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Service & Contract Manager


  • £23.00 per hour
  • Posted: 30/11/2016
  • Reading
  • Job Ref: 202304619
  • Temporary

Job Details

Service and Contract Manager - Medical
Reports to - Head of Procurement
Temp - Perm
Hourly Rate - £23ph
Based in Theale, Reading

Do you have previous experience in a Senior/Managerial Procurement position?

Do you speak fluent French, German or Italian?

Do you have strong Negotiation and Vendor Management Skills?

Have you ever used Microsoft Dynamics AX?

If so, please read on!

My Client, A Technological Healthcare company are looking for a Service and Contract Manager to join them on a Temp - Perm basis.

Essential Requirements

" Senior/Managerial Procurement Experience
" Experience in Cost Management, SRM, Strategy Development, Strategy and Performance Improvement
" Ability to be able to benchmark and continuously improve business planning and supply chain management processes
" Strong negotiation and vendor management skills
" Experience of specifying, negotiating and monitoring complex service contracts

Desirable Skill
Fluent language skills in French, German or Italian

Main Responsibilities

o Lead the group maintenance strategy for external maintenance contracts with key internal stakeholders
o Manage the procurement of service contracts to meet operational requirements, ensuring efficient and effective purchasing practices while optimizing the balance between quality, service, reliability and price in line with the agreed maintenance strategy
o Meet agreed cost targets when procuring service contracts
o Support continuous operational output by working with service desk colleagues and ensure that contract details are accurate on the system
o Closely manage supplier negotiations and supplier performance to deliver clear commercial advantage
o Own, manage and develop productive supplier relationships
o Work with Group procurement managers to stay informed of wider operational requirements

Please note A DBS Enhanced Disclosure is required for all applicants

If you have the skills stated above, and are looking for a new challenge, please hit APPLY NOW for immediate consideration.

The successful applicant must agree to an Enhanced Disclosure under the Disclosure Barring Service Records Bureau procedures. Employment will be offered to the successful applicant subject to a satisfactory Disclosure report.

REF: CH/304619/T

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful

Pertemps is an equal opportunity employer