Head of Procurement

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£65,958 per annum + benefits
Posted
26 Jul 2021
Closes
08 Aug 2021
Ref
Announcement #: London-2021-049
Specialist Area
Contracts, Procurement
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

U.S. Embassy, London is in search of a results-driven Head of Procurement, who has exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills to lead our procurement team! 

 The Head of Procurement manages the day-to-day operations of the General Services Office (GSO) Procurement section in support of the US Mission to the UK. This position is directly responsible for procuring a vast variety of commodities and services for Mission UK, including Embassy London (approximately 45 agencies), US Consulates Belfast, Northern Ireland, Edinburgh, Scotland, and Hamilton, Bermuda in a US Mission procurement program with an annual budget of approximately $18 million USD for supplies and recurring services.

Based on an in-depth knowledge of legal and regulatory material, the head of procurement’s  supervisory responsibilities include setting out the areas of responsibility of each agent and distributing work accordingly, arranging for appropriate training, motivating, appraising, and counseling staff.

The head of Procurement also works on complex and difficult procurement strategies and actions frequently with a yearly value of over $1 million USD and other high dollar value projects.

If you think you can make a significant contribution to the success of the GSO – apply now!

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