Commercial Manager - Procurement (Public Sector)

Herefordshire Permanent £43,000 - £45,000
  • Management position within a public sector organisation
  • Remote working

About Our Client

Public sector organisation

Job Description

  1. Lead the service area(s) to deliver operating plans and contractual arrangements, focusing on the needs of the defined localities.
  2. Plan, manage and monitor the use of available financial, physical and human resources, making efficiency savings as required.
  3. Co-ordinate and integrate council resources to deliver both routine operations and to manage complex business issues and risks to meet agreed service standards.
  4. Identify customer requirements to inform service specifications and the delivery of locality-based customer focused outcomes.
  5. Act as a technical reference for the service and its customers, maintaining and applying an up-to-date knowledge of the area of expertise.
  6. Identify better ways of doing things and make recommendations for wider improvements to policies, systems, practices and procedures.
  7. Participate effectively and contribute to corporate programmes to help deliver change management and service improvements.
  8. Manage others, setting clear goals, and deliver a coherent approach to staff development and training within the service area to continuously improve performance.
  9. Establish and maintain good working relationships with internal colleagues, and represent the council on appropriate forums where required.
  10. Understand and meet all required legislation and governance to deliver the required standards.

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience of managing staff, budgets and service areas successfully in pursuit of challenging performance expectations.
  • Qualified in area of professional expertise.
  • Track record of effective service delivery in a public service environment.
  • Experience of service and quality improvement methods and their implementation.
  • Ability to identify trends and develop new concepts.
  • Experience of managing networks in a partnership environment, including working knowledge of partnering/ contract management.
  • Ability to analyse performance information and take appropriate action.
  • An excellent professional, technical and developmental record in a relevant technical area that is public service focused, including relevant specialist knowledge over a range of procedures underpinned by theory, acquired through qualification to Qualifications & Curriculum Framework Level 5 for specialist knowledge and managerial knowledge or equivalent experience for both.

What's on Offer

Starting salary of £43,857 + benefits (incl. Local Government Pension Scheme)

Lewis Thompson
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+44 1159 486 492

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Lewis Thompson
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+44 1159 486 492
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