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Sheffield City Council - Procurement & Supply Manager

Job Title: Sheffield City Council - Procurement & Supply Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sheffield
Salary: £18.86 - 23.33 per hour
REF: NYK17182021
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Sheffield City Council – Procurement & Supply Manager

Location: Sheffield, S1 2HH.

Contract: Initial contract to 14Th January 2022.

Hours: Full Time – Monday to Friday – 9-5pm

Payrate: £18.86 £23.33 an Hour.


To assist with Procurement and Supply Chain management for major strategic contract & Procurements, leading on lower complex and value arrangements.

To operate within the framework of the council’s procurement and contract manage strategy. Ensuring compliance with procedures, process and current contractual arrangements.

To be a centre of excellence in the provision of procurement advice to members, managers and the achievement of best value for money following good practice and maintaining professional standards

Key Accountabilities:

Take the lead in relation to a nominated and agreed category operating within a spend area, assisting the Senior Procurement and Supply Chain Manager in managing

a portfolio consisting of a single large complex SCC contract or multiple contracts of medium scale.

Act as the Centre of Expertise for the nominated spend area and ensure that at all times that there is proper compliance with the overall Category Management Strategy,

Council’s Procurement Strategy and Standing Orders, Financial Regulations, European and UK Legislation on procurement

Develop and implement a strategy for the spend area, ensuring continuous improvement in costs and quality, and implementation of Best Practice procurement and contract management.

Working with and supporting the Management Team to ensure that the strategic objectives of the Council are achieved, as far as possible,

through the effective Procurement and management of Contracts, ensuring value for money is achieved, realisation of benefits is maximised, robust commercials are in place and risks are managed and mitigated as appropriate.

Support in establishing and reviewing KPI’s, ensuring performance information is provided and reviewed, external performance benchmarking and market horizon scanning,

managing any performance credit or deduction payment mechanisms, supporting the senior manager in working with the contractor and client to ensure there is service delivery planning,

continuous improvement and benefit realisation and reporting.

Management of stakeholders to market the benefits of the spend area and contracts; ensure use of the category suppliers; lead cross functional teams to identify/challenge category requirements and develop ‘fit for purpose’ category strategies.

Implementation of the agreed procurement and contract management strategy across SCC for the given area, ensuring compliance to procedure,

process and category management, prioritise improvement projects within the strategy in order to deliver early, optimum value for money to SCC.

Monitor and evaluate spend, throughput on contracts and contractors to identify high or aggregated expenditure which can then be addressed in line with the developed strategy Procurement & Supply Chain Manager – October 2017

Responsibility for change management, risk management, dispute resolution, document management, contingency planning,

exit planning, managing key contractual events (e.g. periodic price reviews), that are suitable for (internal and external) audit purposes and all of which impact on service for non-strategic contracts.

Monitor, manage and report on category performance indicators and provide statistical returns as required.

Drafting and where necessary presentation of financial and written reports and/or presentations tailored to suit the target audience inc. Boards, Members, Client and Customers

Ensuring that best practice supplier relationship management is in place and applied over the life of the contract.

Own the relationship with category suppliers; deal with supplier performance issues (cost, quality, delivery etc); monitor and report on supplier performance.

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Nana Kyeremeh on 0208 514 9137 or Email