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Posted on: 21 September 2022
Job Title: Procurement and Commercial Manager
Location: East Suffolk Council, East Suffolk House, Melton IP12 1RT or Riverside, Lowestoft NR33 0EQ (depending on applicant's preference)
Salary: £47,665 - £51,593 per annum
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37 Hours per week
Closing Date: 11pm, 10 October 2022
Interview Date: 20 October 2022.
East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference to people's lives, delivering vital services to a quarter of a million people across East Suffolk.
We currently have this exciting opportunity to lead the Procurement Team within the Operations Service area.
About the role:
We are seeking a Procurement and Commercial Manager who can secure best value, assist the council ensuring contracts are performing as intended and, where possible, deliver maximum benefit to the businesses and residents of East Suffolk.
You will be responsible for achieving best value for money on all procured goods, works and services and reduce the cost of the procurement process, ensuring continuous improvement.
You will have influence over and indirect responsibility for around £24 million of expenditure per annum. You will need to grow and develop new business through diversification and expansion to generate a net income for investment in further opportunities and to help offset costs of other activities.
As a member of CIPS, you should be educated to degree level in a relevant field, have significant knowledge of public sector procurement processes and experience of contract monitoring and improvement.
Why work for us?
East Suffolk Council is a great place to work and there are lots of benefits our employees can access. To find out more about why we are so proud of East Suffolk Council,?take a look at our video and hear why our employees think it is such a great place to work.
Here are some of the main benefits:
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Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: Purchasing Manager; Procurement Manager, Procurement Administrator, Procurement Executive, Procurement Operations, IT Procurement Executive, Procurement Admin, Buyer, Purchaser, Commercial Manager, Commercial Manager, Commercial Specialist may also be considered for this role will also be considered for this role.
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