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Procurement Manager

At a glance

London Stadium
Employer
£40,000 - £45,000 Pa
Salary
18/05/2022
Closing date
Permanent
Contract
Full Time
Hours

London Stadium is looking for a Procurement Manager to join the team. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to develop their career in a dynamic and fast-moving environment.

DUTIES:

  • Supporting in procurement operations for complex and leading non-complex projects, ensuring the delivery of challenge free and value for money procurements. Including a basic knowledge of the Public Contract regulations 2015.
  • To work with the Head of Procurement on LS185’s procurement activity and plans to help the procurement team operate efficiently.
  • To supervise and assist Project Managers with the drafting of procurement documentation to be used in the process leading to the selection of suppliers whilst ensuring that the right supply-chain management strategy and process is implemented.
  • Ensure goods, services and works are procured in a fair and compliant process. Encouraging the use of early supplier engagement to support in procurement decision making.
  • Advise colleagues of all seniority on suitable routes to market and take responsibility for finalising the contract scope and commercial model deliver the project objectives.
  • Assisting in the implementation of London Stadium procurement processes and to ensure all procurement operations undertaken are in accordance with EU and UK legislation, UK
  • Government procurement initiatives and LS185 corporate policy and process and the LLDC
  • Group responsible and sustainable procurement policies.
  • To develop and implement procurement strategies identifying areas for continuous improvement to ensure processes are transparent, robust and provide for timely and value for money procurements.
  • To support the work of the LLDC and LS185 in achieving best value for money from its suppliers by promoting industry best practice in procurement and on-going contract and supply-chain management.
  • To positively promote procurement processes and procedures ensure the business sees the value and “buys in” to good procurement practices and compliance awareness. This may be through day-to-day business engagement or targeted training.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors or the Chartered Institute of Building, or relevant experience.
  • Proficient procurement professional with experience promoting the procurement process to stakeholders, specification, report and recommendation writing.
  • Practical experience of managing varied procurement operations working in a corporate procurement environment subject to public procurement law.
  • Knowledge of developing and implementing sustainable and responsible procurement requirements in procurement evaluations.
  • Commercial awareness with negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Ability to act as a partner to the business and to influence senior stakeholders.
  • Strong internal and external stakeholder relationship cultivation and management skills.
  • Excellent aural and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and lateral thinking skills and ability to develop innovative solutions.
  • Confidence in engaging with senior stakeholders and advising on procurement matters.
  • Personally credible with a professional demeanour that generates trust and confidence.
  • A good team player who can support, contribute, and actively participate in projects.
  • Good attention to detail and driven to deliver work of high quality and accuracy.
  • Self-motivated with commitment and enthusiasm.
  • Results driven with a determination to learn and succeed.
  • Ability to challenge and confront conflict and broker solutions to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrate behaviours aligned to London Stadium values.

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