IT Procurement Manager

Posted 10 April 2024
Salary £22.84 - £29.69 per annum
Job type Temporary
Discipline IT
ContactBeth Goldsmith

Job description

Title: IT Procurement Manager

Rate: £22.84 PAYE or £29.69

Location: Hybrid: Home and New Shire Hall

Type: Temporary - 6 months

Opus People Solutions are working with Cambridgeshire County Council to recruit for an interim IT Procurement Manager with expereince in public sector procurement regulations and practice particularly in the field of IT.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Plan and deliver effective procurement processes that are compliant with the Council's Contract Procedure Rules, the Public Contract Regulations/Procurement Act and any other relevant legislation. This will involve interpretation of law and guidance to recommend relevant courses of action to service areas.
  • Acting as subject matter experts, work proactively with service areas to ensure that procurement documentation and processes are fit for purpose. Work with Procurement and Commercial colleagues to develop documentation and processes as required.

  • Prepare appropriate and quality procurement documentation using the templates available to ensure that procurement processes are transparent and proportionate.
  • Work with colleagues to develop and provide training to service areas on procurement requirements including evaluation processes.
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of relevant supply markets to ensure that procurements are designed in a way which is most likely to achieve high quality outcomes.
  • Collaborate effectively as part of the wider Procurement and Commercial Team, taking on other relevant roles as needed to raise the profile of the Procurement and Commercial function at the Council.


  • Recent experience of working on a procurement team in the public sector, a team operating under the Public Contract Regulations
  • Recent experience of managing public sector procurement processes which are compliant, effective.
  • Experience of working with a relevant e tendering system.
  • Ability to demonstrate awareness and understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion and how this applies to this role.
  • Ability to contribute towards our commitment of becoming a net zero organisation.