Procurement Manager

Civic Centre Wolverhampton and remote working
£36,922 - £41,881
02 Dec 2021
07 Jan 2022
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Procurement Manager

Grade 7 (£36,922 - £41,881)

1 full time position


The Council are looking for people to join the Procurement team for our new chapter. We are looking for people with relevant category experience who can demonstrate the right commercial acumen, confidence to disrupt traditional thinking and enthusiasm to make a difference. The Council operates within central Wolverhampton but opportunities for flexible and agile working will be considered.   

Located in the heart of the City of Wolverhampton, we offer a modernised working environment with great transport links, a wide-ranging staff benefits scheme, competitive salary and flexible working hours.

An opportunity has arisen for a number of Procurement Professional to join the team as  Procurement Manager for FM.

The roles will require individuals with in-depth knowledge of procurement best practice knowledge.

To be successful you will need to:

  • Significant knowledge of Public Contract Regulations 2015;
  • Be able to develop options for effective decision making;
  • Be able to problem solve;
  • Ensure compliance with all processes and update systems accordingly;
  • Influencing stakeholders at all levels;
  • Provide a quality service focussed on supporting stakeholders;
  • Be able to deliver in a fast-paced environment supporting multiple projects.

Candidate Experience

Experience of leading on complex tender processes, including working with stakeholders, cross functional teams, legal services and partner organisations.
Supporting development of category strategies
Supporting stakeholders to ensure they are compliant with Public Contract Regulations 2015 and internal policies.


  • Level 4 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply via examination and Member of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPs) or studying towards achieving this.
  • BSc Hons degree 
  • Significant category experience

What's on Offer

CIPS sponsorship up to Level 6 

For a confidential discussion please contact John Thompson, Head of Procurement on 01902554503 or



City of Wolverhampton Council are committed to representing Wolverhampton’s diverse community and therefore strongly encourage applications from all applicants meeting the essential criteria. The council operates a guaranteed interview policy for disabled candidates, those who have previously been under our care and are over the age of 25 and veterans who have served in the military, where it is evidenced that the essential criteria of the post are met.

Our application system is anonymous, this means recruitment interview panel members will not receive details of your name or date of birth unless you are invited to attend an interview. We are not able to hide personal information from any attachments that you upload so we request that you remove your name, date of birth and any personal information from any supporting documentation. The shortlisting panel will receive your candidate pack in full (including any attachments) showing your candidate number. If you are invited to attend an interview, panel members will be provided with your name.

Supporting documents
Job description and Personal Specification.pdf

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