Head of Procurement

Change & Transformation

Posted: 18/11/2016

  • Salary: GBP 500 per day - GBP 550 per day
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Reference: KJ9

I am urgently looking for a Head of Procurement to join a government agency.

The sucessful candidate will:

  • Be experienced in public sector procurement and contract management
  • Be experienced in negotiating with third party suppliers
  • Have significant line management experience.
  • Be familiar with OGC guidance on procurement & contract management
  • Have a strong understanding of public procurement regulations and practices including the EU directives
  • Have experience of drafting appropriate contract and procurement documents
  • Have practical experience of managing varied procurement operations that are subjected to EU procurement regulations
  • Have strong understanding of how the procurement process fits with the contractual arrangements
  • Have well developed relationship management skills
  • Be able to analyse, evaluate and make recommendations on risk at a strategic level
  • Be able to work collaboratively with varying stakeholders
  • Have excellent influencing skills with senior management, colleagues, team members and external suppliers
  • Be confident communicator to share complex propositions and issues across organisation
  • Experience of Coaching would be desireable however not essential.

Candidates must be MCIPS qualified and have well-developed IT skills.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.