Procurement Manager .
A fantastic Procurement Category Manager role for a government department.
Land Registry is a government department responsible for the registration of land and property in England and Wales. Land Registry is a successful, high performing, innovative organisation. Their vision is 'Your land and property rights: guaranteed and protected'.
Position: Procurement Category Manager
Location: Croydon and Nottingham
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 37 hours per week (part-time minimum 30 hours per week)
Salary: £34,313 per annum (national) and £37,446 (London)
Closing date: 1st May2017
About the role:
As a Category Manager you will provide specialist procurement support services, both pre and post contract to the Local Land Charges (LLC) Programme. Land Registry has been asked by Government to extend its work by becoming the sole registering authority for Local Land Charges. This will include the digitisation of the existing records and transition of services from 326 local authorities. The LLC Programme will operate in a demanding and potentially volatile stakeholder environment and will be delivered through a range of complex, interdependent commercial arrangements.
Reporting directly to the Senior Commercial Manager, you will be engaging with key stakeholders to develop requirements and explore a full range of options to ensure value for money is built in from outset. You will provide direct procurement support to budget holders for new procurement activity, ensuring appropriate strategies are followed that comply with Government procurement legislation, controls, policies and guidelines, and develop and maintain relationships with key external business contacts. You will manage risks in the supply chain and maintain supplier risk registers.
The successful candidate will have experience of managing strategic suppliers and complex contracts, displaying a clear understanding of effective contract governance to achieve delivery and compliance. You will have experience of developing procurement strategies for major contracts, running tenders and managing supplier relationships and the supply chain. With strong communication skills, you will be able to introduce or adapt to change in line with emerging business drivers, and be willing to create change by challenging conventional delivery mechanisms and developing innovative approaches.
Understanding business needs and develop an appropriate procurement strategy that reflects agreed risk appetite, including experience Business Intelligence to inform decision making and business models (e.g. PEST, SWOT, etc) you will be able to demonstrate continuous professional development and maintenance of procurement knowledge.
Hold or be working towards a full professional qualification in procurement & supply at MCIPS (Professional Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) or equivalent is desirable. You may also have Knowledge, understanding and experience of Government procurement, including associated UK and EU Regulations. Experience operating frameworks and working with Crown Commercial Services.
You may have experience of the following: Procurement Manager, Procurement Category Manager, Purchasing Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Commercial Executive, Business intelligence, Procurement Executive, Purchasing Assistant, etc.
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