Procurement Manager

  • Location
    City Of London, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Procurement and Supply Chain
  • External Reference

Our client a Law Enforcement organisation is currently recruiting for a Procurement Manager start ASAP pending a security clearance which can take up to 4 weeks, duration 6 months, pay £16.84ph, hours Mon-Fri working 36 hours per week.

The successful candidate must have good written skills and some experience of working in the public sector, having knowledge of and/or used public sector frameworks with some experience of running tenders and has CIPS.

Overview of the role;

We are looking for someone with experience of procurement, stakeholder management, contract negotiation and supplier management, to provide support to deliver the procurement of a wide range of goods and services that meet the departments' requirements and provides value for money. You will need to ensure procurement activities are aligned with relevant departmental or Cabinet Office priorities/strategies, acting in accordance with Cabinet Office and EU procurement rules.

Key responsibilities;


  • Understand and support strategic procurement activities to contribute towards the department's overall objectives. Assist with driving improvement and raising awareness in the department to ensure compliance with the procurement policy and the need to achieve value for money.

  • Provide general support to case teams with the preparation of business cases, specifications, tender documents, and evaluation of tenders. Drafting initial framework call-off contract terms, contract award, publishing contract awards.


  • To use and follow procurement systems and processes in an effective and efficient way. Highlight issues and draft updates and guidance when necessary.

  • Timely publication of tenders and contract awards.

  • Follow procedures to improve value for money and promote use of new frameworks within the client. Making sure that aggregation rules are not overlooked and comply fully with public procurement law, commercial procedure, policy and assurance processes.

Stakeholder Management

  • Build a network of stakeholders with suppliers, internal customers and other category experts across the public and private sectors, maintaining strong working relationships.

  • Liaise on procurement matters with bodies across the public and private sectors in order to comply with regulations and standards.


  • Turning strategic objectives into tangible outcomes and delivering results.

  • Undertaking all procurement activity for goods and services, and being mindful of the legal and commercial risk. Highlighting risks identified to senior managers.

  • Working closely with case teams to identify the appropriate Counsel. Obtaining necessary approval from General Counsel and then appointing Counsel. To ensure that specific requirements and terms are included in all letters of engagement.

If this is the role for you, then apply today! Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Adecco is an equal opportunities provider.

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Please apply with your CV to: annie lindsay