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Head of Procurement and Contract Management OCC48551

Salary £84,784 - £96,344 per annum



Oxfordshire County Council and Cherwell District Council have recently undergone a review of their Procurement capabilities and operating model and have subsequently put forward an exciting transformation programme.


As part of this transformation, they are in search of a commercially savvy Head of Procurement & Contract Management, as it creates a commercially focused, centrally coordinated “Provision cycle”, with a category management approach; becoming an integral and valued (internal and external) strategic partner with increased execution. Reporting to the Director of Law and Governance, the post holder will lead and embed a new operating model that is both fit for purpose and drives value for money.


To succeed you must have a strong track record of operating at a senior level, experience of driving change and transformation and must possess a commercial mind set. The post holder will ideally have experience of change management, exceptional communication and influencing skills, and be able to build sustainable and productive relationships with a range of stakeholders. As well as this, your strong and visible leadership will enable you to develop a talented, diverse and engaged workforce.


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How to apply?


Please send through your CV and supporting statement (no more than 2 sides), and current remuneration to oxcc@allenlane.co.uk





For further information on this opportunity, please contact Becca Farnon from Allen Lane at any time:


Becca Farnon, Senior Consultant

Tel: 020 3031 9628

Emal: beccafarnon@allenlane.co.uk


Allen Lane Recruitment

Tel: 020 3031 9613

Email: info@allenlane.co.uk




Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. 


All posts, unless stated otherwise, are open to flexible working arrangements.


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