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Procurement Lead - London, United Kingdom,

My client are one of the UK's leading Universities. As a result of continued growth and further ambitious plans, they are now looking to recruit IT Procurement lead, on an initial 6 Month FTC, with a view to go permanent after that.

Role and responsibilities

  • Engage with senior stakeholders regularly, ensuring each contract is securing the best value for money possible.
  • Support the end to end management of the tender process for significant contracts.
  • Ensure policies and procedures are up to date and that compliance is consistently monitored.
  • Process date and apply technical knowledge and identify issues from both Stakeholders and members of the University.
  • Monitor the quality of third party suppliers against SLA's to ensure it meets the required standards.
  • Manage and mentor the team of 2.

Experience and requirements:

  • Must have previous management experience
  • Should be a member of CIPs (or an equivalent professional qualification)
  • Will ideally have category exposure of IT and other Indirects
  • Ideally will have experience of both Public & Private sector organisations