Head of Procurement



Location: Sheffield

Salary: Up to £70,030

Reference: A000497

Status: Open

Sheffield City Council is a council that leads boldly with purpose and decisiveness, that puts the people and communities of Sheffield at the heart of everything it does, and that works hard to deliver excellence first time, every time. It is an extraordinary place to live and work, providing a perfect balance of the urban and the outdoors.

We now have an exciting opportunity to join our extended leadership team and to contribute to the modernisation of one of this country’s most exciting, vibrant, and diverse cities. Your work will help our council reach its potential and be an organisation that our community can rely on, whatever their needs.

This role reports directly to our Director of Finance & Commercial Services and will play an integral role in supporting us to realise our ambitions. More, you’ll have the opportunity to shape how we work differently with both internal and external partners into the future. This is a pivotal role in building the Sheffield of tomorrow. If you believe you could make a difference and want to join us on this exciting journey, we would love to hear from you.

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For a confidential discussion about the role please contact:

Sean Anderson
Email: sanderson@faerfield.co.uk
Tel:  0121 312 3755

Ben Cox
Email: bcox@faerfield.co.uk
Tel:  0121 312 3755

Indicative timetable:

Closing date for applications: Friday 15 March 2024
Preliminary/Technical Interviews:  week commencing Monday 25 March 2024
Final interview: Tuesday 23 April 2024

To apply:

To apply for this job please click on the Apply button below and fill out the requested information. When prompted, please submit your CV and a Supporting Statement (no more than four sides of A4 each).

With your CV, please also provide the names and contact details of two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. Referees will only be contacted if you reach the final stages, and we will not contact referees without your permission.

Your supporting statement should express why you are interested in this role and what experience you can bring to the organisation. The statement should tackle the specific requirements of the role; outlining examples and outcomes showing how you meet those requirements.