Procurement Project Manager



Ref: GSi54830

Procurement Project Manager

We are seeking an Interim Audit Procurement Project Manager to plan and manage through to completion a project to develop a new Code of Audit Practice and run a procurement for audit services for up to 250 local government, central government, NHS and Further Education public bodies, and to appoint the auditor to each body. The current value of similar contracts is £14.13 million per annum. The project must be completed by the end of May 2021 in line with the provisions set out in the outline for appointments and code Board paper dated March 2019.  You will have board level credibility and  project management skills and be someone that can drive things forward.  Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Leading the development of procurement strategy and development 
  • Tender and appointments exercise 
  • Developing and managing a comprehensive plan for the overall project
  • Working with professional advisers to secure the required project outcomes
  • Engaging with sector and other stakeholders

This role will be for 24 months and suit somebody who has an existing portfolio of work as this role will not always be full time.  You will be based across 2 sites  and the rate is c£500

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.

Contact details
Joanne Till: 07384 117 080