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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.

 

 

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

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