Procurement

Sourcing the right goods and services from the best suppliers for your organisation can be just as difficult as choosing the right resourcing partner to help you find the best talent.

Green Park is an award winning supplier of Interim Management and Executive Search services and we have worked with most major organisations across both public and private sectors since our inception.

If your organisation requires a senior Procurement expert - on either an interim or permanent basis - please call Steve Baggi (search) or James Hunt (interim) on 020 7399 4300.

To see a selection of the previous high profile Procurement assignments we have been mandated to assist, please view the track record section at the bottom of this page.

As you will see, Procurement roles which we are regularly undertaken to deliver include both interim and permanent placings of the following:

  • Buying Director
  • Category Director
  • Category Manager
  • Commissioning Director
  • Commissioning Manager
  • Head of Trading
  • Procurement Director
  • Head of Category
  • Head of Commissioning
  • Head of Procurement
  • Merchandising Director
  • Procurement Manager
  • Sourcing Director

Track Record

IT procurement Commercial Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH5127
Location:
London
Salary:
£600+ per day or £70,000 (permanent)
Duration:
6 months+

The Client

Working for subsidiaries of a global corporate you will have responsibility for the commercial procurement of IT and telco services and assets.

The Interim Assignment

You will liaise with new and potential suppliers, building relationships with them and ensuring quality of service is maintained. You will also coordinate bids  and RFP’s for new services.

You will work closely with local IT management as well as reporting to the Commercial Director.

Interim Programme Manager Re-Procurement
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
DN5305
Location:
London
Salary:
£700 per day
Duration:
6 months

The Client
Our client a leading CCG are looking to appoint an experienced interim to manage the re procurement process for the boroughs community services.

The Interim Assignment
The organisation has a large scale community services contract and is currently considering the options for provision. The role will be to lead on the options appraisal, lead the procurement of a fresh provider or re-contract of the current one and also lead on helping the CCG re-engage with GP's and address key gaps in services.

The Interim Manager
Applicants will have led a similar re-procurement process previously and will have an excellent understanding of community services. It is important applicants will have a strong project/ programme management rigour, service redesign experience and strategy writing experience. It would be beneficial if they have worked in an integrated pioneer programme.

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Commercial Specialist – Strategic Commercial Management & Procurement
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
AT5244
Location:
UK
Salary:
c.£110,000
Duration:
Permanent

Central Government spends £45bn on goods and services with procurements ranging from £100,000 to multi billion pound contracts. In recognition of the fundamental importance of excellent procurement and need to further develop the right commercial capability the Government Commercial Function is undergoing a complete transformation. At the heart of this transformation is the establishment of a high performing Commercial Function with top commercial specialists who will create and manage innovative, efficient and effective commercial arrangements across all Government departments.

As a specialist in Commercial Management you will form a cadre of commercial talent that will play a key role in working with a global supply base to maximise value for Departmental contracts that often exceed £500m.

Successful candidates will have deep expertise in either Category Management (in one or more of the following; Facilities Management, Real Estate/Property, In-Direct or Outsourcing), complex Contract Management or Strategic Business Partnering.

In addition candidates will be outstanding commercial leaders who can build highly effective teams and influential relationships.  Innovative with a focus on achieving strong commercial outcomes, you will play a key role in transforming the way Government procures and drives commerciality through its supply chain.

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Wednesday July 22nd 2015.

For further information and to apply please visit the microsite: http://www.green-park-jobs.co.uk/gcf/

Commercial Specialist – IT Strategic Commercial Management & Procurement
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
AT5253
Location:
UK
Salary:
c. £110,000
Duration:
Permanent

Central Government spends £45bn on goods and services with procurements ranging from £100,000 to multi billion pound contracts. In recognition of the fundamental importance of excellent procurement and need to further develop the right commercial capability the Government Commercial Function is undergoing a complete transformation. At the heart of this transformation is the establishment of a high performing Commercial Function with top commercial specialists who will create and manage innovative, efficient and effective commercial arrangements across all Government departments.

As a specialist in IT Commercial Management you will form a cadre of commercial talent that will play a key role in working with a global supply base to maximise value for departmental contracts that often exceed £500m.

Successful candidates will be outstanding commercial leaders who can build highly effective teams and influential relationships. Innovative with a focus on achieving strong commercial outcomes, you will play a key role in transforming the way Government procures and drives commerciality through its supply chain.

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Wednesday July 22nd 2015.

For further information and to apply please visit the microsite: http://www.green-park-jobs.co.uk/gcf/

Interim Head of Procurement
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH5216
Location:
North East
Salary:
£500 per day
Duration:
6 months

This Govt backed organisation needs someone to lead a procurement team of 5. You will understand how to procure under OJEU regulations and have experience across a range of categories and of managing a team. You will have a commercial focus and help procurement be a business enabler. 

Interim Commercial/Procurement lead – IT/telecoms
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH5127
Location:
UK
Salary:
£600 + per day
Duration:
6 months

You will be joining a global team in a large multi national corporate. You will have experience of negotiating large contracts with major suppliers and running the whole process from RFP to award. You will have particular expertise in IT and telecoms contracts and ideally will have worked in a major supplier.

Interim Procurement Advisor
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
BBBH5161
Location:
London
Salary:
£400 - £525 per day
Duration:
3 Months

The Client
Our client, a London Borough, are transforming the way they procure goods and services and as a result require up to three procurement managers/advisors for a period of 3 months initially.

The Interim Assignment
Reporting to the Head of Commercial Services, the main purpose of these roles will be to drive forward the council’s commercial procurement and transformation programmes, in line with ambitious and long-term savings targets right across the Council.

The Interim Manager
We are looking for up to three interim managers to join our client, initially on 3 month contracts, which are likely to be extended. Specifically, candidates will be delivering procurement savings through robust contract management, letting and renegotiation on a category basis. We are looking for interims who have experience either in procurement that relates to Environmental and Regeneration Services, or to services delivered at the Corporate Centre - eg finance, HR, legal, IT, customer services. Candidates will be CIPS qualified and will have recent Local Government experience, most likely as a Procurement Manager, Category Manager or Advisor. We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience in the service areas above who can demonstrate strong OJEU knowledge and the end-to-end management of the full life cycle of major contracts. We are unable to consider applicants who do not have the above experience.

Interim Commercial Advisor, Waste Management PPP / Competitive
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
BBBH5156
Location:
London
Salary:
£800 per day

Our client is a consortium of Local Authorities forming a partnership for waste management. We are looking for a highly experience Waste Management Commercial Advisor to advise and lead on two major PPP Competitive Dialogue processes. The Advisor will provide high level commercial advice on a major procurement programme relating to waste collection, street cleaning and other environmental services. The client is seeking an experienced strategic and commercial procurement advisor who is able to coordinate inputs from specialist finance, legal and technical advisers to ensure an effective commercial negotiation strategy to be managed and delivered. Strong experience of leading complex commercial negotiations in a PPP and CD context is essential, as is good knowledge of the waste management industry. The interim manager will chair the Competitive Dialogue process, be accountable for risk and governance arrangements, and will need manage a diverse group of internal stakeholders across a variety of organisations. Given the specific nature of the post, we are only able to accept applications from candidates who meet the above criteria.

Commercial Director – Strategic IT Procurement & Contracts Specialist
Job Type:
Executive Search
Reference:
AT5129
Location:
London
Salary:
Competitive

Central Government spends £45bn on goods and services with procurements ranging from £100,000 to multi billion pound contracts. In recognition of the fundamental importance of excellent procurement and need to further develop the right commercial capability the Government Commercial Function (the Crown Commercial Service) is undergoing a complete transformation. At the heart of this transformation is the appointment of a number of top commercial specialists who will create and manage innovative, efficient and effective commercial arrangements. As a member of the Commercial Function you will be engaged in some of the largest change programmes and projects in the UK today. You will have the opportunity to lead category procurement on a massive scale – ensuring that Government uses its aggregated purchasing power to drive better deals for taxpayers.

As part of an exceptional cadre of senior commercial specialists you will act as a functional leader for your Government Department. You will work collaboratively and collectively with your commercial peers across Government, acting as a single customer to address common ‘Crown’ objectives.

You will be an outstanding senior commercial leader recognised for your deep understanding of procurement practices, IT / Technology supply chain, market trends, business drivers and key suppliers. You will have the personal stature and gravitas to challenge and influence at all levels across Government and to act as a highly effective ambassador for your Department and profession.

The closing date for applications is 22nd May 2015.

For further information please contact Ella Milward Hamylton or Andrea Trainer on 0207 399 3996.

To apply for this role please send your CV and a covering letter to ccs@green-park.co.uk

 

Interim IT Procurement Manager
Job Type:
Interim Management
Reference:
JH5127
Location:
London
Salary:
£450 per day
Duration:
3 months

The Interim will have broad experience in procurement IT services. You will have experience in RFPs and contract management for IT outsourcing in a large corporate environment. You will report to the Commercial Director so be comfortable working with senior management.

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