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IT, Facilities, Procurement and Contracts Manager

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£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Sally Criddle

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Sally Criddle

IT, Facilities, Procurement and Contacts Manager

Our client based in Northwest Leeds, a global organisation specialising in Consultancy Services have an opportunity for an IT, Facilities, Procurement and Contacts Manager.

As IT, Facilities Procurement and Contacts Manager you'll manage a range of procurement activities including the management of tenders from initiation through to contract for a range of existing renewals and new services, facilities equipment, IT equipment, software, training, insurance etc.

You will need to demonstrate that you can work across multiple business areas and develop effective policies & processes, enhance governance, and determine the right outcomes for the company. The role requires excellent relationship management skills where you will display strong communication, interpersonal and influencing skills along with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage key stakeholders and suppliers.

You'll be commercially minded, with a strong procurement background and proven experience of working as a procurement manager. A strong and confident negotiator with the ability to negotiate at all levels and the ability to work within high pressure environment. Be responsible for managing budgets and have the visions and drive to reduce costs and make business improvements. Member of The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) or similar preferred.

Principal Duties, Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Strong understanding of procurement practices, including the role of technology, innovative sourcing processes and contract & supplier management
  • Commercially focused, excellent understand how suppliers impact business performance
  • Develop and deliver new improved procurement strategies across the business
  • Follow the company policies and procedures for risk management and mitigation
  • Seek out opportunities for savings on existing agreements, centrally and regionally
  • Review and develop processes for supply chain management standardising on approach to procurement, supplier negotiations to ensure cost quality and effective contract solutions
  • Enhance procurement methods, improve onboarding of new suppliers and work with the existing supplier base to deliver best value across the portfolio, by developing a purchasing toolkit and mentoring
  • Support Services staff in their procurement activities
  • Provide management reports and data through the development of policies and procedures for collecting and reporting key metrics, cost analysis and benchmarking
  • Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on purchasing activities Duties will vary and be revised due to the nature of the procurement environment (above is a guide and not a comprehensive list of responsibilities)

Salary £50,000 - £60,000 (DOE) per annum

Monday- Friday in the office based in LS18

For more information about this role apply now or call Sally at Headway Recruitment.

Headway Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Headway Recruitment are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to a policy of diversity, equality and inclusion.

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