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Procurement Manager

My client, a progressive Public Sector organisation with collaboration at the heart of everything they do, is looking to recruit a Procurement Manager to lead and influence projects from a commercial, category and sourcing perspective.

The successful candidate will have the following experience:

  • Hands-on procurement / category management ideally within construction, environment or housing related spend areas.
  • Experience of engaging with stakeholders at a senior level to drive and manage change and deliver the strategic priorities.
  • Previous experience in Public Sector procurement / OJEU / PCR2015 is essential.
  • CIPS / MCIPS qualifications are desirable although not essential.

This role will be a mix of home / office based with some SE England travel.

For further information please submit your details to nathan.ramsay@langleysearch.com or call +44(0)844 847 8336 quoting 7659NR

Unfortunately due to the high levels of response we receive, we are often unable to personally respond to every application. If you are suitable for the role for which you have applied or another role, we will contact you within 7 working days.

Head of IT Inlife Commercial Services

Our client, a high profile organisation with a £multi-billion spend, is currently recruiting for a Head of IT  Inlife Services. These roles would suit procurement professionals who have great stakeholder relationship skills and have operated at a strategic level across ICT products and/or ICT services.

The roles

Key deliverables include:-

  • Develop and lead the contract / supplier relationship management (SRM) of established frameworks / Dynamic Purchasing Systems.
  • Work collaboratively across internal stakeholders, suppliers and customers
  • Management of effective operational processes to ensure customer satisfaction, from initial engagement to solution delivery.
  • Promotion of a level playing field for supplier to be able to bid effectively
  • Team leadership and management, including capability development.

About you

The successful candidate will ideally bring a blend of the following:-

  • Experience in IT Products / Hardware or IT Services with a track record of delivering savings and experience of budget and resource management
  • Deep knowledge of the IT Hardware and/or IT Services market from a commercial / procurement / contract management strategy perspective
  • Outstanding stakeholder management skills, including ability to engage, influence and positively challenge in complex environments
  • Experience in leading, managing and developing the capability of commercial teams

For further information please email info@langleysearch.com or call +44(0) 333 366 0839 quoting 7669MB.

Head of IT Products and Services Commercial opportunities

Our client, a high profile organisation with a £multi-billion spend, is currently recruiting for two commercial professionals for Head of IT Products & Head of IT Services opportunities. These roles would suit procurement professionals who have great stakeholder relationship skills and have operated at a strategic level across ICT products and/or ICT services (specifically in SIAM)

The roles

Key deliverables include:-

  • Deliver ‘best in class’ category management through developed innovative category, product and sourcing strategies that demonstrate a clear focus on customer service and deep market insight
  • Work collaboratively to develop products and services that deliver value to stakeholders and are sustainable
  • Possess excellent communication and consultative skills to build strong relationships with stakeholders / suppliers.
  • Delivering strategic supplier management that enhances category and supplier performance
  • Team leadership and management, including capability development.

About you

The successful candidate will ideally bring a blend of the following:-

  • Experience in IT Products / Hardware or IT Services (specifically SIAM) with a track record of delivering savings and experience of budget and resource management
  • Deep knowledge of the IT Hardware and/or IT Services (SIAM) market from a commercial / procurement strategy perspective
  • Outstanding stakeholder management skills, including ability to engage, influence and positively challenge in complex environments
  • Experience in leading, managing and developing the capability of commercial teams

For further information please email info@langleysearch.com or call +44(0) 333 366 0839 quoting 7668MB.

Procurement Manager

My client, a progressive Public Sector organisation, is looking to recruit a Procurement Manager to lead on commercial / procurement projects across a wide range of goods and services spend areas. This role would suit candidates that like working across a diverse range of categories and also have a passion for driving social value through their procurement activities.

The successful candidate will have the following skill and experience:

  • Hands-on end to end procurement project experience – strategy development, options appraisals, evaluation/moderation through to contract award.
  • Experience of procuring services, goods & works across a wide range of categories eg. HR, FM, Construction, Professional Services, ICT, Social Care etc 
  • Excellent stakeholders engagement skills
  • Proven Public Sector procurement / knowledge of PCR 2015 and experience of above threshold procurements (open/restricted/framework/LTR)
  • Experience of leading, coaching, mentoring and development of staff would be desirable (not essential)

The team are currently working remotely full time and are anticipated to move to a 25% office 75% home working model when appropriate and safe in the future

For further information please submit your details to nathan.ramsay@langleysearch.com or call +44(0) 333 366 0839 quoting 7667NR

 

Unfortunately due to the high levels of response we receive, we are often unable to personally respond to every application. If you are suitable for the role for which you have applied or another role, we will contact you within 5 working days.

 

Lead Contract Manager

Our client, a high profile organisation with a £multibillion spend, is currently recruiting for a Lead Contract Manager to be embedded within a senior stakeholder community and providing front-end strategic and creative commercial leadership, advice and support.

The successful candidate will be experienced in strategic contract management managing and exisiting contract portfolio and growing positive partnerships. They will advise on areas including commercial innovation, cost savings, supplier / market engagement and ongoing contract management.

This is an exciting opportunity, with real influence, that will suit candidates that can demonstrate expert commercial judgement and a strong track record of developed and implemented strategies diverse complex contracts.

Skills required:

  • Team management, managing a large team up to 15, with various experience levels from grads up to senior practitioners.
  • Extensive commercial contract management experience gained from complex environment whether private or public sector.
  • Building relationships with key divisions and individuals to ascertain and understand stakeholder, business and customer requirements, strategy, challenges and opportunities. 
  • Excellent SRM experience be point of contact to resolve issues and disputes
  • Experience of developing best practice governance, procedures and policies which protect the business from risk.

 

For more information about this exciting role and if you meet the criteria, please submit your details without delay to info@langleysearch.com quoting MB/7658.

Langley Search & Selection (langleysearch.com) is the leading specialist recruiter in the procurement, supply chain and purchasing field.  We manage permanent and interim procurement and supply chain jobs across the UK, Europe and globally for our clients, from large global multinationals to SMEs

Category Lead - IT (Application Development & Management)

Langley is currently working with a high profile organization with a £multi-billion spend.

We are looking for a Category Lead – IT.  As a senior role, you would have full accountability for developing the Application Development & Management market, which will require a level of flair and innovation to support supplier and customers in all procurements resulting in compliant, ‘best value’ buying, ultimately producing continuous savings, benefitting the department.

The role will challenge your leadership skills and require you to bring consistency, direction and performance across your team, with detailed focus on stakeholder engagement, market analysis, driving market strategies and category growth.

As this is a senior opportunity within the department, successful candidates will need to have proven ability in Strategy Development, Operational Delivery or Customer Engagement.

The role can be based in either London or Norwich.

They are looking to pay up to £74k + 15% bonus.

For further information, please email Michael at Michael.Babatunde@langleysearch.com or call 07970714444.

Langley Search & Interim is the specialist search firm and interim provider of end-to-end Supply Chain roles, including Procurement and Operational Excellence positions across the UK, Europe and Internationally. We place senior level interim and permanent positions across Consumer, Industrial, Public Sector and Technology & Professional Services Sectors.

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