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What are the key things the public sector wants from an external recruiter?

First and foremost, it’s value for money. Second comes trust, honesty, and integrity. And finally, underpinning everything is the ability to find the people you need; ensuring they have the talent, skills, attitudes and commitment to succeed in today’s varied and demanding public sector work environments.

Cedar offers all these things – and more. Our demonstrable track record in finance, procurement, change and transformation recruitment helps support vital public services, whilst complying with all necessary standards and regulations. Crucially, we’re on the Crown Commercial Service Framework (RM6160) for Non-Clinical Temporary & Fixed-Term staff in Lot 2 - Corporate Functions, so any public sector organisation, anywhere in the country, can engage to use our specialist niche services, simply efficiently and at an agreed, highly cost-effective price, in any non-clinical area to recruit both PAYE and limited company temporary workers, including fixed-term appointments.

Cedar can take away the hassle of your business-critical requirements and can provide high-quality end-to-end recruitment support that covers a quick onboarding process and direct contact with suppliers to build good working relationships.

Put simply, when you need to recruit, we should be your first port-of-call. Our team has a breadth and depth of experience few can match, recruiting successfully across an extremely diverse range of public sector organisations covering; Central Government, Local Government, NHS, Blue Light, Education and Not-for-Profit, for an equally varied span of different jobs in procurement, finance, change, and transformation. Our record in delivering high-quality resource to the public sector speaks for itself having successfully worked with clients such as:

  • ​Barnsbury Housing Association

  • Cabinet Office

  • Kent County Council

  • London Borough of Camden

  • Post Office Ltd

  • Security Industry Authority

  • SE Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation

  • ​Royal British Legion

  • Barking Havering & Redbridge NHS Trust

  • Museum of London Archaeology

  • National Security & Intelligence

  • Security Industry Authority

  • Hornsey Housing Trust

  • Imperial College London


Cedar RM6160 Framework Brochure

Cedar Public Sector Capability Document

"This is the first time I have had dealings with Cedar Procurement, they are so professional, extremely courteous, caring and passionate about what they do, and nothing is too much trouble. Cedar is an absolute pleasure to do business with and I would highly recommend them!"

Paula Townson, New Business Development Manager at Findel Education

Jobs in Public Sector

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Commercial Manager
BristolUp to £55000 per annum

Cedar are supporting a Private Sector organisation who are on the look for a Commercial Manager. This is a 12-Month Fixed Term Contract (FTC) position which will be based both from Home and in the ...

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Interim Commercial Manager - ICT
EnglandUp to £500 per day + 100% Home Based

Cedar are supporting a Public Sector client who are looking to recruit an Interim Commercial Manager for ICT & Digital. This is a HOME BASED assignment, initially for 6 month (potential to extend) ...

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Interim Procurement Manager - ICT & Digital
England£400 - £450 per day

Cedar are supporting a Public Sector client who are on the look for an Interim Procurement Manager to support their ICT & Digital Category. This role is on an initial 6 month contract (with the vie...

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Interim Procurement Manager
London£350.00 - £450.00 per day

Cedar are supporting a Public Sector client, based in London, who are looking for an Interim Procurement Manager for their Construction, Property and FM category. This is role will be a mixture of ...

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