Your confident and connected Borough
Sefton is a diverse and exciting borough where people can enjoy a great work-life balance. It encompasses world renowned nature reserves, accessible businesses and retail centres, top class leisure facilities and some of the best coastal and countryside environments. It is an ideal location for accessing Manchester, the North West and beyond by road, rail or air. From vibrant town centres, intimate commuter towns, beautiful villages and stunning coastal and rural locations, everyone can find their perfect home. Sefton is at the heart of the Liverpool City Region, playing an active role in ensuring its success.
Your new place of work
This is a changing and vibrant authority already on a journey working towards an exciting 2030 vision, delivering in localities alongside a range of early help and universal services.
This is an organisation where excellent links with our partners, businesses and communities.
The Council’s major change programme is the way in which we will deliver our promises in the 2030 Vision and deliver financial sustainability for the Council. The pillars that underpin the programme are:
- Creating more and better jobs for local people – Economic Growth.
- Working together to deliver affordable services which achieve the best possible outcomes for our communities – Public Sector Reform.
- Making every pound count in everything we do – Service Delivery Options.
- Investing wisely and creatively to make and save money, grow faster and enable our communities to thrive – Strategic Investment.
Your new role – Procurement Manager
This role provides an opportunity to contribute to the delivery of best possible outcomes for our communities and play an active role in the leadership, management and development of a high performing Procurement team in order to achieve excellent value for money across the Council’s spend.
What you’ll need to succeed
As well as all the responsibilities, you would expect of a Procurement leadership role you will be passionate about delivering excellent customer service whilst achieving a successful balance between both innovation and meeting corporate policies and regulatory requirements.
What you’ll get in return
Sefton is committed to your personal development; we recognise that that it is important to invest in our workforce to be the best that they can be to deliver the best possible outcomes for our communities.
You will be joining us at an exciting time as we move towards delivery of our 2030 vision. You will have a key role in the delivery of our plans.
Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.
How to apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).
Please fully complete the online application form.