Group Procurement Manager - Social Housing
Are you an experienced public sector procurement professional with a proven record of success in social housing or care home sectors? Do you have a head for innovation and a passion for driving value through effective, compliant procurement?
If so, then our client has the perfect opportunity for you. They are a well-established social housing provider with thousands of homes across multiple boroughs in West London. As part of their future plans, they are now looking to appoint a Procurement Manager to lead their procurement operations across the organisation. As part of this role, you will be responsible for:
* Setting the strategic direction of their commercial and procurement activities.
* Planning and supporting day-to-day operations.
* Identifying opportunities to reduce costs and ensure service quality improvement.
* Implementing best practice procurement techniques.
Specifically, you will lead the procurement contracts covering ongoing maintenance and repairs, kitchen/bathroom refurbishments, and general property upgrades. As such, you must understand and have experience dealing with public sector purchasing procedures such as JCT contracts.
In addition, you will also be responsible for internal procurement within the business, for example, IT and office equipment.
The ideal candidate will have significant experience in public sector procurement and a working knowledge of social housing or care home sectors. Strong leadership skills, excellent organisational capabilities and innovative thinking are essential for this role. You will also be comfortable working with stakeholders at all levels inside and outside the organisation.
This is a hybrid role split between working from home and our client's premises. They are based in West London with a tube station next to their offices and onsite parking, which should make for a relatively easy commute.
This is your chance to make a lasting impact on our client's operations while personally developing your skillset, so don't miss out and apply now.