United Kingdom | change country 

Supply Chain Jobs: A supply chain recruitment resource and the UK's best supply chain career opportunities

Headline Job
Income Generation Officer West Midlands Police
Group Supply Chain Director

Featured Jobs
Demand Planner , Stock Controller

Commodity Buyer

Logistics Manager
Tunbridge Wells
Group Supply Chain Director

Supply Chain Director

Strategic Buyer - PT Corporate Area
Procurement and Supply Chain Project Manager
Greater Manchester or London

Senior In-directs Category Manager
London Heathrow or Manchester

Featured Recruiters

Interim Procurement Officer

Job Title

Interim Procurement Officer

Recruiter1st Executive
Industry SectorLocal & Central Government, Public Sector & Not For Profit
Salary£117 to £133 per day
LocationsBirmingham, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted07 March 2018

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

1st Executive are working with a local authority in the West Midlands to recruit an interim Procurement Officer to lead the delivery of compliant procurement processes.


In the context of the Council’s strategic objectives, to effectively provide effective and efficient specialist procurement advice, project management and lead the delivery of compliant complex procurement processes, in relation to designated service areas and/or categories

To enable and contribute to Council-wide compliance with relevant procurement legislation, the Council’s Constitution, procurement policy and procedures

To provide sound advice and innovative procurement solutions within designated and/or categories, that reduce waste, maximise efficiency, achieve best value in procurement and enable delivery of savings efficiency across the whole Council.

To review, develop and implement fit for purpose procurement procedures and documentation and contribute to Procurement policy across the Council.

To establish and maintain productive working relationships with a wide range of people, including elected members, officers of all levels across the Council, external organisations and suppliers.

To contribute to the key elements of the procurement service plans, aims, objectives and functions.


1. To contribute to the design, development and delivery of commercially focused procurement strategies, in relation to designated service areas and/or categories, working closely with key stakeholders, to ensure that corporate objectives and service needs are achieved

2. To lead the delivery of designated procurement strategies through the application of significant procurement and commercial knowledge and sound procurement practice, in a manner that reduces waste, maximises efficiency and enables the delivery of the Council’s strategic objectives in compliance with Legislation, the Council’s Constitution and procurement policies and procedures

3. To regularly undertake analysis of council spend, markets and supplier trends in relation to designated service areas and/or categories, to ensure that procurement is intelligence led and targeted to reduce waste, maximise efficiency and enables the delivery of the Council’s strategic objectives

4. To research, present and deliver innovative, flexible and responsive procurement sourcing options, that enable delivery of council and service plans, in partnership with key stakeholders

5. To deliver an objective and robust value for money challenge to Service Areas, which supports their service delivery requirements and maximises spend capacity by providing procurement advice and guidance, ensuring that associated risks are appropriately considered in sourcing decisions.

6. To lead the development, dispatch, evaluation and completion of designated complex, high value tenders and ensure that they are effectively and efficiently project managed, in accordance with Legislative and Constitutional and Procurement operational requirements

7. To lead development and ensure the timely completion of tender/quotation documents, including Instructions to Bidders Specifications, Evaluation Criteria and Methodology, Performance Standards/KPI’s and Contract Terms and Conditions.

8. To advise on the evaluation of tenders/bids, ensuring alignment of published tender criteria and robust documentation of the evaluation process, outcomes and contract award recommendations,

9. To ensure that complete and accurate records of all designated procurement activity are produced and retained for each procurement process from design through to implementation

10. To promote, support, review and take positive action to address issues of procurement related non-compliance through the provision of advice, guidance and support on Procurement related Legislation, the Council’s Constitution, procurement policy and procedures

11. To support the Council in market management and provide advice and guidance on contractual matters in relation to the commissioning, decommissioning and recommissioning of services.

12. To work with suppliers to enable them to trade more efficiently and effectively with the council through the development of resources and the provision of advice

13. To negotiate with suppliers on major projects or contracts or in circumstances where improved or continued service delivery is critical to ensure the delivery of the Council’s objectives or where dispute resolution procedures may need to be invoked

14. To contribute to the development and maintenance of systems and procedures to maximise e-procurement

15. To contribute to the development and lead delivery of face to face training sessions, training materials, e-learning training, on the job guidance/ coaching on procurement practice, rules and regulations to the following audiences:  Procurement Staff  Wider Council workforce  External stakeholders including suppliers

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

Recruiter: 1st Executive
Tel: 0843 216 3030
Recruiter Profile
View all jobs
Headline Job
VAS Purchaser
Senior Procurement Officer
, West Midlands, East Midlands

Candidate Login

Candidate Registration
Apply for Jobs and / or opt into our Candidate database

Daily Job Alerts
New Jobs direct to your inbox

  Job of the Week  
Procurement Project Manager

Latest Jobs
Home  |  Search Jobs  |  Find Procurement & Supply Chain Recruiters  |  Blog  |  Contact  |  Why Advertise With Us?  |  About Us   |  Jobs
Supply Chain Sitemap  |   Sitemap  |   Privacy Statement  |   Facebook  |   Twitter