14 July 2019
Head of Procurement
A London Council are are seeking an Interim Head of Procurement to provide strategic leadership governance and direction to the Council in respect procurement and supplier management. In this role you will provide advice and recommendation to the Council, sub-committees and Cabinet, Management Board and Departmental Management Teams and develop appropriate shared and collaborative arrangements with other Councils including the management of shared services. Other duties will include but not be limited to:
- To work with Members and Chief Officers of the Council to establish and implement procurement strategy and policies that reflect the Council’s key priorities and achieves efficiencies and value for money.
- To lead, transform, direct and manage the Shared Procurement Service resources to provide high quality, proactive and effective procurement services to support the Council.
- To raise awareness of procurement matters and to champion best commercial practice acting as the Council’s professional adviser on all supply chain issues.
- To co-ordinate procurement activities across the Council, establishing and monitoring training courses, processes and procedures that provide risk management, compliance, probity and public accountability.
This role is inside IR35 c£600 for 6 months and the closing date is Thursday 27th June 2019.
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.