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Procurement Manager

J & C Associates Ltd

Posted on Nov 25, 2022 by J & C Associates Ltd

Oldbury, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£48k - £54k Annual

We are IT Recruitment Specialists partnered with a prestigious Global Consultancy who requires a Procurement Manager for one of their public sector clients based in Hybrid/Oldbury (Would expect individual to be in the office once every two weeks or so).

* Permanent role

Job Description:

Core Duties and Responsibilities (Key Result Areas):

The specific requirements of this role are as follows:

  • To deliver a strategic Clinical Procurement and Market Management service for customers, leading on specific projects within a portfolio of projects and programmes that deliver high value, improved patient care and cost efficiency savings across the customer base
  • Work on collaborative procurement projects across a diverse range of stakeholders, including clinical leads, to meet key milestones and performance indicators
  • Work with all internal departments in pursuing procurement excellence through the implementation of efficient and effective procurement projects within key markets
  • To provide specialist training to customers on the implications of procurement legislation and what they need to consider when making commissioning decisions.
  • To deliver against key performance indicators and project/programme milestones, meeting all customer objectives and produce significant results within key markets
  • To develop strong customer/stakeholder relationships to ensure project compliance
  • To provide appropriate specialist input into the successful delivery of procurement and any service improvement
  • Use robust data for research to analyse project specific outputs and support the effective delivery of a procurement or service improvement
  • Carry out appropriate market analysis to identify current market performance, the main features of the market, including the characteristics of the demand and supply side of the market
  • Use analytical skills and all available data to identify the appropriate market intervention strategy to deliver the required improvements in patient care and identified project objectives
  • To effectively manage sourcing and procurement processes that translate into robust procurement project that complies with procurement guidance, European and National legal frameworks
  • To ensure all procurements result in legally compliant projects that are developed in accordance with national guidance
  • Provide specialist procurement expertise and product/service specifications to ensure procurements and supply chains demonstrate optimum service delivery, incorporating risk management philosophies
  • Develop relationships with strategic providers to maintain service delivery performance and a good working knowledge of changing market conditions
  • Support project/programme transition process to ensure the effective and efficient implementation of new services and associated provider(s)


  • Worked within a complex procurement environment with uncertainty and changing demands
  • Contract monitoring and data analysis
  • Understanding of the commissioning function within client
  • Awareness of public sector procurement policy, the political and clinical context, and the implications of these on commercial decisions.
  • Has worked within defined category areas of spend
  • Developed procurements that complied with EU Procurement law
  • Carried out cost, price and demand analysis management
  • Carried out market analysis to define specific market interventions
  • Experience Managed supplier relationship
  • Worked with clinical leads to influence specification design
  • Carried out service transition or service implementation projects
  • Developed and designed legal contracts
  • Business acumen and the ability to influence and manage commercial opportunities across the continuum of care and multi-organizations within complex networks
  • Worked with Procurement systems and E-solutions
  • Procurement and sourcing responsibility for delivering savings and other softer benefits


  • Clear communicator with excellent writing, analytical and presentation skills, capable of constructing and delivering clear ideas and concepts for diverse audiences
  • Attention to detail, combined with the ability to extract key messages from complex analysis and undertake documentation review for your team colleagues as part of due diligence, prior to publication of tenders
  • Evidence of success in efficient and effective project and programme management


  • A broad understanding of the healthcare clients, wider public procurement and have worked in a commercial environment
  • Contract terms and conditions design and development
  • Experience in mapping commercial processes, structuring work streams, and pinpointing opportunities
  • Knowledge Public sector procurement and EU law and its implementation nationally (contracting regulations)
  • Working knowledge of market assessment and defining strategic outcomes Working knowledge of procurement processes and policies
  • Working knowledge of specification design and development
  • Customer relationship management
  • Knowledge of sustainable and ethical procurement
  • Understanding of the clients Commissioning landscape

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Skills for communication on complex matters and difficult situations, requiring persuasion and influence Skills for nurturing key relationships and maintaining networks
  • Commitment to continuing professional development Professional, calm and efficient manner
  • Special Aptitudes
  • Awareness of equality and valuing diversity principles
  • Understanding of Confidentiality and Data Protection Act


  • Registered full Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) or equivalent experience
  • MBA or other Masters' level degree in a relevant field or equivalent level of experience


  • Car driver/owner or reasonable alternative to travel between customer sites

If you are interested in this position and would like to learn more, please send through your CV and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible. Please note, candidates are often Shortlisted within 48 hours.

Reference: 1803699949

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