Procurement and Supply Chain Manager

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Grade 9 (£44,428 to £48,474)
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Job Type
Full Time

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your career, while supporting the delivery of strategic priorities for Sheffield?  We are seeking to recruit a procurement professional with the right skills and values.  If you are keen to work collaboratively, have strong attention to detail and take pride in delivering excellent outcomes, we welcome your application.

Joining a supportive, experienced and committed team, you will develop and broaden your experience, working with colleagues across one of the UK’s largest local authorities.

You will be responsible for several categories of spend and work with internal clients to deliver best value, while maintaining compliance with procurement regulations and the Council’s Constitution.  Balancing a challenging financial landscape and the need to deliver the best outcomes for our citizens, while embedding the forthcoming Procurement Act, present a demanding but rewarding opportunity for our Service, in which Procurement & Supply Chain Managers will play a key role.

With strong technical skills and a background in procurement, you will be skilled at working with a wide range of stakeholders to develop and deliver procurement and contract management strategies.  Commercial acumen and the ability to negotiate, while seeing the bigger picture, are key qualities for success. 

Our proposition to you:  

  • We are a friendly, welcoming, approachable team
  • You will be surrounded by knowledgeable and experienced colleagues, who are engaged and constructive
  • We have a collective desire to make improvements and do a good job, while being realistic about challenges
  • You will have regular opportunities for meaningful discussion about current projects, with peers and colleagues at different levels, and partners such as Legal Services
  • There are opportunities for progression; you will work alongside peers and colleagues who have progressed through the Service and Council
  • Regular development is encouraged – from formal qualifications to e-learning, webinars and courses
  • We will trust and empower you to undertake your role, with support available when needed
  • We offer genuine flexible working and understand the need for work / life balance
  • Annual salary progression

Full-time employees work 37 hours per week, and we offer a generous holiday entitlement, rising to 31 days per year after 5 years’ service.

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This role expires 31/05/2024.
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