Interim Senior Procurement and Contracts Officer

South London Temporary £270 - £300 per day
  • Flexible hybrid working
  • Immediate start

About Our Client

This is a local authority in South London, known for its dedication to serving the community. They employ over a thousand people, making them one of the largest employers in the area. Their main aim is to improve the quality of life for all residents by providing a wide range of public services.

Job Description

  • Manage procurement processes, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Develop and implement procurement strategies and policies.
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers, ensuring the best value for money.
  • Manage relationships with suppliers and stakeholders.
  • Provide advice and guidance on procurement matters to internal teams.
  • Monitor contract performance and take corrective action where necessary.
  • Prepare and present reports on procurement activities.
  • Support the Procurement & Supply Chain department in achieving its objectives.

The Successful Applicant

A successful Interim Senior Procurement and Contracts Officer should have:

  • An academic degree in procurement, business administration or a related field.
  • Experience in procurement within the public sector.
  • Strong knowledge of procurement regulations and best practices.
  • Excellent negotiation and relationship management skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

What's on Offer

  • A competitive daily rate of £300 Inside IR35
  • Opportunity to work in a supportive and professional environment.
  • Chance to make a real difference in the public sector.
  • Experience working in a major local authority.



We encourage all candidates who believe they possess the necessary skills and experience to apply for this exciting opportunity in the public sector.

Contact
Callum Robson
Quote job ref
JN-062024-6442469
Phone number
+44 113 243 7729

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Subsector
Indirect Procurement
Sector
Public Sector
Location
South London
Contract type
Temporary
Consultant name
Callum Robson
Consultant phone
+44 113 243 7729
Job reference
JN-062024-6442469