Leeds based (with some working from home)
My major client is looking for a Procurement professional to lead on the procurement of a partner to help deliver its People & Finance Business Process and Technology Transformation.
The candidate must have:
- A strong understanding of the ICT category, key considerations in the procurement of ICT solutions and experience of leading procurements of similar scope.
- A solid knowledge of the Public Contract Regulations 2015, associated secondary guidance/legislation, and delivering compliant procurements that best deliver organisational outcomes.
- Experience of working within, and ensuring compliance with, organisation policies and strategy (procurement, ICT, governance) and delivering procurements that drive the best outcomes from them.
- Experience of using the Competitive Dialogue procedure.
- Experience of leading on multi-stakeholder negotiations across multiple vendors.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including:
- Proactive, actively seeking out solutions, removing barriers to progress;
- Leadership, setting direction, supporting fellow team members;
- Team work, acting as part of a team, collaborating to deliver the required outcomes;
- Organised, managing own workload within agree timescales, prioritising tasks in line with delivery schedules;
- Flexible, being able to adapt approach dependent upon the prevailing situation;
- Verbal communication, communicating with confidence with all levels of stakeholder, communicating appropriately and if required, confidentially with suppliers and their representatives, communicating complex concepts in a easy to understand manner;
- Written communication, report writing, use of plain English in order to convey complex concepts in a concise manner
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