Procurement Services Category Leader (Ref 23-098)

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Closing Date: 28/09/2023
Contract Permanent
Job Role Public Services
Working Hours Full Time
Location Stockton-on-Tees
Salary £33,915 - £39,036
Company Cleveland Police

Job Description

Post: Procurement Services Category Leader

Salary: SO 1 / 2 – £33,915 – £39,036

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: St Marks House, Thornaby (with some flexibility for home working)


Cleveland Police are seeking an innovative and dedicated individual to join their Procurement Team.  If you have experience dealing with suppliers, contract management and delivering on value for money, this could be the right role for you.


You will be suited to this post if you have strong communication skills with the ability to build effective working relationships.  You will have ownership of specific categories, where you will provide specialist advice to Service Units.  This will include being responsible for specific contracts such as uniform or ICT.  You will be focused on optimising external expenditure, whilst also establishing and maintaining supply sources managing the supplier relationship and optimising contract value and delivering on cost savings in all areas.


We welcome applications from candidates who have excellent analytical and negation skills, who also possess a pro-active approach to work, identifying areas for improvement and new opportunities for contract development.  You will also be confident in identifying and managing risk in business activities and conducting risk assessments.


Candidates must be a member of the Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or be working towards attaining this.


To learn more about the post, please click here for the job description.


If you would like to discuss the role further please contact G. Gallagher on 01642 303409.


Please click here to view further information and benefits on working for Cleveland Police.


If you are interested in applying for this role please progress your application via the link.  Application forms should be completed no later than 23:55 on the specified closing date.


Cleveland Police is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. All appointments will be made on merit.

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