Eden Brown is working in partnership with a local government organisation to recruit for a Strategic Procurement Manager based in Oxfordshire. This is an excellent opportunity for a Strategic Procurement Manager to embark onto the organisation and join a successful team and be responsible for supporting the development and delivery of procurement services.
Key responsibilities: * To carry out strategic sourcing of products and services within the category and produce executive reports for the business managers on external expenditure and provide strategic advice to the head of service on best value. * To support strategic supplier management process to support the development of best practice supplier relationships between the Council and its top suppliers and lead best value initiative with key suppliers. * To develop a programme of contracting activity to ensure that all contracts in the portfolio, negotiate, participate and contribute best value reviews. * To identify opportunity for improving value for money and cost efficiency and develop detailed plans to meet cost saving targets.
Candidate requirements: * Strong analytical skills * Experience of Microsoft applications and business systems * Local government experience
If you feel that you meet the above criteria, please apply now.
Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy