Civil Service Jobs in Manchester – Procurement Advisor

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Job Description:

At HMRC we are committed to creating a great place to work for all our colleagues; an inclusive and respectful environment that reflects the diversity of the society we serve.

We want to maximise the potential of everyone who chooses to work for us and we offer a range of flexible working patterns and support to make a fulfilling career at HMRC accessible to you.

Diverse perspectives and experiences are critical to our success and we welcome applications from all people from all backgrounds with the experience and skills needed to perform this role.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Engaging effectively with the market to inform current or future procurement strategies as well as supporting the development of emerging and immature markets.
  • Developing an understanding of supply market trends, leading practices and relevant innovation for your sub-categories.
  • Supporting commercial leaders to manage and deliver their Category Plans and the pipeline of commercial activity.
  • Effectively managing relevant stakeholders by supporting them in pipeline planning as well as making strategic and tactical decisions in line with departmental and organisational objectives.
  • Working in close partnership with Sourcing and Contract Management colleagues to design procurement strategies so that HMRC can optimise the value in the competitive marketplace.
  • Supporting leaders in developing commercial strategies which seek to not only deliver value for money for the tax payer but also significantly enhance the overall value proposition through value add initiatives such as Social Value and Net Zero.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrate capability and confidence in building relationships by communicating and influencing effectively at all levels within the organisation as well as external partners.
  • Good knowledge of procurement processes and the commercial lifecycle (experience in the Financial Services category/procurement management is preferred but not essential).
  • Good knowledge of the Financial Services and/or IT industry
  • MCIPS or equivalent qualification.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the trade-off between risk and opportunity in a commercial environment.

Job Details:

Company: Civil Service

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Manchester, GB

Application Deadline: N/A


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