Procurement and Contracts Manager

  • Per Day
    £450 to £550
  • Location
    Berkshire
  • Basis
    Contract

Procurement & Contracts Manager
Initial 3 Month Contract (likely to extend)
Wokingham, Berkshire (REMOTE)
£450 – £550 a day Umbrella (Inside IR35) DOE

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a procurement & Contracts Manager to join the team of a public sector organisation based in Wokingham. Remote working available.

Key Accountabilities

* Manage team of procurement professionals in delivery of Procurement Strategy
* Provide technical assurance and develop internal standards, policies and procedures within specialist/category area
* Contribute to the development of corporate policy, strategy and plans including responding to legislative and guidance changes on procurement and contract management
* Ensure delivery and management of those corporate contracts under direct control of the Procurement Team
* Acting as member of corporate project teams – providing specialist advice and input
* Contributing to strategy, performance and quality control, and service and financial planning for specialist area(s)
* Working collaboratively with colleagues across the organisation, Members and managing key relationships e.g. with members, partners, other stakeholders

To be suitable for this opportunity; the following qualifications or experience is required:

* Effective strategy and report writing skills, able to make recommendations for decision making
* Able to interrogate & analyse data and information
* Experience in undertaking commissioning activities overseeing all elements of the commissioning cycle
* Knowledge and experience of the Category areas, and working in a political environment, with understanding of the issues for local authorities and service users
* Experience of writing effective briefings and strategic documents
* Experience of successfully resolving complex cases that require an element of judgement

For further information and to apply then please contact Deanna at STR on 02392322381 and email a copy of your most recent CV to dhiggins@strgroup.co.uk

strgroup is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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