head of strategic procurement in west london

job type
£ 35 per hour
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west london, london
job category
construction & property
job type
working hours
£ 35 per hour
reference number
0203 680 0630
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job description

Head of Strategic Procurement

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Strategic Procurement based in a Local Authority in West London.

Post: Head of Strategic Procurement

Rate: Circa £35 - £60 per hour, depending on experience

We are looking for an experienced Head of Strategic Procurement to provide the strategic lead for procurement across the Council, working with and supporting devolved sovereign and bi-borough procurement functions embedded in directorates.

The main duties of the role are as followings;

* Develop an operating model and business case for a centre-led procurement service which supports devolved procurement functions in applying consistent procurement best practice. Implement the approved operating model.
* Develop a corporate procurement strategy which is aligned with corporate objectives and integrates with other strategies and policies.
* Develop a corporate procurement and contract management framework which sets standards and expectations for practice across the Council and mechanisms for ensuring and reporting on compliance.
* Develop and implement an organisation-wide procurement training and staff development programme.
* Ensure compliance with corporate contracts and policies and commission reviews where non-compliance appears to be a serious concern.


* Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or equivalent.
* At least two years' senior management experience in procurement.
* Expertise in public sector procurement.

Clients are looking to interview and shortlist shortly, so please submit your CV promptly for consideration.

Please apply with submission of your CV and Abs Valentino from our London CPE office will be in Touch. For more information and a confidential chat about the position, please do not hesitate to call us on 0203 680 0630

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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