Senior Procurement Officer

  • Job Reference: NKHPRO
  • Date Posted: 4 December 2017
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £350 Per Day
  • Bonus/Benefits: Inside IR35
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

VENNGROUP Specialists in professional temporary recruitment

Interim Senior Procurement Officer - Children’s Services
Based in London
Length: 3 months initially with the strong possibility of extension
IR35 Status: Inside

We are currently recruiting on behalf of one of our local authority clients for an exciting opportunity as an experienced Interim Senior Procurement Officer, who will support them with key procurement activity.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing end to end procurement support on a number of projects within Children’s Services
  • Reviewing contracts to identify opportunities to drive effectiveness and efficiency
  • Providing subject matter expertise and advice in relation to procurement practice
  • Supporting the procurement team in developing strategies and to drive service improvement

Skills and experience required:

  • Understanding key elements of the commissioning and procurement lifecycle
  • Knowledge of Children’s services
  • Excellent negotiation skills with evidence of their effective use and application to achieve objectives
  • Evidence of strong political awareness and sensitivity to stakeholder needs and priorities
  • Experience of managing complex procurement projects and contract management activities


To apply for this role or to find out about other procurement jobs, please contact

 Niki Holdich or Toby Rose on the London Local Government Team on 020 7557 7667 and email your CV to