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Procurement Consultant

  • Location: Hammersmith and Fulham
  • Salary: £250 to £260
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 18 days ago
  • Company: Dutton Recruitment

Our client is looking for a Procurement Consultant to lead a high performing procurement function that innovatively delivers improved outcomes.

Essential


Capital works procurement experience essential
Candidate will need current knowledge of supply chain and frameworks for building and maintenance works
Good report writing skills and experience of local government processes for approval and authorisation essential

Duties


To provide subject matter expertise and advice in relation to best practice procurement practice and commercial sourcing to senior managers and officers across Children's Services/ Adult services
To maximise the use of the Councils funds by identifying best practice and leveraging spend across the procurement function
To ensure that procurement, sourcing and supply chain activity within the Directorate reflects best practice, is service focused and provides creative solutions to complex procurement problems
To proactively manage a significant amount of commercial risk for the council using professional expertise
To lead, manage and develop a team of direct report Senior Procurement Officers and ensure that they have appropriate skills and expertise to pragmatically apply procurement best practice within a children's/ adult commissioning context
To have oversight of procurement activity and ensuring it is of the highest standard and fully quality assured

For further information please email [email removed] or call our Romford Branch on 01708 380 820