Purchasing and Contracts Manager - Oxfordshire County Council

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Oxford
Salary
19.00 - 20.00 GBP Hourly + Paid Weekly
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
08 Feb 2019
Sectors
Procurement
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Purchasing&Contracts Manager

Pay: GBP20 hour (Umbrella)

Duration: 3 Months

Location: Oxfordshire council

Scope: Inside IR-35

Job Purpose:

To support the Council in delivering its Commercial Vision by carrying out the efficient and effective procurement of the Council's GBP180m p.a. direct spend on non-care related goods and services.

Main Duties:

- Producing, where appropriate, category plans that address all aspects of strategic sourcing of non-care related goods and services including identification of savings, supplier leverage and rationalisation.

- Executing the procurement aspects of those plans in a way that supports delivery of the Council's Commercial Vision and achieves value for money for the Council.

- Undertaking a lead commercial role in the Analyse stage (proposition and options development) and Plan stage (business case development) of the Council's procurement and commissioning cycle.

- Developing supply market knowledge across the Council's direct spend categories of non-care related goods and services.

- Producing executive reports for senior managers on the Council's direct spend on non-care related goods and services and providing strategic advice on achieving best value from this spend.

- Undertaking market, product/service, supplier and organisational research to establish a base of knowledge about existing and future requirements and potential opportunities for improvement

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