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Procurement Manager

  • Location:

    Basford, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accounting bands 4-9, Cobalt PS

  • Job type:

    Contract & Interim

  • Salary:

    £160 - £202.35 per day

  • Job ref:

    JN -032024-81490_1712847707

  • Published:

    11 April 2024

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    10 June 2024

  • Start date:


Strategic Procurement Manager

Band 7

£160 to £202 per day depending on experience

Cobalt PS have partnered with an NHS trust in Midlands for a 12 month interim contract.

The ideal candidate will have and have worked previously within NHS organisation or another public sector organisation at a similar level in Procurement

The trust offers some hybrid working but must be based on site for 3 days per week

Job Summary

  • Responsible for defining the approach and leading delivery of strategic procurement and routine purchasing to the customer base, ensuring compliance with EU legislation, UK Law and Trust Standing Financial Instructions.

  • To be responsible for the efficient and effective delivery of Procurement Services to the total customer base in order to meet needs, maximise value for money opportunities and improve procurement related process efficiencies.

  • To develop best practice procurement strategies for the department, ensuring effective implementation and measurement of delivery.

  • To work closely with the Procurement Operations Manager, Capital Contract Manager, Deputy Director of Procurement & Head of Procurement to ensure overall co-ordination and achievement of the Integrated Supplies and Procurement Department Business Plan, Strategy and objectives

Cobalt PS exists to connect the best public sector talent with public sector organisations including NHS contracting authorities, local government, and universities, as well as other not-for-profit organisations.

Alternatively, if you have a friend or colleague who would be interested in this role, we do offer a referral scheme for successful candidates.

If this role isn't the right for you, we have a wide range of specific roles within the HR, Finance, and accounting sector.

Please get in touch with Eden Kendall ekendall@cobaltrecruitment.com 02074782525/07488821904