Head of Procurement

Reed Procurement & Supply Chain
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Reed Procurement and Supply Chain are excited to be working on a rare opportunity on behalf of a well-established and successful local authority who due to restructuring within their procurement team, are now looking to employ a Head of Procurement.

As Head of Procurement you will lead the day to day management of the procurement team to identify, develop and implement new cost effective procurement solutions and contract management across the board.

You will assist with developing a comprehensive procurement service that is in line with councils strategies and projects with the strong focus on controlling spend and reducing cost.

An opportunity such as this presents you the chance to develop and drive the direction of the procurement team working with senior management to implement strategies, policies and procedures ensuring that the council meet EU Procurement regulations.

Candidates must have an understanding of public sector and local government procurement coupled with experience of contract management.

This local authority has some exciting projects running and are looking for a candidate that has experience of project managing complex procurement activities from the initial planning stage right through to contract award.

You need to be able to demonstrate your ability at leading and managing a team and have experience in.

· End to End Procurement experience including P2P and buying.
· Contract management
· Understand and operate within regulations

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a local authority that has 3 year plan signed off and are looking for someone to come in continue driving the council forward.

If you would like to find out more information, please contact Charlotte- Charlotte.Humby@reedglobal.com. As always all applications and enquiries will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

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