Head of Franchising Procurement Unit

Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
London (Greater)
£650-750 per day
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Sopra Steria Recruitment is working in partnership with a major public sector client in the UK. We are currently recruiting a Head of Franchising Procurement Unit for an initially 5 month contract based in London.

Responsibilities :

  • Anticipate economic, social, political, environmental and technological developments to keep activity relevant and targeted
  • Identify implications of Departmental and political priorities and strategy on own area to ensure plans and activities reflect these
  • Ensures relevant issues relating to their activity/policy area are effectively fed into strategy and big picture considerations
  • Adopt a Government-wide perspective to ensure alignment of activity and policy
  • Bring together views and perspectives of stakeholders, internal and external (in particular) to gain a wider picture of the landscape surrounding activities and policies 2.
  • Achieving Commercial Outcomes
  • Understand the commercial drivers that will influence stakeholders and the levers that can be used in negotiating/influencing contractual arrangements
  • Work effectively with different organisations such as private sector (in tandem with commercial experts) to commission and source solutions to deliver policy and organisational goals
  • Interact confidently and effectively as an intelligent and highly credible customer with counterparts from potential suppliers and commercial experts
  • Question and challenge the value being delivered through commercial arrangements with delivery partners

Essential experience:

  • Experience of public policy making and/or strategy development
  • Experience of gathering, analysing and interpreting commercial, financial and technical information
  • Experience of building effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Experience of presenting complex financial information to a wide range of audiences
  • Experience of managing an effective and dynamic team and sharing knowledge and expertise

Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited acts as both an employment business and as an employment agency.

Please Note: Shortlisted candidates would be contacted via Call/Email.

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