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Senior Procurement Manager - Policy and Contracts

We are currently recruiting for an Interim Procurement Policy, Governance and Best Practice opportunity to work for our London based client.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop sustainable procurement policies, with a focus on the strengthening social value benefit though commercial contracting.

The successful candidate will ideally have a broad knowledge of Public Sector (OJEU / PCR2015) procurement regulations from within a Local Authority environment.

The assignment is initially for 3 months and will be 100% home working to start with.

For further information please email nathan.ramsay@langleysearch.com or call +44 (0) 333 366 0839 quoting 7700NR.

Procurement Category Manager

My client is looking to recruit a Procurement Category Manager to lead and influence commercial projects from a category strategy, sourcing and a supplier relationship management perspective. This is an opportunity to work for a growing organisation that has a dynamic and positive culture.

The successful candidate will have the following experience:

  • Hands-on procurement / category management experience, ideally within the ICT / Professional Services spends areas. General indirects experience may also be considered
  • Experience of engaging with stakeholders at a senior level to build strategic relationships to enable best practice procurement
  • Previous experience in Public Sector procurement / OJEU / PCR2015 is desirable (not essential)

Post-pandemic this role is likely to be a 50/50 mix of home / office based.

For further information please submit your details to nathan.ramsay@langleysearch.com or call +44 (0) 333 366 0839 quoting 7697NR

Head of Commercial

Langley Search & Interim is retained by a public sector organization to find them a Head of Commercial/Procurement reporting to their Associate Commercial Director based in the South West or other flexible locations.  Leading a team of c. 12 you will manage and deliver sound & effective commercial contracts for a wide range of category areas.

Ideally you will have the following:

  1. Ability to recruit, lead, manage and develop a team – excellent coaching skills. Acts as a role model to support and energise the team
  2. Able to develop an effective commercial pipeline with the identification of timelines, risks, mitigations and deliverables in liaison with key stakeholders.   Implementation of the plan to schedule while maximizing benefits and minimising and mitigating risks. Excellent programme management skills to track delivery.
  3. Can demonstrate management of large, complex commercial negotiations to ensure business requirements are met especially where complex & unusual contracts are being negotiated
  4. Knowledge of the PCR2015 and its use to ensure compliant processes are known and followed.  Public Sector procurement experience is preferred but not essential.
  5. Able to manage the commercial lifecycle including providing adequate and appropriate challenge on contracts and implementing best practice SRM practices.  Evidence of introducing innovation and lateral thinking – not afraid to challenge traditional ways of working.
  6. Provide optimum liaison with other governmental bodies to ensure that best practice is learned and developed
  7. Ideally CIPS qualified (or equivalent) & of graduate calibre.  MBA or equivalent an advantage
  8. Excellent communication and influencing skills – able to build excellent professional relationships with key stakeholders whilst remaining resilient

Do you wish to live & work in the West Country?  If you are considering a move to a different environment to live in the country or by the sea then this may be for you.  Alternatively other offices around the country may be used as a base.   Flexibility on some home working  and flexibility of working pattern is also offered.

In return for your skills & experience a package of up to c. £58k plus benefits is offered.

Interested?  Then please email your CV and full package to Christina.Langley@langleysearch.com quoting 7673/CL.

Langley Search & Interim supplies Public Sector Commercial Managers,  Indirect Procurement Managers, Procurement Managers Commercial Manager, Senrior Procurement Managers, Senior Category Managers in the South West, London & other locations in the UK and internationally.

Langley Search & Interim supplies a unique blend of interim and permanent recruitment solutions for jobs in procurement and the supply chain across the UK, Europe and internationally.  We work with blue chips, privately owned businesses, the public sector and start-ups across the Financial Services, Consumer, Industrial, Public Sector, Technology and Professional Services Sectors. As the leading niche recruitment partner in procurement and supply chain jobs, Langley Search & Interim also provides valued career advice and support to candidates.

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive for posted roles, unfortunately we are unable to respond to each applicant.  If we have not been in contact within a week, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. We thank you for your continued interest in working with Langley Search & Interim.

 

Procurement Governance, Policy, Assurance and Best Practice Manager

Our client, a high profile organisation with a £multibillion spend, are currently recruiting into a Procurement Governance, Policy, Assurance and Best Practice opportunity which will reach across a number of organisations and provide commercial support. 

Through cross functional working across a wide senior stakeholder community the successful candidate will provide strategic commercial assurance and business case advice for high value / risk, critical / complex projects.  

This is an exciting opportunity, with real influence, that will suit candidates that can demonstrate expert strategic commercial judgement and who like operate across a senior and high profile stakeholder community.

If you have experience of procurement / contract management within high value / complex programmes (infrastructure or construction experience is desirable) then this opportunity could be for you. A background of working with the Public Sector or within a regulated environment would also be beneficial.

This role attracts a salary of up to £74k + bonus and can be contractually based out of a number of offices across England with the flexibility of some home working.

For further information please email nathan.ramsay@langleysearch.com or call +44 (0) 333 366 0839 quoting 7691NR.

 

Procurement / Commercial Policy, Governance and Best Practice Manager

Our client, a high profile organisation with a £multibillion spend, are currently recruiting into a Procurement Policy, Governance and Best Practice opportunity which will reach across a number of commercial / procurement projects to provide commercial support. 

Through cross functional working across a wide senior stakeholder community the successful candidate will provide strategic procurement and commercial advice for high value / risk, critical / complex projects.  

Operating within a ‘Centre of Excellence’ style model, the successful candidate will establish and grow positive partnerships and advise across the full procurement lifecycle on matters such as strategy, commercial innovation, risk, assurance and ongoing contract management.

This is an exciting opportunity, with real influence, that will suit candidates that can demonstrate expert commercial judgement as well excellent stakeholder engagement skills.

If you have experience of procurement / contract management within high value / complex programmes then this opportunity could be for you. A background of working with the Public Sector or within a regulated environment would also be beneficial.

This role attracts a salary of between £30 - £49k (depending on office location and qualifications) and can be contractually based out of a number of offices across England and Wales. This role will also allow for a significant amount of home working.

For further information please email nathan.ramsay@langleysearch.com or call +44 (0) 333 366 0839 quoting 7690NR.

 

Procurement Strategy & Systems Manager

Our client is a public sector body that is undergoing a procurement & commercial transformation.  Based in the West Midlands the organisation is investing in its procurement team, bringing about change and improvement.  As part of this change we are working with them to recruit a Procurement Process & Systems Manager who has two direct reports.  

You will be responsible for developing the organisation's procurement strategy and procurement policies, overseeing procurement systems, producing procurement analytics and monitoring KPIs and producing dashboards on performance.  You will be the 'point person' on governance/compliance vis a vis public sector regulations. You will build strong relationships with key stakeholders internally and externally and will be a key member of the Procurement Management Team and report to the Head of Procurement. 

Ideally you will have the following:

  • Experience of working in the Public Sector managing complex procurement projects
  • The ability to lead, develop and coach a small team
  • Be CIPS qualified or equivalent - of graduate calibre
  • Be a strategic thinker - can set goals and manage progress to achieve timelines
  • Excellent project management skills - highly numerate and articulate
  • Have the ability to build long and lasting relationships with key stakeholders
  • Have the knowledge of public sector regulations, or be able to acquire this knowledge

For further information please email your CV and current package/day rate to Christina.Langley@langleysearch.com quoting 7689/CL.

Langley Search & Interim supplies  procurement  managers in  West Midlands & UK wide.  Langley Search & Interim supplies a unique blend of interim and permanent recruitment solutions for jobs in procurement, supply chain, operational excellence and transformation roles across the UK, Europe and internationally.  We work with blue chips, privately owned businesses, the public sector and start-ups across the Consumer, Industrial & Manufacturing, Public Sector, Technology and Professional Services Sectors. As the leading niche recruitment partner in procurement, supply chain, operational excellence and transformation jobs Langley Search & Interim also provides valued career advice and support to candidates.

Key skills and areas: procurement, procurement systems, procurement processes,  Contract negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder management, purchasing

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive for posted roles, unfortunately we are unable to respond to each applicant.  If we have not been in contact within a week, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. We thank you for your continued interest in working with Langley Search & Interim.

 

 

Estates Category Manager

Our client, a prestigeous and well known organsiation, are seeking to recruit an Estates Procurement Category Manager –  based in Central London reporting to the Director of Procurement.

Ideally you will have procurement experience in the FM / Construction / Estates or related categories although other category backgrounds will be considered. Additionally private sector backgrounds will be considered.

You should have the following:

  • Experience of developing and implementing category plans for FM/Construction categories is preferred but not essential.
  • Knowledge of PCR15 regulations/OJEU or the ability to learn about these regulations to ensure good process
  • Excellent stakeholder development and relationship management skills
  • Ideally CIPS qualified (or studying for CIPS, which will be supported)
  • Articulate and a good communicator
  • Excellent technical skills including an understanding of contact law, good negotiation skills
  • Organised and has good planning skills

In return for your skills & experience a salary of £45k – £55k is offered for this role (including London weighting) plus benefits.

Interested? For further information please email your CV and current full last package/day rate to Christina.langley@langleysearch.com quoting 7687/CL.

Langley Search & Interim supplies Category Managers in London and the rest of the UK & Internationally.  Langley Search & Interim supplies a unique blend of interim and permanent recruitment solutions for jobs in procurement and the supply chain across the UK, Europe and internationally.  We work with blue chips, privately owned businesses, the public sector and start-ups across the Consumer, Industrial, Public Sector, Technology and Professional Services Sectors. As the leading niche recruitment partner in procurement and supply chain jobs, Langley Search & Interim also provides valued career advice and support to candidates.

Key skills and areas: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, FM Procurement, ,Construction Procurement, Category Management, Services Procurement, , Contract negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder management, purchasing, sourcing

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive for posted roles, unfortunately we are unable to respond to each applicant.  If we have not been in contact within a week, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. We thank you for your continued interest in working with Langley Search & Interim.

 

 

Interim Construction Category Manager

We are currently recruiting for an Interim Construction Category Manager to deliver a number of procurements that could span across areas such as construction, housing and environment. This role is initially for 3 months and although likely to be 100% home working for the duration may involve occasional travel to the London area.

Requirements:

  • Construction / FM / Housing Category experience
  • Great stakeholder engagement skills
  • Adaptable, solution focussed and innovative approach
  • Public Sector / PCRR2015 / OJEU experience is essential

For further information please email nathan.ramsay@langleysearch.com or call +44 (0) 333 366 0839 quoting 7701NR.

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 3 working days.

Procurement Team Leader

Our client is a public sector organisation based in the South West Region that is looking for a Procurement Team Leader reporting to the Procurement Director.  Ideally you will have the following:

·         Experience of coaching, leading, managing and developing a team

·         Knowledge of PCR2015/OJEU regulations is preferred but not essential

·         Excellent communication and influencing skills at all levels

·         Proven negotiation experience regarding complex contracts and knowledge of contract law/drafting

·         Proven ability to liaise with other relevant bodies to optimise outcomes

·         Have the MCIPS qualification.  Degree qualified or other business qualifications preferred

·         Ability to develop sourcing strategies to improve outcomes via new and innovative approaches

In return for your skills & experience a package up to £55k plus benefits is offered.

For further information please email your CV and full/last package to Christina.langley@langleysearch.com quoting 7673/CL

Langley Search & Interim supplies Procurement Manager & Head of Procurement roles in the UK.  Langley Search & Interim supplies a unique blend of permanent & interim recruitment solutions for jobs in procurement and the supply chain across the UK, Europe and internationally.  We work with the public sector, blue chips, privately owned businesses, the  start-ups across the Consumer, Industrial, Public Sector, Technology and Professional Services Sectors. As the leading niche recruitment partner in procurement and supply chain jobs, Langley Search & Interim also provides valued career advice and support to candidates.

Key skills and areas: procurement, strategic sourcing, category management, Contract negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder management, purchasing

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive for posted roles, unfortunately we are unable to respond to each applicant.  If we have not been in contact within a week, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. We thank you for your continued interest in working with Langley Search & Interim.

 

Interim ICT Category Manager

Interim ICT Category Manager role, c£350 per day (inside IR35), initial 3 Month contract, London based client however likely to be 100% home based for the assignment duration.

The role will involve managing and delivering a number of diverse hardware / software procurement processes. PCR2015 / OJEU experience is desirable however not essential.

For further information please call  +44(0) 333 366 0839 quoting 7675NR

 

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