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Procurement Delivery Manager PO4
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: F&G/22/199332
  • Published: Wed 01/06/2022, 10:58 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 23/06/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £41,586 - £44,628
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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Procurement Delivery Manager PO4

Procurement Delivery Manager – Corporate and Place

Waltham Forest is a vibrant, open borough rich in culture and diversity, our residents and businesses recognise Waltham Forest as the best place to live and work in London. 

We are a pioneering borough supported by a dynamic workforce. Recent accolades include being London’s first Borough of Culture in 2019, Council of the Year 2019 and Public Finance’s Finance Team of the Year 2020. But we don’t stop there, we have an extensive regeneration programme across the borough; our capital programme is over £500m. We are renewing the Town Hall campus neighbourhood, investing in affordable homes, and developing our ambitious 15-minute city plans. All this ambition needs to be underpinned by a strong, agile procurement team and Waltham Forest will be a great place to develop your skills and improve the lives of so many. 

Our Public Service Strategy creates a new, all-encompassing definition of public service. It focuses on the most pressing challenges we face, to allow us to quickly respond to the issues Covid-19 has brought to the borough. This includes new responsibilities to embrace to keep our residents safe but also bold new actions to support our residents while remaining focussed on a long-term positive future for Waltham Forest. It recognises everyone’s role in public service and alters the role of the council from provider to partner. 

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced, solution-oriented Procurement Delivery Manager to join our award-winning procurement team to be responsible for supporting the Council’s category management approach to procurement, ensuring that it procures its goods, services and works in a cost effective and efficient manner, through providing commercial expertise and specialist market knowledge.

As part of a shared service across both Waltham Forest and Redbridge Councils, this role will involve proactively engaging with internal and external stakeholders at all levels in supporting the development and implementation of sourcing, procurement and contract management strategies, meeting the evolving requirements of the local authorities.

You will lead on procurement projects, providing procurement expertise throughout the commissioning framework, negotiating with and developing third party providers

Responsibilities will include providing leadership on the performance management of a portfolio of allocated contracts, including managing change and service development / improvement, the timely and accurate preparation and presentation of reports to various governance boards.

Working as part of a cross functional and busy team, the successful candidate will understand the importance of effective procurement in an organisation and have the ability to clarify changing requirements, identify, recommend and support the development and delivery of service and contractual improvements