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Procurement Manager

Location: Bedfordshire
Sector: Public sector
Date Posted: 21/04/2021
Salary: £48,000 - £52,000 per year
Specialism: Procurement
Ref: RB15188
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Interested in a leading role that will see you have an effect at both the strategic and operational levels? Want to head up a small but vital function in an ambitious and growing organisation? Are you an experienced procurement professional looking for that exciting next step in your career? Then look no further!

My client is a leading public sector organisation based in Bedfordshire looking for a Procurement Manager to join the team in a leading role that works closely with director-level staff across the organisation.

The main responsibilities of the Procurement Manager are as follows:

  • Take the lead for all procurement related matters across the organisation, acting as the focal point for c.300 contracts of varying values.
  • Regularly engage with senior stakeholders at a director-level across the organisation in order to identify the best route to market and ensure that the best value for money is achieved as possible.
  • Provide expert advice and training to all staff across the business on everything related to procurement.
  • Lead a team of three junior procurement professionals, helping them to develop and progress their careers.

This is a wonderful opportunity for an ambitious procurement professional to take on a leading role that can be utilised as an excellent steppingstone towards a head of level role in the future. Furthermore, this is an organisation that really cares about their staff, offering fantastic benefits including working from home as the norm moving forward and a great pension contribution.

The successful candidate for the Procurement Manager role will have:

  • At least five years’ experience of working within a procurement focused role.
  • Previous experience of working with public sector procurement procedures and regulations.
  • Experience of managing a team of any size.

If you are interested in this position please apply immediately, as applications are reviewed daily and this role may be filled before the closing date.

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