Head of Procurement

Enfield (London Borough), London (Greater)
£59,733- £77,301
29 Jul 2021
27 Aug 2021
Specialist Area
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member

Here at Enfield Council, our mission is to create a “lifetime of opportunity for our residents”. We are an ambitious Council, serving a population of over 350,000 people and this is reflected in our Council plan to deliver better and more efficient services to all who live, work, study and visit our borough.

As Head of Procurement, you’ll be tasked with establishing a best-in-class Procurement function and creating a dynamic Category Management practice to best serve the needs of the council and residents. You will lead and shape procurement policy and strategy for the Council and be accountable for the strategic and operational planning and delivery of the service targets and objectives. This is an environment of scale and complexity with approximately £400M with 8,000 third party suppliers.

Reporting into the Director of Finance & Commercial,  you’ll be the principal advisor on council wide procurement policies and strategy using your comprehensive knowledge of the regulatory framework  with which local authorities operate. Just as importantly, you’ll provide strategic leadership on developing new ways of working which best meet the needs of the council and residents. This role offers a unique platform to bring your considerable procurement expertise and strategic ideas to make a significant impact on a new and ambitious procurement function.

If you are seeking a new challenge and want to bring your dynamism and energy to an ambitious and forward thinking organisation, we will want to hear from you. It’s important that you are Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply CIPS qualified and have relevant experience at a proven senior leadership level within a procurement related discipline.

To find out more, please contact our retained consultant at Penna: Andreas Efthymiou on andreas.efthymiou@penna.com / 07546 415 794 for a confidential conversation.

For further information and to apply please click the 'Apply Now' button.

Closing Date: Friday 27th August 2021

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