Procurement Manager
Sittingbourne, UK
1h ago

What you'll do

Optivo is investing technologies in procurement to help us meet the demands of the future and provide the assurances our business requires.

And these will accompany new thinking in the way our role provides value to Optivo.

Joining us at this formative stage presents you with a great opportunity to influence and shape how we work in the future.

The will support and direct the business in delivering specific projects from a packed schedule to achieve our strategic targets.

Youll help develop and maintain a structured supplier portfolio ensuring credentials are accurate and reflective of their capacity.

Youll explore how our suppliers can better connect with us and bring broader value through relationships.

Youll recruit, develop and coordinate the contribution our Resident Procurement Panel make to drive the benefits of this co-creation.

This role enables you autonomy in developing and implementing a rolling programme of contract management, spend control and performance review across the organisation

What you'll need

  • Youll have developed knowledge of procurement processes and procedures with full understanding of the Public Contracts Regulation 2015
  • Youll have a clear understanding of contract terms and conditions.
  • Youll have a full appreciation of how the housing sector operates
  • CIPS Certificate in Procurement and Supplies Operations working towards Advanced Certificate
  • Excellent customer management skills with strong influencing skills and ability to work collaboratively with client and customer representatives
  • able to understand and interpret financial data informing decisions to minimise risk and deliver efficient, value for money outcome
  • Closing date for applications : 25th May 2021 at midnight

    Shortlisting will conclude by 27th May 2021

    Interviews will be conducted via Microsoft Teams video link on the 8th June and 10th June 2021

    Please can you ensure that you complete the application questions as Hiring Managers will not have visibility of your CV upon application.

    Cycle to work

    Buy & sell annual leave

    Season ticket loan

    In-house academy & career development

    Life at Optivo

    Diversity & Inclusion

    At Optivo we work hard to create a diverse and inclusive culture and environment where people are respected for who they are.

    Encouraging inclusion is not just about protected characteristics, its about celebrating differences of thought, opinion, experience and perspective of each individual.

    Were all different in our own way and we want our colleagues to feel comfortable, that they belong, and are safe to be themselves at work, without fear of being judged or excluded, but valued for their contribution to our One Team approach.


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