Assistant Director of Procurement


  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Central Government

  • Salary/Remuneration

    £500 - £600 per day

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    25 December 2021

  • Client


Ref: GSi80434

Our client is looking for an Assistant Director to lead their Procurement and Commercial Function. The Assistant Director is the strategic and operational lead for the function.


The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of a modern procurement and commercial function, which appropriately supports and challenges the business. The post holder will advise and support the Director of Corporate Services.


The ideal candidate will have experience of leadership and management in a complex, public-sector organisation during a period of significant change and external scrutiny. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a track record of improving or transforming procurement functions. The role requires somebody with sound knowledge of public procurement.


If you would like to find out more about this role, please send your CV to as soon as possible.

How to apply

  • Please submit your CV along with a Supporting Statement addressing the person specification criteria, evidencing how you meet the criteria.
  • Detail any employment or education gaps.
  • Be ready to provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees; one should be your current or most recent employer. Referees will be contacted for those proceeding to final stages. We will always gain your permission before we contact referees.
  • Let us know any difficulty you may have with the indicative timetable.
  • Check that your contact details are correct before you submit.

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Suzie Raffle: 07551 561 199