Senior Procurement Manager
Avon and Somerset Police Constabulary
Senior Procurement Manager x2 Ref: 17/149/AA
Salary: £31,053- £33,597 per annum
37 Hours per week
Do you have a background in procurement and looking for a brand new challenge? Avon and Somerset Constabulary are looking for a new senior procurement manager to join their procurement team.
This diverse role will include a variety of responsibilities and duties including the implementation of strategic sourcing strategies from tendering and evaluation through to supplier negotiations and award processes. You will be required to lead or support senior managers where there is a major concern/breach of contract by a service provider or when an emergency occurs such as a service provider ceasing to trade becoming bankrupt or loss of registration. Other duties include tactical procurement activities including the placement of purchase orders and invoice resolution where applicable, effectively manage contracts and vendor catalogues, and support the implementation and use of e-procurement technology to increase operational efficiency.
The successful candidate for this role will be professionally qualified or working towards a procurement relevant qualification e.g. CIPS, have substantial procurement experience in either the private or public sector, have a track record in leading strategic sourcing teams and handling conflicts, and experience of contract negotiations and implementing contracts. Holding a relevant degree would be advantageous but is not essential.
If this sounds like the role for you, then we would like to hear from you!
Closing date: Wednesday 16th August 2017