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Cross Category Manager - Projects - Brent

Job Title: Cross Category Manager - Projects - Brent
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brent
Salary: £55,155 - 58,248 per year
REF: LEF94920
Contact Name: Lily Fowler
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Cross Category Manager – Projects - Brent

£55,155 - £58,248 p.a

Contract – Full Time:


  • Acting in partnership with your key stakeholders you’ll manage complex, high to medium value procurement projects that are key to delivering good quality public services. In brief, you’ll be a key strategic advisor, confident and clear thinking, providing expert support and making sure projects achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • You will have expert knowledge of procurement – ideally in the public sector It’s all about using the tools and techniques of strategic sourcing to achieve business goals. Through sound market analysis and strategy formulation, you’ll improve the quality of services being delivered, whilst always ensuring value for money.
  • You should also have specialist knowledge of one of the areas mentioned above, plus a track record of managing complex, high-value projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • A quick learner with the ability to hit the ground running. Adept at devising strategies, including innovative commercial arrangements or new service delivery models, you’ll understand the end-to-end procurement process and have plenty of experience leading multi-disciplined teams.  With commercial acumen and great people skills, this could be your opportunity to stretch  your talents to the full.
  • You will be given the opportunity to showcase you strategic thinking and strategy deliver by  leading a team to implement one of the key pillars of the Procurement Strategy and being recognised by senior leaders across the client  a the Procurement lead for that pillar.
  • Evidence of significant relevant Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
  • Expert knowledge of public procurement processes.
  • Knowledge and understanding of e-procurement tendering portals.
  • Knowledge of the wider policy context for public procurement, e.g. the Transparency Agenda, Social Value, London Living Wage, Modern Slavery, Sustainability.
  • Knowledge of local government decision-making and service planning.
  • Broad knowledge of procurements ranging from Social Care to Construction.

Significant experience of managing procurements in a large, complex organisation

To find out more information please contact Lily at

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