Procurement Manager

The Finegreen Group
West Midlands Region
200.00 - 220.00 GBP Daily
25 May 2019
21 Jun 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Procurement Manager

The Finegreen Group is working in Partnership with an NHS organisation based in the South East that is recruiting to the role of interim Procurement Manager. This assignment is for a minimum three months and at AfC band 7 with the equivalent day rate.

Key responsibilities will include;
  • To deliver a strategic procurement service to the Trust, contributing significantly to the delivery of allocated procurement projects ensuring contract compliance, sustainable cost improvements and best value for money;
  • To support the Senior Procurement Manager in the delivery of cost and efficiency savings across the Trust;
  • To analyse current, spend in specific categories to support the development of procurement strategies;
  • To provide advice on procurement issues to all staff involved in the procurement of goods and services;
  • Delivering a strategic procurement service to the Trust including, but not limited to: tenders and quotes, mini-competitions and full OJEU process to ensure best value for money;
  • Drafting and evaluating pre-qualification, tender and contract documents;
  • Managing the tender process on the e-tendering portal;
  • Ensuring that project activity and other procurement tasks are undertaken to the required standard and meet all timescales and deadlines;
  • Contracting, where appropriate, with neighbouring NHS Trusts for healthcare and ancillary services;
  • Ensuring full compliance with Trust Procurement policies, Standing Orders and Standing Financial Instructions and Public Contract Regulations;
  • Ensuring contract compliance and dealing with contract performance issues.
Key experience & skills to include;
  • Educated to degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level of working experience;
  • Qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or holds another relevant Procurement qualification or can present evidence of working towards this;
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications;
  • Experience of public sector tendering and contracting;
  • Good understanding of EU Procurement Directives;
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise a heavy workload, always ensuring attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Professional approach;
  • Ability to work on own initiative and organise own workload with minimal supervision working to tight and often changing timescales.
If you have the experience and skills detailed above and would like to apply for the above role, please feel free to forward an up to date CV to Richard Haggarty at The Finegreen Group using the apply link on this page.