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Procurement Manager - City, Bristol, United Kingdom,

Interim Procurement Manager

Venn Group is working with a public sector organisation in Bristol to recruit for a Procurement Manager to lead on procurement for a variety of major and minor projects to improve service provision and efficiency. This will be initially a 3 month role, very likely to extend, paying £480/day inside IR35.

Skills required:

  • Experience working on a variety of small and large projects across different categories concurrently
  • Evidence of ability to overcome obstacles during procurement processes in order to achieve results
  • Ability to carry out the full commissioning cycle, including strategy development, tendering and contract management
  • Innovative approach to problem solving through negotiation and stakeholder engagement
  • Significant experience of operating within OJEU legislation and guidelines
  • Ability to operate at all points in the full commissioning cycle, including contract management and purchasing
  • Experience working in a category management environment
  • Experience of working in procurement with commercial and public sector organisations

Day-to-day responsibilities:

  • Provide a procurement support function to an extremely large IT division
  • Carry out autonomous procurement processes for a variety of major and minor projects
  • Work with procurement and contract management teams to achieve performance-based targets and project deadlines
  • Develop high-level strategies and category management implementation plans for contracts
  • Having responsibility for operational execution of procurement processes

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-moving environment with a variety of people on projects that will have significant impact on services in the local community.

To apply for this position, please contact Anders Egeland-Eriksen on or email your updated CV to

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.