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Technical Procurement Manager Post Ref R/P6

Grade L £38,443 - £44,512 per annum. Please note it is WYCA policy to recruit to SP1 for all appointments. Closing date 29th January 2018. Based in Leeds City Centre

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority is seeking to appoint a Technical Procurement Manager. This newly created post, covering cover ICT, systems and digital procurement related activities, will have the opportunity to work within a new procurement team, leading on strategic technical related procurements, leading on strategies for categories of spend and assisting to develop and improve the procurement function.

The authority is seeking an experienced, confident, self-motivated and ambitious procurement professional who will drive innovation, improve ways of working and be at the forefront of our commercial relationships with our suppliers, internal customers and wider stakeholders.

The team we are establishing will undertake some of the most innovative and critical procurement work in the region. The successful individual has the opportunity to work alongside local and national partners at a city regional level, and to contribute to a developing and influential public sector organisation.

The Procurement Managers key responsibilities will include:
• Leading on key technical procurements to ensure effective service delivery.
• Providing support and guidance around procurement processes and options.
• Ensuring compliance to EU and UK procurement legislation
• Implementing procurement strategies and policies including Inclusive Growth and Social Value.
• Providing coaching and training in specialist areas of procurement.


West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) has a flexible and encouraging approach to helping you achieve your best work/life balance and career goals with a range of benefits including a local government career average pension scheme, a free countywide travel MCard (zone 1-5) and flexitime working scheme.

We encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, race, gender, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Please submit your application form by 11.55pm Monday 29th January 2018. Interviews will be held Tuesday 6th February 2018

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Candidates will be notified of invitation to interview by e-mail.

No Agencies please.
Candidate information will be retained by WYCA for 12 months unless you make a request for this to be deleted.

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