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Interim Director of Procurement

Interim Director of Procurement

Job Title: Interim Director of Procurement
Client: Local Authority
Contract Type: Interim
Location: London
Contact Name: David Weir
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Job Published: almost 2 years ago
Job Expiry Date: 07 Dec 2019

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Job Description

Our local authority client is looking for an experienced Interim Director of Procurement to join them for 6 months. They require someone who has experience working in a shared service environment and with recent knowledge of working in a local authority or within the wider public sector.

The purpose of the role is to lead, manage and deliver all assigned procurement activity undertaken across the three local authorities in a shared service partnership and will be responsible for driving the cultural and behavioural changes required in order to deliver a high performing function.

Key accountabilities:

  • To work in partnership across the three authorities providing visible and professional leadership to the procurement team.
  • To be accountable for developing and implementing modern procurement strategies that will support the vision of the authorities and their MTFPs.
  • To act as the lead officer for procurement policies ensuring they are legally compliant, simple and support the priorities of the authorities.
  • Develop and nurture strong, positive relationships with key stakeholders to ensure engagement and delivery of change.
  • Provide effective change management leadership and support so that the change vision is delivered using innovative solutions.

If you’re a senior procurement leader with experience at director level and a collaborative approach that can deliver across three organisations then we’d love to hear from you. Please apply with CV or call David Weir on 07391565064 to speak about the role.