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Procurement Manager - City, Bristol, United Kingdom,

Required - Procurement manager

Location - Bristol

Salary - £37,345

Employment type - Fixed Term Contract (12 months)

Hours - 35 per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen within a large and well respected public sector organisation in the Bristol region that are looking to employ a highly motivated, confident and decisive Procurement Manager on a permanent basis who will be reporting directly in to the Head Of Procurement. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to gain valuable experience within a successful procurement team.

The successful applicant will be tasked with delivering best value for expenditure and ensuring the organisations procurement regulations and procurement legal requirements are followed. There are a high number of tenders to manage along with expenditure on various commodities, in particular where the expenditure is above £25k.

Daily tasks include:

*Commodity management of a defined group of goods, services and suppliers

*To conduct spend analysis across their commodity areas to provide opportunities for savings

*Ensuring the correct contract coverage is in place, benchmarking contracts, working with the administrative team to create and maintain electronic catalogues on the eProcurement system

*Ensuring all documentation and contract records are maintained and recorded in accordance

*Management of commodity internal & external stakeholders recognising the interdependencies of stakeholder groups

*Maintain communication material on both internal and external websites to ensure accuracy and relevance to customers

*Ensure that Commodity Plans are in place for each area of spend, including future sourcing strategies

*Manage on-going procurement projects /contracts, monitoring against performance, time and cost parameters

*Liaise and work collaboratively with other divisions

*Work collaboratively and liaise effectively with the internal and external systems providers and other procurement organisations

*Take procurement decisions within delegated authorisation levels, including options appraisals, single tender action, evaluation and contract award

*Take decisions relevant to supplier performance, including dealing with complaints and associated negotiations

*Make decisions with stakeholders to ensure that the tendering activity maintains an appropriate balance between technical and commercial requirements to meet internal customer needs and relevant technical standards

*Resolve issues to meet end users needs, deliver best value for the organisation and reduce exposure to risk

The ideal candidate will be CIPs qualified level 4 or above and have substantial experience in a procurement role were they have been responsible for tendering and commodity management.

It is essential that any candidates have significant experience of tendering under EU Public Procurement rules, proficient in the use of e-tendering and e-procurement systems and processes. Candidates will need to be able to explain their track record in identifying saving opportunities.

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