Procurement Manager | Housing Association Brand

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Shifa Nasir Talent Drive

Shifa Nasir

Recruitment Consultant | Real Estate & Consultancy

This is a great opportunity for someone looking for a Procurement role with variety! This well recognised housing association brand who are growing their Procurement team and looking for a Procurement Manager to work across a variety of spend. Generalist procurement experience and PCR 15 experience is crucial to this role. 

A broader commercial procurement approach, innovative thinking and collaborative approach will be successful in this role. The team are also developing plans around social value, sustainability, ESG so this is a brilliant opportunity to be involved in further carving this out.  

What the role involves: 

  • Deliver the procurement programme through an effective business partnering approach. 
  • Manage procurement projects in compliance with agreed policies, procedures and the contracts register. 
  • Report to the Senior Procurement Manager on all aspects of business activities within the relevant Procurement remit, including advising of new and innovative changes to the supply markets. 
  • Manage the commercial negotiation with suppliers and deliver contract management support. 
  • Manage strategic relationships with supplier, identify opportunities and improvements to contract lifecycle. 
  • Ensure that contracts are delivered in compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements i.e. Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR’s). 

The person we hope to find: 

  • End to end procurement experience across indirect or direct services 
  • Excellent communication skills and able to work with all levels of management and stakeholders 
  • Ideally Public sector procurement background with experience in a highly regulated environment   
  • Experience of Public Contract Regulations is a must 
  • Experience of developing and embedding third party management frameworks 
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Well organised, process and team-oriented with the ability to prioritise quickly 
  • Highly motivated self-starter: ability to initiate and manage work with minimal supervision 
  • Commercially aware and financially astute 

Salary and Benefits:

  • Excellent annual leave allowance and flexible working opportunities (qualifying period may apply)
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay in addition to statutory entitlements (qualifying period may apply)
  • Employee assistance – free confidential advice and counselling services provided by independent specialist organisations.
  • Health cash plan
  • Staff discounts – we give our staff access to discounts at hundreds of major retailers, gyms, restaurants, entertainment, days out, insurance and much more.
  • Interest free loans – season ticket loan, tenancy deposit loan and training loan
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Life Assurance x 4 annual salary

Applicants must be authorised to work for any employer in the UK. Our client is unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time. 

For more information please apply directly, or by emailing the latest copy of your CV and contact details to shifa@talentdrive.co.uk 

Talent Drive are committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We review all applicants on equal merit and we do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.

Your Consultant

Shifa Nasir Talent Drive

Shifa Nasir

Recruitment Consultant | Real Estate & Consultancy
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