Job Title: ICT Procurement Manager
Salary Range: £48,923 with the opportunity to progress to a maximum of £54,145 per annum
Hours: 37 per week
Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce
Do you have at least 3 years’ experience in Public Sector procurement? Do you have experience of outsourcing Technology services and procuring Technology assets?
Based at County Hall, Hertford, we have an exciting opportunity for an ICT Procurement Manager to take up a new role within the Technology service.
The purpose of the role is to ensure that tendering and contracting activity in respect of technology goods and services is undertaken in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations and in support of the strategic objectives of the Council.
You will be responsible for managing the contract register, completing the full lifecycle of procurement activity through requirements gathering, market engagement, procurement route options appraisals, development of pricing schedules and performance indicators, tendering, evaluating and contract award.
Your focus will be to deliver timely procurement activities to ensure business continuity for the Technology service and organisation.
This is a new role to the Technology service. Therefore, for the right candidate, this provides a rewarding opportunity to take ownership developing the function and work with autonomy.
In addition, you will be responsible for building a small team (to be established) of ICT Procurement Officers and providing managerial support to them.
You will also have the opportunity to work flexible hours and remotely (as agreed with your line manager).
Technical skills and qualifications required for the role:
We are looking for a positive and enthusiastic self-starter who will need to have a background in technology goods and services and public sector procurement with an understanding of the political decision-making processes.
Certified International Procurement Professional (CIPP), Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (MCIPS) and/or equivalent qualification would be beneficial.
You can help develop this new function within the Technology team, which will be integral to the future operating model of the service.
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, we would love to hear from you!
Closing Date: Sunday 29th January 2023
Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 6th February 2023
For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Jeff Evans - Technology Client Services Manager on 01992 555780 or firstname.lastname@example.org