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Project Manager (Procurement)

£260 - £360 per day
Work from Home

Job description

Morgan Hunt are currently working with a well-known University, in their search for a Temporary Procurement Project Manager to manage the delivery of high strategical and operational practice across the organisation.

Job Title: Project Manager (Procurement)

Location: Hybrid

Day Rate: £254-368 per day

Job Type: Temporary (6 months)

Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week)

Start Date: ASAP

The organisation recognises that significant benefits can be derived through more effective sourcing and supplier management, combined with better demand management. Delivering strong revenue growth, whilst effectively managing the cost base, will provide the organisation with the financial capacity required to invest in the future and to deliver its future strategic plan.

As a successful postholder you will be responsible for delivering a first class Procurement service which supports the organisations Sustainable Procurement Strategy. You will have experience of successful delivering full lifecycle projects, including defining scope and agreeing outcomes. You will be a pragmatic, influential and well-communicated Procurement Professional with strong management, interpersonal and stakeholder engagement skills.

This position will offer a wide range of experience where you will have a strong impact on the future of the procurement function.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for project management and delivery of multiple and complex key strategic projects, in collaboration with subject matter experts, faculties and senior stakeholders:
  • Confirming the project objectives, scope and deliverables
  • Delivering the agreed project scope and managing any request for change
  • Working with the wider team to define and secure project resource requirements
  • Defining schedules, timescales and milestones to meet agreed timelines
  • Working in a collaborative manor across the organisation and communicating challenges or opportunities to others who may be impacted by them
  • Risk mitigation: managing project risks and issues and co-ordinate resolution
  • Financial control: managing the project budget
  • Reporting: providing progress updates and reporting as required by the Directorate and Programme team

Personal Specification

  • Professional Project Management Qualification is desired but not essential
  • Successful delivery of full lifecycle projects, including defining scope and agreeing outcomes
  • Effective understanding of project management methodologies, principles and techniques to plan, monitor and progress projects to completion
  • Ability to work with senior leaders and peers in a collaborative and consultative manner that enables successful delivery
  • A practical and pragmatic individual, someone who can 'take the pain' out of process and governance, working closely with project colleagues and other business stakeholders

Please apply below to find out more information regarding this fantastic opportunity as a Procurement Manager.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


James Penston
Consultant - Procurement
Professional Services Recruitment Team
Finance, Procurement & Legal
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