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Procurement Manager

Job Title: Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 1st July
Duration: 6 Months +
REF: PR-H-ProM-Bas-C_1562249558
Contact Name: Paul Read
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Procurement Manager



Start: Mid Aug

My global IT services client has a new Contract vacancy for a Procurement Manager for an initial 6 months. The successful candidate will need to start within the next 4 weeks.

The Procurement Bid Management Team (PBM) is the link between the Bid Team and the Procurement function. The PBM role ensures that future procurement of goods and services achieve optimum value for money in delivering the company's corporate objectives.

Responsibilities include:

  • Management of all 3rd party activity throughout the Bid from inception to delivery into live environment
  • Act as a SPOC for the Defence business and the link into the wider Procurement Team
  • Assisting Bid teams in responding to Tender questions relating to Procurement
  • Defining and negotiating NDA's and Teaming Agreements
  • Leverage bid specific deals (pricing & terms) across the wider EMEIA business
  • Support the Bid Team & represent Procurement with attendance at all internal and external meetings and represent Procurement at the internal governance reviews (as appropriate)
  • Have an agreed strategy with Category Management team detailing ownership & deliverables for bid management including, Market Intelligence, Category Advice and Procurement Best Practice in line with company policy's.

Essential Skills

  • Experience of working in the bid environment in the Defence sector
  • Procurement skills (specifically negotiation, tendering and contracting) and commercial experience.
  • Building relationships at all levels - supplier base, internally and in a customer facing capacity
  • Typically qualified to degree level or equivalent
  • Communication skills (specifically business writing and presentation)
  • Fluent in English written and oral

A national security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance will be considered

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