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Local Authority Strategic Procurement Manager

£300 - £450 per day
Local Government
14-09-2021 11:35 AM
Charlotte Payne
I am currently recruiting for a Strategic Procurement Manager to work with a London Local Authority on a contract basis.

The postholder will be working with the Sustainable Communities and Housing business areas and will have direct line management for several Senior Procurement Officers and Procurement Officers.

The postholder will be tasked with delivering a strategic procurement service for the Sustainable Communities and Housing Directorate, improving the procurement and supporting the contract management practices to deliver sustainable efficiencies in third party spend.

You will be expected to identify and deliver innovative, commercially focused procurement plans for the directorate, including developing alternative service delivery models as appropriate. Procurement solutions will provide cashable savings and process efficiencies for the organisation whilst improving outcomes for residents. You will also be expected to contribute to forward planning of all strategic procurement and contracting, to better meet business needs.

Service areas covered will include:
  • Environment & Public Realm
  • Highways and Parking
  • Planning and Sustainable Regeneration
  • Culture & Community Safety
  • Housing
  • Housing Repairs and Maintenance
Some knowledge of the above service areas would be beneficial.

Ideally applicants should hold a relevant qualification (e.g. MCIPS) but those qualified by experience will also be considered.

Public Sector experience is preferred.

Please do not hesitate to apply.


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