Procurement Manager

Essential Employment
London (Greater)
12 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Procurement Manager needed in Walthamstow Ref 344232 Paying £280.90 - 350 per day

To project manage high value procurement projects and deliver value for money contracts which comply with UK Public Contracts Regulations which support Strategic Sourcing Strategies.


Expert advice, information, support and challenge are provided on the full range of professional commissioning / commercial issues within the area of responsibility

Learning from complaints / issues is embedded within the organisation and other stakeholders as appropriate and required changes are actioned.

Identify and interpret issues, trends and problems which may have a broad impact.

To lead on the development of procurement and commissioning arrangements for services working through all stages of options appraisal, analysing market intelligence, supplier engagement and tendering.

This role supports category managers by delivering value for money contracts identified in strategic sourcing strategies and managing resultant contracts. This is a key role in helping achieve its priority of Making Every Penny Count and, as contracts underpin all services provided, helping to deliver the other priorities, namely; Delivering reliable front line services , Providing a safe and clean environment, Protecting the most vulnerable in our community and Regenerating our borough.

To lead the effective co-ordination of procurement activities necessary to deliver specific contracts.

Whilst the role directly contributes to sourcing strategies developed with Category Managers the individual will be expected to think creatively, and use initiative to produce solutions, whilst remaining compliant with the legal framework.

To deputise for the Category Manager as required at appropriate meetings. Ensure continuity of service when category managers unavailable.

Essential Employment are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

All our roles may be subject to pre-employment checks including references so please be prepared.

Due to high volumes of CVs received we are not able to respond to all unsuccessful applications. You will always however hear from us by phone if we are able to take your CV forward to the next stage

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