional and National levels.To support capital procurements and subsequent capital plan as required.Participate in the development and use of the Procurement Information system, using the system to assist local management and provide information as required.To ensure full compliance with all current and relevant legislation, Trust Standing Financial Instructions and departmental policies and procedures on Procurement and general management issues including Health and Safety, Employment Policies and Corporate Governance.To represent the Department in project teams established for specific procurement projects, ensuring all necessary procurement processes are adhered to regarding EU Directives and Trust Standing Financial instructions.Provides and receives complex, sensitive or contentious information where persuasive, motivational, negotiating or reassurance skills are required.To undertake specific procurement projects ensuring focus on value for money and whole life costingNegotiates contractual issues, communicates statutory financial and procurement regulations to non-procurement stakeholdersPre and post tender discussions with both customers and suppliersResponsible for evaluating financial and purchasing data to ascertain the most appropriate supply chain route for various categories of commodities for the customer base.Responsible for evaluating and adjudication of tenders for high value contracts, and selection of the most appropriate purchasing routeResponsible for developing and implementing change proposals to the operational activities of the supplies department and wider supply chain to maximise efficiencies for the customer baseResponsible for developing supplier diversity and engagement with local / SME businesses to encourage sustainability and equality and diversity considerations in all supply chain activitiesResponsible for directing the work of and managing up to three staff (day to day responsibility to be delegated to appropriate staff)Participate in the development and use of the Procurement Information System, using the system to assist local management and provide information as requiredResponsible for ensuring that all procurement related databases, including accurate spend profiles per commodity and the savings database are maintained and managed effectively within the department.Responsible for the development and management of a supplier expediting systemThe Successful ApplicantSpecialist procurement knowledge acquired through a degree, or MCIPS, plus expertise in EU Procurement and contract management obtained via further training and practical experienceProject management knowledgeWhat's on OfferCore Benefits and RewardsSalary sacrifice schemesFamily Friendly BenefitsTravel benefitsExclusive staff offersPartnership workingCatering facilitiesHealth and wellbeingContactSiobhan PearsonQuote job refJN-082022-5717080Phone number+441159486409Job summarySectorProcurement & Supply ChainSubsectorIndirect ProcurementIndustryPublic SectorLocationWolverhamptonContract typePermanentConsultant nameSiobhan PearsonConsultant phone+441159486409Job referenceJN-082022-5717080


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