Senior Procurement Specialist - Truro

Posted 29 days ago
£26.77 per hour
Closing Date: 30 August 2019
Full Time Contract

Our client is looking to recruit an experienced Senior Procurement Specialist to join their public sector organisation, initially on a 10 month contract to April 2020.  You will be based at their offices in Truro.


  • Up to £26.77 per hour depending on experience, paid weekly
  • Holiday pay on top of the rate
  • Monday to Friday working hours (4 days in the office, one day working from home)
  • Mileage paid if require to travel as part of role
  • On site café and car parking
  • Great career opportunities
  • ASAP start for the right candidate


  • Manage a small team
  • Manage the quality of the products being delivered by the team
  • Manage the delivery of the work programme and reporting
  • Oversee the delivery of the Directorate facing category plans and oversight of the plan implementation
  • Oversee the delivery of the Directorate facing commercial strategy
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of the procurement forward plan
  • Oversee the successful implementation of the make, do, buy process
  • Drive value across the Category plans, commercial strategy to deliver
  • Manage the interface with the Directorate and links across to other business partners for the directorate
  • Improve commercial performance and activity related to the Directorate including compliance.


  • Previous expertise ideally in a local government setting in either Corporate Services including facilities, utilities, personal related services, consultancy and labour and professional services, OR Adult Social Care – development of care market place including extra care and nursing capacity, home care.
  • Relevant professional qualifications
  • Experience and track record of delivering commercial activity across the service areas above
  • Able to demonstrate exceptional leadership and management skills
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • A team player at heart but able to led effectively and fairly

For full details please submit your CV.



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