Procurement Manager

An opportunity has arisen within our client's Support Services Department for a Procurement Manager, based at their Central Headquarters.

Procurement Manager
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full Time - 37 Hours per week
Work Pattern: Flexi time
Salary: £49,350 - £52,341 (Grade 11 [£42,806 - £44,697] + a market supplement to top up the salary)
Location: Central Sheffield

The overall purpose of the role will be to provide procurement expertise and leadership across all sections of the Fire Service which includes 22 fire stations, training centre, Central Command & Control, community safety, fire appliances, firefighters PPE, operational equipment as well as Fleet, ICT, Estates and Support Services.

To be considered for this role you will have previous hands-on experience of public sector procurement, ideally within a blue light organisation or local authority.

You must possess MCIPS qualification and be fully conversant with PCR’s.

The key duties will include delivery of the procurement strategy, revenue and capital procurement projects, continuous improvement of systems and processes, management of a procurement team of three officers plus Central & Workshop Stores; as well as achieving Best Value outcomes.

Major procurements in progress include a new build Fire Station in Barnsley and replacement of Structural Firefighters PPE and upcoming vehicle replacements.

Closing date for applications is 17:00 hours on 20th July 2018
Interviews will be held on W/C 30th July 2018