Cornwall Council

Procurement Manager

Truro, Cornwall
£45,999 - £55,254
15 Jan 2019
15 Feb 2019
Specialist Area
Procurement, Purchasing
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Procurement Manager

£45,999 - £55,254
Truro, Cornwall 

Ref: 000006PA

Procurement at Cornwall Council is changing, do you want to be part of that change? 

Currently undergoing a major transformation we now have a vacancy for a Procurement Manager role within the Commercial Services team. Reporting to the Head of Procurement, this role provides an opportunity to contribute to the delivery of the Council's Commercial Strategy and play an active role in the leadership, management and development of a high performing Procurement team in order to achieve excellent value for money across the Councils third party spend. 

Incorporating all the responsibilities you would expect of a Procurement leadership role particular emphasis will be on delivering excellent customer service whilst achieving a successful balance between both commercial innovation and meeting corporate policies and regulatory requirements.

Applicants should have experience in a commercial or purchasing setting, ideally be MCIPs qualified with proven experience of a range of strategic, critical and operational purchasing arrangements that provide improved business outcomes. 

It would be an advantage if the candidate has experience of commercial activity in a public sector setting and can demonstrate the successful management of complex stakeholder networks and supplier chains. The candidate should be able to fully demonstrate the ability to negotiate and influence purchasing activity in order to achieve best value whilst meeting organisational need.

This is an exciting and demanding role in a beautiful location and should this be of interest James Keetley, Head of Procurement, would welcome an informal conversation on 01872322033 (

Closing Date: 24thFebruary 2019

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