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Estates / FM Commercial Manager

My client, a high profile and complex Public Sector organisation, is looking to recruit Commercial Managers to lead on end-to-end procurement lifecycle activities including areas such as commercial strategy, category management, sourcing and contract management. The successful candidates will deliver high value / complexity procurements and/ or contract management in the Estates / Facilities Management category. The successful candidate will have the following experience:

  • Commercial experience which could be from either a procurement or contract management perspective. This could be gained from working across any one of a number of categories / spend areas inc. HR, professional services, corporate, FM, construction, marketing, travel, social care etc.
  • Experience of engaging with internal stakeholders and/or suppliers at a mid to senior level to drive and manage change and deliver the strategic priorities.
  • Experience of staff management would be desirable (mentoring / development in this areas can be provided)
  • Previous experience in Public Sector procurement / OJEU / PCR2015 would be desirable but isn’t essential.

This opportunity offers a base salary range of £30,900 - £36,700 with a potential stretch to £52,000 (depending on contractual location and qualifications) + bens (including in year rewards). Successful candidates can be nationally based, with a requirement for occasional travel (post-pandemic)

Langley are a diverse, minority-owned business and we are passionate about promoting diversity and equality. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, disability status or gender and particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented backgrounds.

For further information please submit your details to nathan.ramsay@langleysearch.com or call +44 (0) 333 366 0839  quoting 7746NR

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.

 

Commercial Manager (Procurement Manager / Contract Manager)

Commercial Manager (Procurement Manager / Contract Manager)

My client, a high profile and complex Public Sector organisation, is looking to recruit Commercial Managers to lead on end to end procurements including areas such as commercial strategy, category management, sourcing and contract management. The successful candidates will deliver high value / complexity procurements across a range of goods and/or service spend areas.

The successful candidate will have the following experience:

  • Commercial experience which could be from either a procurement or contract management perspective. This could be gained from working across any one of a number of categories / spend areas inc. HR, professional services, corporate, FM, construction, marketing, travel, social care etc.
  • Experience of engaging with internal stakeholders and/or suppliers at a mid to senior level to drive and manage change and deliver the strategic priorities.
  • Experience of staff management would be desirable (mentoring / development in this areas can be provided)
  • Previous experience in Public Sector procurement / OJEU / PCR2015 would be desirable but isn’t essential.

This opportunity offers a base salary range of £30,900 - £36,700 with a potential stretch to £52,000 (depending on contractual location and qualifications) + bens (including in year rewards). Successful candidates can be nationally based, with a requirement for occasional travel (post-pandemic)

Langley are a diverse, minority-owned business and we are passionate about promoting diversity and equality. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, disability status or gender and particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented backgrounds.

For further information please submit your details to nathan.ramsay@langleysearch.com or call +44 (0) 333 366 0839  quoting 7743NR

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 4 working days.

Interim Housing Construction Procurement Manager

Interim Procurement Manager opportunity, 9-12 months, c£450 per day (inside IR35), London based client (initially home working, then potentially 2 days per week in the office).

If you have a good working knowledge of the Public Sector / OJEU / PCR 2015 regulations coupled with experience of procuring main contractors for housing construction programmes then this could be the role for you.

For further information please submit your details to nathan.ramsay@langleysearch.com or call +44(0) 333 366 0839 quoting 7731NR

 

ICT Category Manager

The Opportunity:-

My client are currently recruiting for an ICT Category Manager. Reporting into the Head of Procurement, the successful candidate will be a key player in the commercial delivery across a spectrum of IT programmes which could be hardware, software, networks and digital related.

The key deliverables for the role are:-

  • Managing a number of ICT related category projects with an emphasis on commercial best practice
  • Leading commercial negotiations with suppliers on all contracts
  • Ownership and delivery of strategic category plans
  • Demonstrating a strong stakeholder / project management focus

Key Candidate Criteria:-

  • In depth knowledge and practical experience of procurement best practice and commercial delivery within a centralised function
  • Experience of contracting utilising the Public Sector procurement rules PCR2015 / OJEU
  • Knowledge of category management and its commercial value coupled with the ability to challenge the ethos, influence and deliver best value
  • Broad ICT Category experience gained across areas such as hardware, software, digital or cloud.
  • Experience in Relationship Management, including supplier management, customer/stakeholder management, KPIs and continuous improvement.

For further information please submit your details in a Microsoft Word format to info@langleysearch.com or call +44(0)333 3660839 quoting ref 7729NR.

Procurement Manager

My Client a leading Brand is currently looking for a specialist Category Manager. The Category Manager will report to the Director of Procurement helping internal stakeholders gain best value from their spend portfolio.  You will join the current team in delivering strategic and tactical procurement projects in Technology, Corporate Services, Events & Travel categories.

You will work closely with the various department to run tendering processes, contract negotiations and ongoing vendor management.  You will get immediately involved in projects that are currently running and must be able to manage procurement projects to tight deadlines. 

This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to see a diverse set of projects and experience technology, sourcing and procurement with an amazing brand.

Skills required:

  • Sourcing and procurement experience, across the categories of Technology, Professional Services & Travel & Events
  • Building relationships with key divisions and individuals to ascertain and understand stakeholder, business and customer requirements, strategy, challenges and opportunities. 
  • Experience of developing best practice governance, procedures and policies which protect the business from risk

 

Experience Required:

  • Experience working in blue chip organisations.
  • Ideally educated to degree level
  • Procurement technical skills including negotiation skills, contract drafting, drafting of relevant RfPs etc and use of category management techniques in setting category plans
  • The ability to draw together requirements across multiple or individual business units and gain consensus on the procurement plan from the business
  • Excellent interpersonal/influencing skills.

 

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/7727.

 

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

Construction / FM Procurement Manager

My client, a progressive Public Sector linked organisation, are looking to recruit a Procurement Manager to lead and influence projects from a commercial, category and sourcing perspective. Working in a greenfield / brownfield environment this role offers the successful candidate the real opportunity to really influence and shape the direction of the procurement function.

Reporting into the Head of Procurement, the successful candidate will have the following experience:

  • Hands-on procurement / category management experience within construction and/or Hard FM / Soft FM related spend areas.
  • Experience of engaging with stakeholders at a senior level to drive progressive change and deliver strategic priorities.
  • Previous experience in Public Sector procurement / OJEU / PCR2015 is essential.
  • The ability to build and manage a contracts register / procurement pipeline.
  • CIPS / MCIPS qualifications are desirable although not essential.

Post-pandemic this role will be a 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 7705NR

 

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 will 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 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

Project Manager - Spend Analytics

Job type: Project Manager – Spend Analytics

Location:  London

Our client is an FTSE 100 Media organisation, is looking for an experienced Project Manager – Spend analytics with in-depth experience collecting data, analysing data & presenting findings to C-suite stakeholders globally.

The suitable candidate will lead and coordinate the overall running of the project on a day-to-day basis. You will be the contact point between Procurement, Data teams & the wider business

Key Responsibilities of the Role

 

  • Work closely with the Procurement to roll out the project in a timely and organised manner;
  • Facilitate and coordinate the communications between technical stakeholders, Procurement & Data & Insights Team;
  • Manage and escalate issues, risks and queries as and when required;
  • Liaising with the internal Systems Development team regarding the implementation of user requirements, agreed workflow and reporting functions
  • Coordinating agreed processes
  • Providing regular reports
  • Supporting users in accessing information

 

The Candidate will have:

  • Previous experience as a Project Management on a Data Project
  • Experience working with users to further improve existing electronic data management processes and reporting
  • Highly skilled and significant experience in the use of Microsoft Office and other software associated with the manipulation of data and extraction of reports
  • Experience in gathering user requirements for IT systems under development
  • Experience liaising with internal and external Information Systems teams to establish the required processes.
  • Ideally has worked in a project-based environment and understands project management disciplines
  • Personal Qualities
  • Excellent communication skills, written and spoken
  • An eye for detail
  • High standards of quality

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/7688.

Langley Search & Interm (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

Interim Data Centre Category Manager - HOME BASED

My Client a leading Technology company are currently looking for a specialist Interim IT Sourcing Manager. The IT Sourcing Manager will report into the Head of IT Procurement helping internal stakeholders gain best value from their IT contract portfolio.  You will join the current team in delivering strategic and tactical IT procurement projects in IT categories with an emphasis on Infrastructure & Datacentre Spends.

You will work closely with the CTO & Head of IT Procurement to run tendering processes, IT contract negotiations and with ongoing vendor management.  You will get immediately involved in projects that are currently running and must be able to manage procurement projects to tight deadlines. 

This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to see a diverse set of projects and experience technology, sourcing and procurement in a very interesting sector.

The role will be based from home, working GMT+1 hours.

 

Skills required:

  • IT sourcing and procurement experience, across the categories of Infrastructure & Datacentre
  • Building relationships with key divisions and individuals to ascertain and understand stakeholder, business and customer requirements, strategy, challenges and opportunities. 
  • Experience of the project lifecycle, IT implementations and life in IT departments
  • Experience of developing best practice governance, procedures and policies which protect the business from risk
  • Fluent in English and French.

Experience Required:

  • Experience in the technology sector would be advantageous but not essential
  • Ideally educated to degree level
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills.  The ability to coach and develop.
  • Procurement technical skills including negotiation skills, contract drafting, drafting of relevant RfPs etc and use of category management techniques in setting category plans
  • The ability to draw together requirements across multiple or individual business units and gain consensus on the procurement plan from the business
  • Excellent interpersonal/influencing skills.

 

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/7670.

 

 

 

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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