Procurement Manager

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Procurement Manager

  • Post Date:12th January 2023
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Job Description

£50,000-55,000 a year plus benefits including free travel on our boats

Contract Type

Hours of Work
40 hours per week, Monday to Friday. We offer flexible start and end times and welcome flexible working conversations.

Thames Clippers – Clipper House, Trinity Buoy Wharf, Poplar, London E14 0JY

Closing Date
Tuesday 24th January 2023

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Full Description

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers (UBTC) are looking for a Procurement Manager.

This role supports the Head of Transformation in developing the procurement strategy of the business and is responsible for implementing a robust and diligent sourcing processes across a variety of categories. You’ll support contract managers across all departments with contract management in line with the objectives of the business to add value, mitigate supply chain risk and drive value for money.

You’ll develop strong relationships with business stakeholders and key suppliers across the business to collaborate and identify sourcing activity and opportunity with the Head of Transformation that drive performance and results; and provide supplier and spend data analysis to provide insight to business stakeholders and the Head of Transformation for procurement challenges, strategies and plans.

You’ll partner with budget holders and contract managers to determine requirements and recommend strategies and plans with the opportunities that enable business objectives, unlock commercial value and operational efficiency and address challenges.

Whilst helping to design and execute strategic sourcing process, including identifying potential suppliers, tender process management, negotiating agreements and commercial terms and documenting and presenting internal recommendations; you ‘ll also collaborate closely with Finance and Project Management to plan and measure procurement activities and liaise closely with Legal, Safety and Finance stakeholders to ensure diligence, compliance, risk mitigation and budget control in third party supply selection and contract management.

We’re looking for someone with experience in a commercial role and exposure to a fast paced and entrepreneurial environment

You have the aptitude to work across multiple departments and procurement categories and work effectively with a variety of stakeholders and be able to lead definition, prioritisation and implementation of procurement initiatives.

An excellent communicator you’ll have the ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage multiple deadlines and projects.

You’ll seek to find continuous improvement and be comfortable and discrete with confidential information.

We’ll give you all the support and training you need regarding our systems as well as a thorough induction on how we work and the culture at Uber Boat by Thames Clippers, so you’ll be set up for success.

Where: You’ll be based at our offices at Clipper House, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London E14 0JY, a short walk from Canning Town tube or a hop across the river on our staff boat, from North Greenwich tube. We offer flexible start and end times and welcome flexible working conversations.

So why apply?

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers are London’s leading River Bus service. Our fleet of high speed catamarans provide commuters and sightseers with a unique way to travel around the capital. We carry around 5 million passengers a year and currently employ around 470 people, which is set to increase over the next few years.

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers (UBTC) is an entrepreneurial and inclusive organisation where we respect and value everybody’s contribution. We empower and trust our people to do the right thing. We strive to be excellent in everything we do and it is our people that help to make our business a great place to work. There is real potential for internal development and promotion within our business and internal succession is one of our core principles.

Our commitment to inclusion

We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. We believe in equality of opportunity for all and our approach to recruitment and selection is fair, open and based purely on merit. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.