Contract Manager – Procurement

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Contract Manager - Procurement
Interim Position


Posted: 17th March 2023 11:49
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £595 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:


  • Anticipated 8 months

  • London
What's involved with this role:

Interim Contract Manager -Procurement - Hybrid Working – PSR 1JP00066484
Pay Rate: Up to £595 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

Location: Hybrid with London as base office, Westminster/ Clive house 2 days per week minimum which is not negotiable, Monday to Thursdays are potential Office days, Fridays are always WFH.

Contract Length: Anticipated 8 months

Existing security clearance is not a prerequisite but will always help.


A Contract Manager/Procurement Manager is needed on  contract basis for approximately 8 months.

Existing security clearance is not a prerequisite but will always help

What you’ll do:

  • Leading the procurement of goods and services for the organisation, delivering value for money, are compliant with procurement law, and demonstrate best commercial and procurement practice.
  • Influencing business strategy for best commercial results.
  • Manage risk and provide good stakeholder management.
  • Provide contract management services when required.
  • Encourage innovation in plans and maintain a robust performance management regime


Who you are:

  • In- depth Contract Management knowledge that has delivered outstanding value for money and strong Commercial outcomes
  • The ability to demonstrate the implementation of the latest Procurement Management methodology and a clear demonstration of staying abreast of latest Procurement market trends
  • Proven experience in influencing Senior Internal and External stakeholders
  • Evidence of the ability to identify process improvements and successfully manage changes that deliver great Commercial outcomes
  • Strong leadership capability, being able to illustrate how to successfully lead a team or manage a project.
  • Delivering complex commercial solutions in a contract management setting
  • Operating in a project or programme environment
  • Proactive management of risk and issues
  • Experience of working with multi-disciplinary project teams and subject matter experts to develop requirements and contract documents with the ability to critique contractual documentation
  • Working knowledge of regulations and compliance requirements (e.g. EU, Government Accounting and commercial best practice)
  • Experience of working independently as part of a decentralised commercial procurement team, influencing, working with and managing external stakeholders and internal customers.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

“Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, not that they would exclude candidates willing to travel/relocate, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Job Ref: PSR1JP00066484
Contract Manager - Procurement
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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