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Deputy Head of Procurement

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    Category Management, Procurement

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  • Salary:

    £250 - £375 per day

  • Consultant:

    Nicole Graley

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 - 6 months

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Sellick Partnership are recruiting for a Deputy Head of Procurement for a well-established organisation.

Key responsibilities of the Deputy Head of Procurement:
* Responsible for the Procurement function within the Trust in the absence of the Head of Procurement.
* Contributes to the strategic planning and operational provision of the Trust's procurement function.
* Supports the Head of Procurement in the delivery of cost and efficiency savings for the Trust by analysing current spend in specific categories to support the development of procurement strategies.
* Meets customer requirements by demonstrating best value for money when procuring products and services whilst also ensuring compliance with contracts and Trust/EU standard procurement practice.
* Responsible for the planning, organisation and management of procurement projects within the Trust.
* Responsible for writing - or contributes to the drafting of - project reports (including business cases) for presentation to governance and stakeholder boards and groups.

The successful Deputy Head of Procurement will:
* Have proven senior Public Sector procurement experience
* Be able to prepare, implement and deliver procurement/category strategies
* Have an awareness and understanding of the whole life cycle of procurement, contract and relationship management
* Have excellent negotiation skills
* Have a knowledge of procurement contract laws/regulations

This particular role would suit a Head/Director of Procurement looking for a new challenge within the Public Sector, or an ambitious senior Procurement professional keen to make their mark in a new organisation.
If you feel your experience matches the above or are keen to find out more, please get in touch with Nicole Graley at Sellick Partnership for a confidential discussion.

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