Strategic Procurement Manager - Havant, Hampshire, United Kingdom,

Strategic Procurement Officer - Hampshire - 3 Month Contract - £400 - £500 p/d

ARM are looking for a Strategic Procurement Officer to join one of our top clients in Hampshire on an initial 3 month contract.

The Role:

You'll be responsible for sourcing the supply of goods, works and services in accordance with all internal policies and procedures and external legislation, including UK Procurement Legislation where applicable. You'll support Category Managers as well as Procurement and Commercial Managers in the development of both standard and complex contracting and sourcing strategies.

You will ensure the lowest total cost of ownership to the group, and robust contractual provisions to mitigate risks in contract delivery.

You will also support relevant supplier relationship and performance management activities. Working with the wider Procurement and Commercial team, you'll continually drive efficiencies in sourcing and the overall process.

Requirements:

You will have a broad knowledge of markets, business needs and UK Procurement Legislation, able to put this into overall context. You'll have a good understanding of relevant statutory and legal provisions, with a strong ability to draft contracts with special terms, including dispute procedures. You will be proficient in Procurement related systems, such as Oracle, Emptoris and Achilles Utility Vendor Database. Additionally, you'll understand the supply chain and how to improve it, and look to analyse and improve procurement process to reduce unnecessary work.

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.

Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.