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Sourcing / Change Manager (Estates / Education)

Sourcing / Change Manager (Estates / Education)

Preston 25% Office/75% Remote

3-6 month contract

£320-£360pd Inside IR35

Are you someone who thrives on transforming organisations and driving them to success? Do you have a strong background in procurement and a passion for delivering substantial savings? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Are you ready to take ownership of the Estates category and drive the development of Category Plans? Are you skilled in building strong relationships and engaging with stakeholders? We are seeking someone who can proactively identify risks and issues, and ensure progress is tracked effectively through reporting.

On offer is the chance to be a strategic partner with Faculties/Support Functions and supply chain partners, contributing to the establishments vision and mission. You will have the opportunity to promote commercial best practices, engage with SME’s and the local community, and ensure compliance with procurement policies.

Additionally, you will play a crucial role in developing and leading your team, while also contributing to continuous improvement initiatives. If you are deadline-driven, an excellent communicator, and possess strong negotiation skills, this is the perfect opportunity for you to make a significant impact.

This is a hybrid, contact position with a 25% site 75% remote split. Immediate start available.

The Role:

  • Drive and deliver the vision and plans for the Estates category, aligning with sourcing strategies
  • Understand and establish strong relationships internally and externally for the category
  • Monitor and report progress, highlighting risks and issues
  • Identify and promote value-added services and budget efficiencies
  • Procure and negotiate contractual agreements, developing the supply market
  • Promote best practices and engage with SMEs and the local community for sustainable procurement

The Person:

  • Experience in a similar role

Keywords: Sourcing Manager, Education, Contract, Hybrid, Change, Change Management, Estates relocation, Government, Remote, Preston, Lancashire, Risk Manager, Procurement Manager

Reference number: BBBH10573

If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates.

The salary advertised is a guideline for this position. The offered renumeration will be dependent on the extent of your experience, qualifications, and skill set.

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