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  • Posted: Apr 15, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Working side by side with governments and people across the world we help countries to perform better/ We are an international development company that partners with governments, aid agencies, NGOs and companies in nearly 100 countries. Taking on clients’ fundamental challenges, we make lasting change to the systems and organisations that are vital ...
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    Head of Transactional Procurement


    • To ensure the profitable and efficient delivery of procurement services in order to meet the annual gross margin target.
    • As part of the Procurement Leadership structure, contribute to the overall strategy and direction of the Global Procurement Business.

     Strategic Direction

    • Provide transformational leadership to the global procurement team, including a review of process and procedures.
    • Design and implement a strategy for transactional procurement that ensures that our processes provide efficiency, quality and are reflective of modern procurement practices.

     Management and Leadership

    • Manage the global transactional procurement team ensuring most effective time/cost utilisation.
    • Demonstrate leadership skills and strong technical expertise to ensure development of all team members under your management.
    • Ensure that our transactional work across the entire global delivery platform, conforms to corporate systems and policy, client regulations and applicable standards.
    • Where necessary, deputise for the Procurement Director or Deputy Director in meetings related to governance of the Global Procurement Team.
    • Assist the Director of Procurement in development of annual operating plans.
    • Assist the Director of Procurement in producing regular updates on progress against the Department’s AOP as requested.
    • Build compelling and consistent thought leadership in subject area.
    • Provide mentoring and support to members of the team, as appropriate.

     Technical Delivery

    • Be a ‘go to’ point of expertise for quality advice on transactional procurement and procurement related issues across the organisation.
    • Deliver technical procurement inputs on specified procurement assignments.
    • Provide Quality Assurance/Peer Review support to team members on their technical outputs.
    • Prepare and deliver procurement training.
    • Ensure that all contracts managed by your team meet the agreed delivery and financial targets.
    • Provide oversight on projects, as Project Director or Project Manager, as required. When acting as Project Manager or Director, ensure:
      • Contracted annual financial target is met or exceeded;
      • Deliverables are produced on time and to the highest quality;
      • Risks are mitigated and managed;
      • Client and partner relationships are managed.

    Business development

    • Engage with the Procurement Growth Team and share the latest technical knowledge in order to win new projects and grow a profitable and sustainable transactional procurement pipeline.
    • Promote our procurement offering to clients and external parties, via client visits, participation in relevant conferences, etc.
    • Provide inputs into marketing and promotion materials.



    • An internationally recognized professional procurement qualification.


    • Relevant government or private sector experience in procurement leadership (minimum of 8 years);
    • Demonstrable experience in delivering technical procurement solutions;
    • Experience of working in a developing country (desirable);
    • Demonstrable experience of working in complex and time-pressured contexts;
    • Experience of driving process improvement within a procurement services team;

    Closing: 16, April 2023

    Method of Application

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