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Date Added: Wed 07/07/2021

Procurement Manager

West Midlands, UK
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Job Type: Contract

Salary: £350 - £450 / daily


Procurement Manager


We are currently working with a public sector organisation based in the West Midlands who are looking for a Procurement Manager to manage the procurement of high value/risk goods, works and/or services to enable service delivery to the council's customers and to deliver efficiency savings and achieve the council's strategic procurement objectives.


Role Responsibilities:


  • Review current procurement practices and contracts and identify new and innovative ways of delivering services through procurement and to implement these
  • To facilitate cultural change across the organisation to deliver effective and efficient procurement
  • Implement the organisation's procurement strategy to drive economic regeneration
  • Reduce the environmental impact of the organisation's procurement activity
  • Implement and promote the client's policies and procedures relating to all areas of employment and service delivery
  • Lead or participate in, cross-functional project teams to deliver corporately significant high value/risk complex procurement projects
  • Liaise with clients, and uses market intelligence and management information, to develop and implement procurement strategies
  • Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers and internal customers to ensure procurement processes and existing contracts are managed well and continue to deliver value for money


Key Requirements:


  • Extensive experience and knowledge of procurement, tendering and contract management processes, including complex, high risk and value projects
  • Proven track record of achieving savings and service improvements through procurement
  • Good knowledge of EU/UK public procurement law, an understanding of the principles of local government Contract and Financial Procedure Rules or Standing Orders
  • Good knowledge of contract law and drafting


Start: ASAP


Duration: 6 months contract initially with likely extensions


Rate: Negotiable depending on experience (Inside IR35)




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