Senior Procurement recruitment

London (Greater)
£39,083 - £46,684 per annum or £44,872 - £58,266 per annum
27 May 2021
17 Jun 2021
London Fire Brigade
Specialist Area
Job Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

LFB Senior Procurement recruitment

Following a successful transformation programme, a variety of exciting roles have arisen within the Procurement Department at London Fire Brigade.

Post: Head of Category (Professional Services Procurement) & Head of Performance & Assurance (Procurement)
Grade: FRS F
Salary range: £44,872 - £58,266 per annum

Post: Senior Procurement & Contracts Manager x 3

Grade: FRS E
Salary range: £39,083 - £46,684 per annum

Contract type: Permanent

Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 17 June 2021 at 16:00 GMT

The department is responsible for all procurement activity within the organisation, working with internal client departments to fulfil operational and other requirements focussing on achieving best value for the Brigade. 

The successful applicant to the Head of Category role will manage, in conjunction with the existing three other Heads of Category, the procurement pipeline of the Brigade and contracts in the Professional Services category.

The Head of Performance and Assurance (Procurement) is a senior level role responsible for quality assurance in all procurement activities.

The London Fire Brigade, at the strategic level, is pursuing a category management style approach to procurement; while the job description for Senior Procurement & Contracts Manager role is a generalist one, it is envisaged that the successful applicants will lead on core areas of the business and be required to develop close, strategic working relationships within particular categories such as ICT and professional services.  In order to maintain flexibility within the teams, generalist experience is also required with an aptitude and willingness to build experience in particular categories once in post. 

The roles also involve collaboration with other public sector bodies such as the Metropolitan Police and Transport for London and other Fire Rescue Authorities. 

Benefits including: 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, Option Absence Scheme, Flexible working including job share, Welfare Scheme, Use of Brigade Medical Adviser/physios, Season ticket loans, Equality Support Groups, Contributory Pension Scheme and Cycle to Work Scheme, Gym, Subsidised café, Training and Development.

We value the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities across London. The London Fire Commissioner is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals, irrespective of people's age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.  We have guidance in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.

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