Procurement Manager - Telecoms, Technology, IT at Smart DCC, City of Manchester/Remote, 6 Months initial, £Excellent Day Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Hybrid (Manchester, UK)
  • May 31, 2024
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Fantastic opportunity to secure an initial 6 months day rate contract, inside IR35, with good scope for extension as a Senior Procurement Manager. The Senior Procurement Manager will deliver a category led buying approach from tactical buying to strategic multi-year procurements. The Senior Procurement Manager role reports into the Head of Sourcing and will potentially involve line management of a small team of Procurement Managers. The Senior Procurement Manager role with be focused around the Technology category and relevant experience in these category / related categories is required.


What will you be doing?

• Manage, lead, and deliver sourcing activity to assigned projects and categories utilising

· established negotiation, benchmarking, strategic sourcing techniques & sustainability policies.

· Line manage a small team of experienced Procurement Managers

• Working with DCC Directors and Executives to set and implement, sourcing and procurement

· for all assigned procurement projects – ranging up to £100m+

• Providing thought advice and procurement expertise on sourcing models to meet the different

· needs of the business – from catalogue and auctions through to complex multi-year

· transformational procurements.

• Providing sourcing expertise on one of the following areas: - Telecoms, Technology and IT,

· Security, Outsourcing, Innovation and Professional Services


What are we looking for?

· Significant, specific experience as a Senior Procurement Manager in a Technology related category.

· Experienced line manager

· Proven experience running highly complex, high value projects and contracts.

· Proven level of negotiation and dispute resolution experience

· Strong research and analytical capabilities, in particular supply market research, spend analysis, business requirements analysis and bidder response evaluation.

· Solution driven, innovative with a drive for cost and value led solutions.

· Experience working in a highly regulated environment, ideally possessing experience in both the Public and Private Sector.

About the DCC:

At the DCC, we believe in making Britain more connected, so we can all lead smarter, greener lives. That desire to make a difference is what drives us every day and it wouldn’t be possible without our people. Each person at the DCC brings a special kind of power to the business, and if you join us, we’ll give you the means to unleash yours. Here, we depend on each other and hold each other accountable. You have the power to challenge and make change, to take the initiative and enjoy real responsibility. Whether it’s doing purposeful work, helping us grow or building the career you want – we’ll give you the support to do it all. Our secure network for smart meters is transforming Britain’s energy system and helping the country’s fight against climate change: we want you to be part of our journey.