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Procurement Leader

  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness District
  • Salary: Up to £45.50 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 26 days ago

Procurement Leader

Barrow in Furness Based (Mainly remote)

£45.50 an hour Umbrella Inside IR35

6 Month Contract initially.


This is a great opportunity to work within one of the UK's leading Defence organisations based In Barrow in Furness. 1-2 days per month on site so mainly remote working.

The role holder:
- May have some supervisory responsibilities, including managing direct reports, allocating and checking work, formal approval of documents and undertaking Performance Development Reviews in line with company procedures.
- Will demonstrate leadership behaviours.
- Be seen by internal stakeholders as the primary / initial point of contact for their area of responsibility.

Experience required:-
- Preferably experience of working in a Procurement environment; and / or
- Possess a high standard of Procurement competence in key areas of Sourcing process knowledge, Contracting Skills, Financial Awareness, and Supplier Management.
- A good understanding of the Procurement process.
- An ability to negotiate complex contract terms (including obtaining support from SME's when appropriate).
- A proactive approach to solving problems, leading the wider team to develop and deliver solutions.
- A focus on actively contributing to the development of service improvements and efficiencies.
- A willingness to participate in working groups aimed at delivering business led solutions.
- An understanding of the Delegated Authority process.
- An understanding of when matters should be formally escalated for wider awareness and input.
- Degree or Equivalent Standard
- CIPS or working towards CIPS preferred

Fot more information please contact Lauren Morley at JAM Recruitment or click apply.