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Senior Strategic Procurement Manager

  • Location:

    Stafford, Staffordshire

  • Job type:

    Contract & Interim

  • Salary:

    £300 - £340 per day

  • Job ref:

    JN -022024-81314_1707402205

  • Published:

    08 February 2024

  • Duration:

    6 months min

  • Expiry date:

    08 April 2024

  • Start date:


Senior Strategic Procurement Manager

Band 8c

£300 - £338 per day depending on experience

Cobalt PS have partnered with an NHS trust in Midlands for a new 6 month interim contract. We are recruiting for a team to manage a complex ICT Procurement project

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

Job Summary

  • Experience leading on complex, high value contracts and tenders

  • Public Sector Procurement experience

  • Experience dealing with very senior organisational stakeholders

  • Experience of management multi-disciplinary, multi-stakeholder complex projects

  • Able to prepare, lead and manage Public Contract Regulations 2015 processes and associated documentation

  • Excellent supplier stakeholder management and engagement skills

  • CIPS qualification preferred but not essential

  • Able to successfully lead a complex procurement project across an ICS

  • Knowledge and experience of conducting a competitive exercise via a nationally approved framework

  • Ability to provide detailed feedback and reports to senior stakeholders

  • Experience of project managing a complex, high value PCR procurement exercise

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