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Head of Procurement - Housing

Head of Procurement - Housing

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65000 - £70000 per annum + working from home/flex working

  • Contact:

    Louise Gapp

  • Contact email:

    lg@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    ADHOP_1615999420

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-16

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

High profile Public Sector/Housing client are looking for a forward thinking and innovative Procurement professional to lead on procurement for this multi discipline and diverse organisation. This would suit a self-motivated and passionate individual looking to work in an ever evolving function. You will have experience of delivering robust strategies, implementing best practice and ensuring the organisation benefits from value for money without compromising service levels. Key areas of spend will fall within housing, construction, property/assets/repairs, along with general indirects. You will act as an industry advisor to ensure that stakeholders needs are met and correct advice is given. You will lead on all high value procurements, working in conjunction with individual business units and key stakeholders, using best practice procurement regulations. You will be current in Public Sector procurement regulations and EU tendering and have the ability to work within these guidelines to ensure that the best commercial deal is delivered. Experience of the Housing sector is desirable, as is an understanding of property and construction contracts (JCT/NEC suite).

  • Inspriational leader who is driven and forward thinking
  • Ability to act as a commercial advisor within a diverse Public Sector/Housing organisation
  • Managing a small team across multiple categories - mainly property/assets/construction/repairs
  • MCIPS qualified
  • Strong negotiator and ability to engage and advise senior stakeholders
  • Contracts management and effective Supplier Relationship Management skills
  • Proven commercial acumen across a varied goods and services spend portfolio
  • Proven track record of implementing procurement strategies and innovative solutions
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Self-starter with gravitas & presence
  • Existing knowledge of managing spend for construction/works/property - cross category within the Pubilc Sector
  • Experience of large scale procurement/category management projects across central and local government
  • NEC/JCT contract experience

Please note that this role will require you to be in the office 1-2 days per week once government restrictions are lifted