Head of Procurement

Jersey (GB) (JE)
CS15 £86,279 - £95,306
23 Mar 2021
18 Apr 2021
Specialist Area
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Procurement

Salary: CS15 £86,279 - £95,306

We are transforming procurement and commercial services across the Government, and to do that we need to grow our team.  We are looking for a professional lead who will work alongside the Group Director Commercial Services and Senior Leadership Team as the Head of Procurement leading on procurement delivery, contracting and Supplier Management. 

As the Head of Procurement, you will lead on the Transformation of procurement across the organisation by developing and implementing a progressive procurement strategy. You’ll be an innovative change agent, inspiring changes in behaviours across the government to drive improved outcomes from Government spend.  You’ll have strong relationship and persuasive communication skills, acting as a conduit between Commercial Services, commissioning, and the government, directing and influencing decision makers, synergising and consolidating the activity of government departments and eliminating inefficiencies enhancing strategic priorities.

You will lead and grow the Procurement Delivery team to maximise the outcomes of the service, instilling a culture of continuous improvement, learning and development. You’ll support the team in solving organisational problems to drive performance improvement and innovation.  As the Head of Procurement, you will use your previous experience in achieving enhanced value for money, social value, and sustainable supplier relationships to ensure that category, procurement, supplier and contract strategies put communities first and ensure that people are provided with high-quality opportunities.  You will be pivotal to delivering a focus on building community wealth through procurement opportunities to reorganise and control the local economy.

As a procurement professional with extensive knowledge of designing and adopting progressive procurement practices, implementing strategic commercial and procurement strategies and best practice, we’d like to receive your application. This role would provide you with the opportunity to deliver real change, social value and be part of the Government of Jersey and Commercial Services at a key point in its journey. 

For more information, or an informal discussion about the role, please contact resourcing@gov.je.