Commercial Procurement Manager

Job Description

I’m looking for a Procurement Commercial Specialist with public sector and/or FS experience to manage end to end tender activities within unique financial services organisation.

The Company
This a unique company; a high-profile financial services company who have been tasked with delivering a high profile, large workplace automatic enrolment pension scheme which millions have chosen as their scheme of choice.  It continues to grow to unprecedented numbers and will become the largest in the UK, if not in Europe! It has millions of assets under management and a highly sophisticated, award winning investment strategy.

The bulk of the company’s expenditure is on external services and therefore the procurement and contract management on this large scale and complexity demands a strong team of experienced procurement specialists.  This means you’ll get an opportunity to work with an exceptional team - they offer a modern, supportive team environment to work in. 

The Role
Reporting directly to the Head of Commercial the Procurement and working collaboratively with a range of key stakeholders throughout the business you will manage; Contract Variations; Contractual Change Control; Commercial/Contractual formalities – including drafting and issuing formal agreements; End to end procurement projects including tender activities and Contract Management. 

About You
I’m looking for a highly experienced procurement specialist who is a team player with excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills, with the following experience:

  • Running end to end procurement including drafting and evaluating tenders
  • Public procurement regulations and practices including the EU directives
  • Use on-line tender portals
  • Supporting commercial agreements  in either the public or private sector
  • Understanding of how contractual arrangements work at an operational level
  • Fair knowledge of contract law
  • Familiarity of contract management

This is really is a great opportunity and a crucial role to play in the company leading the way in the pension world.  They offer a truly supportive environment with an appreciation of work/life balance. 

Please press the ‘Apply’ button now.  They’re looking to start interviewing and get someone on board ASAP.