Procurement Policy and Planning Team Leader

Recruiter
Fusion People Ltd
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£43,000 per annum
Posted
01 Sep 2017
Closes
22 Oct 2017
Sector
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time
As Procurement Policy and Planning Team Leader you will contribute to developing, disseminating and advising on procurement policy, processes and standards, as well as leading on programme planning for the Procurement division and being a focal point for wider collaborative initiatives such as the DfT Group Operating Model.

Day to day

As the source of procurement expertise and advice, yours will be a varied and interesting role that will see you draw upon your wealth of relevant knowledge and use your exceptional interpersonal skills to engender confidence and communicate clearly with the wide range of stakeholders that you will be working with.

The Procurement Division is expanding rapidly to meet the growing demands of sourcing over £11BN worth of contracts. You will responsible for providing advice and guidance throughout the procurement cycle. You will also contribute to programme planning to ensure appropriate resources are available to meet the challenging sourcing requirements.

The role is based in Birmingham, with flexible working, training and a wide range of benefits available for the right candidate.

About you

Proven track record of successfully managing a high performing commercial team in a varied stakeholder environment, developing partnership working and driving continuous improvement.
Strong background in procurement including experience in planning and delivering through the procurement cycle.
Experience of the public sector procurement process and legislation.
Ability to take a strategic viewpoint, be detail orientated, have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Sound understanding of governance processes and the ability to influence and negotiate effectively.

Essential:

Experience of working in a multiple stakeholder environment, developing partnership working and driving continuous improvement.

Evidence of effective partnership working and collaboration with internal customers and the supply chain.

Experience and knowledge of both internal and external governance arrangements, including the Investment Decision Committee process and the Project Control Framework.

Desirable

Hold or be willing to work towards the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Diploma in Procurement and Supply qualification (or equivalent).

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