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Procurement Manager

  • Location:

    Chichester

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

  • Contact email:

    ekatona@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ448524_1632835007

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Procurement Manager- West Sussex
£450/day

The purpose of the role is to manage end to end procurement and contract management activities associated with tender management and contract management disciplines. The Council has adopted a category led approach and your role will primarily support the corporate resources and or "Place" category teams. Supporting stakeholders with the entire procurement cycle and managing the tenders via eSourcing portals you will deliver value for money outcomes through effective and compliant procurement processes. You will support the development and implementation of robust sub-category strategies for the category, that optimise performance for the business in terms of cost, quality, delivery and responsiveness. You will manage and support on projects and sub-categories and be responsible for contributions to a category which currently spends £180M - £200M across c. 300 plus suppliers with significant spend in sub-categories of highways, construction and waste in the Place category and areas of professional services, IT, Fleet, FM, HR, Financial services and consultancy in the Resources Category. You will be an interface for your sub-categories with stakeholders, developing your category and procurements and supporting stakeholders in best practices.

The base for these roles will be County Hall, Chichester but the postholders can work from home. There may be the need to work 2 days in the office and 3 from home (candidates must be flexible to agree this) - line manager will confirm working arrangements with the successful candidates.