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Procurement Client Services Manager

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Procurement, Category Management, Supply Chain, Purchasing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £65000 - £70000 per annum + pension, bonus scheme, CPD

  • Consultant:

    Liam Cox

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    March/April 2020

Sellick Partnership are recruiting for a Procurement Client Services Manager focusing on Goods for a well-established and growing organisation in London. This company are supply chain specialists, and they provide a single supplier solution for consultancy and specialist professional service suppliers to procurement in the Public Sector. Alongside this, they are also the delivery partner of the neutral vendor framework.

This role is the primary point of contact for all service related matters for a Local Government client, managing the interface between suppliers and clients effectively. This role is client facing, based specifically on site. They offer expert advice and unique solutions to achieve the best outcomes, working closely with the Procurement Operations team to deliver client satisfaction.

Key responsibilities of the Client Services Manager:

  • Accountable for the end to end service and meeting the strategic needs of a particular client in line with contractual arrangements
  • Offer expert procurement advice and unique solutions to achieve the best outcomes, working closely with the Procurement Operations team to deliver client satisfaction
  • Working with the client to:
  • achieve organisational objectives and value
  • develop effective sourcing events
  • identify capable suppliers and supplier development to meet client needs
  • support through the sourcing/competition process
  • post tender contract management and delivery assurance
  • Ensuring regular client communication and reporting
  • Ensure an in-depth understanding of assigned strategic clients current and future needs
  • Providing category and procurement expertise

The successful Client Services Manager will:

  • Have proven senior Public Sector procurement experience within sourcing & procuring Goods (Blue Light is advantageous)
  • Knowledge of eSourcing and tendering solutions
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders across all levels of seniority
  • Commercially aware and a competent negotiator
  • Excellent commercial awareness and business acumen; analytical and numerate
  • Ability to prioritise multiple projects whilst maintaining client commitments in a fast-paced environment

On offer:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave + statutory holidays (rising with length of service)
  • Excellent bonus scheme
  • Continued progression and outstanding development opportunities

This truly is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that are on the rise. There are very exciting times ahead, and gives the successful applicant the chance to play a crucial part in immediate and continued success. This particular role would suit a Procurement Manager/Category Manager or similar looking for a new challenge within the Public Sector.

If you feel your experience matches the above or are keen to find out more, please get in touch with Liam Cox at Sellick Partnership for a confidential discussion.

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