Procurement Manager



  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    29 November 2018

  • Client


Ref: GSi48680

My client requires an experienced and senior procurement professional with a background of supporting management of categories. The candidate will be required to communicate with the Category Lead to champion a new commercial approach to external spend in order to deliver value for money outcomes and transform the way services are delivered. 


The role will require someone with the following:

  • Communication: Communicates clearly and is capable of adapting communication styles to suit the audience
  • Negotiation: Demonstrates a range of skills in negotiation and when to apply these
  • Stakeholder Management: Good stakeholder management skills, demonstrating ability to engage with stakeholders at multi levels
  • Managing Procurement Process: Has the capacity to manage multiple small and medium sized projects with capability to oversee and run tenders
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering total cost of ownership savings
  • Experience of delivering and implementing category and sourcing strategies, supporting the delivery of multiple strategies for various sub-categories
  • Developing project leadership and management capabilities and experience, can demonstrate capacity to manage multiple small and medium sized projects 
  • Knowledge of EU procurement processes, using Government procurement frameworks
  • Working towards MCIPS or willingness to study for CIPS 




How to apply

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Contact details
Joanne Till: 07384 117 080