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Procurement Manager - London, United Kingdom,

Are you a experienced Procurement Manager? Do you have an understanding of renewable energy and an interest in environmental issues? If so, read on....

My established Client based in the excellent location of Canary Wharf is looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to join their delivery directorate.

The Benefits:
*Desirable Employer
*Excellent Salary + Benefits
*Vibrant, Energetic Team
*Excellent Transport Links
*Subsidised Gym Membership

As the Procurement Manager you will be responsible for partnering with managers to ensure to ensure robust, compliant procurement activity.

To do this you will have:
*Member of CIPS professional body.
*Experience in best practice procurement and contract management, particularly
within professional services.
* A good understanding of prevailing procurement regulations
*Excellent business understanding and business partnering skills with the ability to
communicate effectively, negotiate and influence.

Duties include:
* Working closely with directorate Executive Directors and their SMTs to understand
current and future procurement requirements to create a medium-term plan.
*Provide advice, support and manage the procurement process for relevant contracts
in directorate of focus, ensuring value for money achieved.
* Manage and execute all procurement activities in line with required regulations and
controls, ensuring best practice is adopted.
*Maintain precise procurement records maximising opportunities to digitise,
standardise and automate data, to both insight, inform reporting and advice.
* Provide guidance and education to inform managers of effective approaches to
procurement (process, policy, regulations), instilling value for money awareness.
*Identify risks and issues and present papers, proposals on effective measures to
address, implementing changes as agreed. In particular, ensure legal risks on
procurement activity are understood and mitigated using OGC advice.

If this sound like the role for you, please apply directly.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.