Procurement Manager, £400 per day, 3 months, Remote Working
Your new company
You will be joining a well established and dynamic procurement team within a London based Local Authority. The contract on offer is for an initial 3 month period and will be inside IR35.
Your new role
The objective for the procurement team is to deliver value for money outcomes whilst being able to offer high quality services for the residents of this borough. With this in mind, they are looking for someone to successfully lead and deliver corporate procurement for the council. Corporate contracts include; FM, HR, Fleet and IT. You will not only be required to run end to end procurement processes but you will also be expected to manage the corporate procurement team effectively. By doing this you and your team will deliver compliant procurement projects, whilst achieving the goals of the council.
What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate for this role will have previous corporate services procurement experience within a public sector organisation. You must be able to work in a fast paced environment, managing multiple procurement projects effectively, ensuring any risk is avoided. Experience in leading and managing teams would also be helpful, enabling you to drive the team to success. Technical procurement expertise, industry knowledge and the ability to liaise with senior stakeholders are also required for this role. CIPS qualification an advantage but not essential if you have relevant experience. You will be a strategic thinker with an analytical mind, result-orientated and have the ability to operate calmly under pressure.
What you'll get in return
This is great opportunity for someone to take a leading role, where your leadership and direction will greatly impact the wider council. It will be a stimulating but supportive environment, that will give you the opportunity to develop your skills and experience.
What you need to do now
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