Assistant Procurement Manager - MOR09573

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Job Description The Assistant Procurement Manager is responsible for assisting with the management and control of the Corporate Procurement service, covering governance, accountability, guidance, support, training, risk management and transactional management of council tendering and ...

Job Description

The Assistant Procurement Manager is responsible for assisting with the management and control of the Corporate Procurement service, covering governance, accountability, guidance, support, training, risk management and transactional management of council tendering and contracting processes.  The postholder also assists with managing the wider Payments and Procurement section.

 

Requirements

Supporting the Finance Manager in the management and delivery of the Payments and Procurement Service (with main responsibility for the procurement elements)

Provide supervision, direction and support to Payments and Procurement staff

Assist in ensuring that the Section is adequately prepared for changes in regulations affecting all aspects of procurement and support the development of any resultant impact on procedures and processes

Ensure the provision of a professional advice service to the Council on the requirements of relevant statutory bodies and the Council's regulations and procedures

Ensure all procedures and related systems are developed to deliver an efficient process and appropriately documented

Manage, train and develop staff

Assume the role of Lead Officer for appropriate corporate contracts

 

The Individual

Managerial experience in a procurement environment

Finance/Administration Diploma or Equivalent level

Computer literate to a good level of proficiency

Able to organise personal workload and that of others to meet set deadlines

Procedural and organisational skills.

Effective communicator both written and verbal

An understanding of finance control and administration

A flexible approach to new working practices and technology

Ability to develop and deliver training courses

Able to maintain strict confidentiality

Able to motivate and monitor staff

Able to work to own initiative.

Strong leadership and supportive approach to team members

An ability to work as part of a management team delivering services within resources available

Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines

Ability to work in a shared office

Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs and demands of the service

 

Closing Date: 14 June 2024

Starting Salary: £47,068.45

£24.97 per hour

36.25 hours per week

Proposed Interview Date:  TBC

 

For further information contact Lorraine Paisey: 01343 563213

 

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