The North Wales Economic Ambition Board is looking for a Procurement and Social Value Manager to join its team. This role will give you the opportunity to work with multiple public and private sector partners across Wales and the UK. It provides flexible working arrangements, generous annual leave entitlement, a local government pension scheme plus training and professional development opportunities within a supportive environment.
We are growing our team at the North Wales Economic Ambition Board and are looking for a Procurement and Social Value Manager to join us and help deliver the Growth Deal for North Wales. The aim of the Growth Deal is to build a more vibrant, sustainable and resilient economy in North Wales, building on our strengths to boost productivity while tackling long-term challenges and economic barriers to deliver inclusive growth.
We are looking for an experienced professional with a passion for maximising social value and using procurement as a lever to drive added worth for the benefit of communities across North Wales. The successful applicant will have an opportunity to work across a wide ranging portfolio of projects, engaging with multiple public and private sector stakeholders and play an important role in the delivery of transformational projects across North Wales.
As the Procurement and Social Value Manager your responsibilities will include:
Leading and managing all purchasing and contract management activity for the North Wales Growth Deal;
Maximising the value and community benefits derived from procurement activity;
Ensuring compliance will all relevant legislation;
Acting as the senior professional purchasing advisor to the board;
Developing and maintaining effective relationships with key stakeholders and partners.
We are interested in speaking to people about the Procurement and Social Value role with the following skills and experience:
Degree / postgraduate in a relevant field (or equivalent);
CIPS qualification or membership;
Broad experience and a proven track record of effective buying practice;
Experience of contract management and project management;
Experience of delivering worth and community benefit through procurement activity;
Experience of stakeholder and supply chain engagement;
Ability to present, use and interpret information confidently;
Whilst the ability to speak Welsh is desirable, it is not essential for this role.
In return, the Procurement and Social Value Manager will receive a salary of £44,863 – £46,845 pa. This is a full-time role; however; we will consider flexible working requests for the right person. Initially this is a fixed term post until June 2023, with the possibility of an extension.
If this sounds like the role for you, click the apply button online and we will contact you with the next steps in the application process. We look forward to hearing from you. North Wales is an excellent place to live and work, why not play a key role in shaping its future?
Interviews are to be held on 22 March 2021. Application Closing Date: 10am on 3 March 2021. All application documents will need to be submitted by this date. On applying you will be sent further instructions as to the application process.
*This post is part funded by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government
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