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Generalist Procurement Manager

Generalist Procurement Manager

Posted 26 March by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Generalist Procurement Manager Job, Birmingham City Centre, Competitive Salary, Leading Local Authority

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Birmingham City Council are currently recruiting for a Generalist Procurement Manager to start ASAP for up to 3 months, with the potential of being extended. Birmingham City Council is the largest single local authority in Europe offering a range of opportunities and regeneration. With Birmingham and the surrounding areas continuing to develop, the council pride itself to make life better for the millions of people who live and work in the city.

Your new role

As an experienced Procurement Manager, you will be helping lead the Management of a portfolio of contracts with the aim of maximising financial and operational performance in order to deliver best value for money and social value for the Council and the City. This will be in a variety of area's such as Housing, Social Care and the upcoming Commonwealth Games. This will be a high volume position with the scope of working in many different upcoming area's of development in the Council. You will be working fairly autonomously, however you will have the support of a growing team around you.

What you'll need to succeed

As an experienced Procurement Manager, it is essential that you are from a Public Sector background and have knowledge of applicable EU and UK procurement legislation (OJEU) and its frameworks. It is also essential that you are CIPS qualified for this role. You will have an innovative approach to problem solving and have a strong understanding of contract management within a public sector setting and be able to manage their own workload.

What you'll get in return

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a large, fast paced and internationally recognised project that focuses solely on Birmingham and bringing it to the world stage. You will be working in a new department and be able to put your mark on the projects being undertaken and seeing the team grow and develop over the coming months.

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