Senior Procurement Officer - Expiring soon!

Posted 18/06/2024 by Adecco

Remote job
Location:
Lewes, East Sussex
Salary/Rate:
£45,546/annum

Exciting Opportunity for a Senior Procurement Manager to join Surrey Police on a temporary assignment at either their headquarters in Guildford or at the Sussex Police Headquarters in Lewes

PLEASE NOTE FOR THIS ROLE THE POLICE VETTING CRITERIA IS THAT YOU MUST HAVE RESIDED WITHIN THE UK CONTINUOUSLY FOR AT LEAST 5 YEARS AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.

Are you an experienced Procurement Manager looking for an exciting new challenge? Our client, a reputable organisation in the police industry, is seeking a highly skilled Senior Procurement Manager to join their team on a temporary basis for 9 months. This is a full-time position, providing an excellent opportunity to make a significant impact in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

As the Senior Procurement Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all procurement activity on behalf of our client. You will play a vital role in ensuring a professional and efficient service is delivered by their Joint Procurement Service (JPS). Your key responsibilities will include:

Procuring goods, works, and services to meet the administrative and operational needs of Sussex and Surrey Police.
Providing supervision and guidance to the Procurement Officers, including setting staff direction and conducting performance appraisals.
Monitoring and prioritising the workload of the Procurement Officers to ensure optimal performance.
Accruing and assimilating records to create management information for continuous improvement and future procurement opportunities.
Developing and maintaining efficient working procedures within the Procurement Section.
Devising and preparing contract documentation for high-value and complex portfolio of goods and services.
Negotiating and establishing contracts on the most favourable terms possible, demonstrating a commitment to delivering best value.
Overseeing and managing contracts or agreements, ensuring effective communication between customers and suppliers.
Providing detailed recommendations for contract award to the Head of Procurement and Contracts, Head of Finance, and Director of Finance.
Collaborating with internal stakeholders and external partners to promote best practises in procurement.

To be successful in this role, you should have:

CIPS membership or working towards it.
A recognised graduate degree or equivalent commercial experience.
Line management experience or the potential to develop strong line management skills.
Proven experience in high-risk, high-value procurement agreements for complex works, services, and supplies.
Knowledge of European Procurement Law and implementing purchase contracts and supply agreements.
Good problem-solving and analytical skills with a keen attention to detail.
Strong communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to influence others effectively.
The ability and willingness to travel between Sussex and Surrey, attending different locations as required.

Join our client's team and contribute to the efficient and effective procurement operations within their organisation. You will have the opportunity to work with a dedicated group of professionals and shape the future of procurement in the police industry.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience. We look forward to hearing from you!

Adecco is a disability-confident employer. It is important to us that we run an inclusive and accessible recruitment process to support candidates of all backgrounds and all abilities to apply. Adecco is committed to building a supportive environment for you to explore the next steps in your career. If you require reasonable adjustments at any stage, please let us know and we will be happy to support you.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Type:
Temporary
Contract Length:
N/A
Job Reference:
BLC/Seniorproc/Surre_1718725372
Job ID:
221851817
Applications:
Less than 10

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