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Procurement Strategy and Systems Manager

Location: DUDLEY, WEST MIDLANDS, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 43,000-46,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-456169

A Public Sector Organisation based in the West Midlands are currently looking for a Procurement Strategy and Systems Manager to join their team on a permanent basis, the salary for the role is £43,000 to £46,000 plus an excellent benefits package.

The Procurement Strategy and Systems Manager

  • Supports the Head of Procurement in the planning and delivery of consistently high quality, value for money services through a modern, resilient, high quality, customer focused procurement service.
  • Ensures that Procurement supports delivery of the Council’s Corporate objectives in a compliant manner and to the highest possible professional standards, complying with all aspects of relevant legislation and public accountability requirements.
  • Has a focus on developing the Council’s Procurement strategy and related policies, overseeing procurement systems, providing analytical capability to the rest of procurement department and monitoring and reporting on performance and compliance
  • Leads and manages a small team within the Procurement department ensuring the appropriate professional standards are continually delivered, staff development plans are in place and Procurement performance Indicators are achieved.
  • Build strong and lasting relationships with Council Directors and senior officers across the Council to contribute to delivering value for money in the form of cashable and non-cashable savings and social value.

Experience

  • Demonstrable experience of leading significant procurement projects within a Local Government / complex political environment
  • Demonstrable Procurement, Category Management and Commercial skills and expertise of delivering improvements and efficiencies
  • Experience of identifying and delivering significant savings
  • Experience of managing spend analysis and a contract register to identify opportunities
  • Experience of leading a range of different complex procurements including Competitive Dialogues and Negotiated Procedures
  • An up to date knowledge of relevant supply markets and intelligence gathering methods
  • Ability to demonstrate and maximise the positive impact of procurement on the local business and wider community
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