Director of Commissioning & Procurement

  • Location
    South Croydon, Greater London
  • Salary
    £350.00/Daily
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Procurement and Supply Chain
  • External Reference
    JN-102020-148784

Adecco are currently recruiting for a Director of Commissioning & Procurement for a Local Authority based in Croydon.



Director of Commissioning & Procurement


Croydon


FULL TIME - 5 days per week


TEMPORARY ROLE - 6 MONTHS (possible extension)


£350 per day


Director of Commissioning & Procurement

This will provide leadership of the division for a short period, at a critical time for the organisation. The priorities for the role will be:

* Providing strong leadership for the division and staff
* Providing strong procurement governance of the Councils third party spend
* Ensuring the councils maximises value from its third party spend and deliver reductions to our third party spend as part of the Councils MTFS
* Playing a strong leadership role in councils continued Covid-19 response, including PPE, care homes and the adults market, & placement and brokerage
* Ensuring performance and intelligence is playing a key role in Croydon Renewal Strategy

Applicants will need to meet the requirements set out in the JD, including
* Considerable senior management experience in a large complex organisation
* Track record of implementing robust procurement governance systems and culture
* Extensive commissioning & procurement experience at a senior level
* Experience of working in a corporate role & working as part as an effective Resources Department
* Outstanding leadership skills and ability to drive forward collaborative and cross cutting work
* Great analytical capabilities, with the capacity to manage success and drive improvement.
* Outstanding people management skills.
* Solid financial and business acumen.












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Please apply with your CV to: Sadie Nunn