Are you an experienced and commercially focused Procurement professional looking to take your next step in your career?
Are you a strategic and empowering Leader who relishes a challenge?
We have an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Manager to join our new Procurement and Contracts service for our client Councils, the South and East Lincolnshire Councils Partnership and across our company.
Our Councils and Company are looking to phase our external procurement arrangements back to an in-house model which will set out and develop a new procurement strategy, identify an efficiencies plan for procurement activity and in the medium to long term, develop a commercial model to generate income.
You will be given the opportunity to help build our procurement function from the ground up, this is an excellent opportunity for an experienced procurement professional to stamp their identity at an exciting time for the organisation!
Working as part of a professional team, you will coordinate alongside our newly appointed Head of Procurement and Contracts and Senior Leaders across the councils to drive best procurement practice business wide while supervising a team of Procurement Officers/Administrators.
What we need from you:
Member of The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) with evidence of ongoing CPD
Experience of public sector procurement activity and ethos.
Previous leadership experience supervising a Procurement team or service
What we offer:
PSPS is proud of its working environment and our loyal dedicated employees. We value an inclusive workplace that drives growth, success, performance and creativity. You will be supported by a team of like-minded professionals, driven by a passion to make a real difference. We offer great benefits including:
Local Government Pension Scheme, 19.9% employer contribution
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and the option to purchase up to 5 days extra
Get your birthday off
Hybrid and Agile working policy
Employee Assistance Programme
Car user allowance
Employee Benefits Platform including retail, holiday, and leisure discounts
We support your career development
You can read more information about our benefits on our website: https://www.pspsl.co.uk/working-for-us/benefits
Public Sector Partnership Services are a high performing Local Authority Trading Company (LatCo), owned by East Lindsey District Council, South Holland District Council and Boston Borough Council, with ambitions to grow and provide high quality services to other Councils.
You will join us at an exciting time in that our clients - Boston Borough Council, East Lindsey District Council and South Holland District Council are embarking on a trailblazing partnership which aims to be bold, ambitious and will be the largest in the country.
PSPS is proud of its working environment and our loyal dedicated employees. We value an inclusive workplace that drives growth, success, performance and creativity. You will be supported by a team of like-minded professionals, driven by a passion to make a real difference.
If you are interested in having a confidential conversation about the role, please contact Martin Gibbs on either email@example.com or 07768 300346.
PSPS reserve the right to change the closing date, depending on application numbers. Interviews will be arranged when suitable candidates apply which may be prior to the closing date.