Interim Procurement Manager

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Role: Interim Procurement Manager - Critical Programmes

Role Type: Contract role assessed outside of IR35

Rate: Negotiable depending upon experience

Location: Manchester

A leading client within the Transportation Industry is recruiting for an Interim Procurement Manager to work on a contract basis, based in Manchester.

Role Purpose: To lead specific procurement related activities; to deliver the procurement strategy, ensure the execution of all required procurement activities leading to contract awards


Be responsible for the delivery of specific complex procurement activity across two critical delivery programmes

Ensure the successful delivery of all procurement activity required across the GM Cycle Hire and Clean Air Plans in accordance with internal processes and compliant with PCR 2015 Procurement Regulations

Working in a multi-disciplinary, multi -organisation team to deliver the necessary products and out puts

Provide advice and support to senior managers on the procurement approach and activities being undertaken

Ensure that senior managers are aware of issues which may derail the successful delivery of the procurements.

Personal specification

Degree educated

Extensive procurement experience within the public sector

Previous experience of leading complex procurement processes

Embeds into existing teams quickly.

Passionate and driven, ability to self-manage their workload

Proven track record of leading complex procurements for services

Experience and comprehensive knowledge of EU Procurement Regs (PCR15) in terms of:

Full procurement lifecycle

Preparation of relevant documentation with stakeholders

Formulation of ITT and understanding of procurement process

Evaluation and compliance to Regulations

Supplier recommendation reporting

Risk analysis

Monitoring critical procurement path against live programme

Experience of running Competitive dialogues or Competitive Procedure with Negotiations.

In-depth understanding of contract law

Ability to work to accelerated deadlines and self-manage peaks and troughs of workload