Remote IT Procurement Lead (Local Government)

Location: Gloucestershire

Salary: £450 - 550 per day

Type: Contract

Closing Date: 30/04/2021

Client: Large Public Sector Organisation

Day Rate: Competitive

Length: 6 Months (Likely Extension)

There are two significant procurements my client need to scope and develop a procurement strategy for urgently, in order to meet decision deadlines:

  • Data Migration Partner – collate requirements from technical leads and develop a procurement strategy for approval in the coming months. Develop procurement documentation and lead procurement through to completion.
  • Enterprise Support Services – work with technical and legal services colleagues to develop a set of delivery options and an associated procurement strategy for approval. Develop ITT and other procurement documentation to commence procurement.

There is also smaller scale procurement activity for the programme that you would support on, for example:

  • Change control to existing contracts
  • Providing procurement expertise and support to activity transitioning the clients new IT service model. For example, investigating the IT contracts currently held by X and Y to understand their end dates, contract extension options etc; change control / extension to existing client contracts to also include the scope of services.

Current Enterprise Support Services comprises of the below services:

  • Security Operations
  • Datacentre management
  • Server Infrastructure Management
  • Storage Infrastructure Management
  • Database management
  • Microsoft 365 management
  • Public Cloud / Azure management
  • End User Device infrastructure management
  • Mobile device management

My client are looking for a Commercial Lead with experience of procuring different delivery models within IT services, most specifically procuring joint venture initiatives. They must also have a good understanding of local government procurement legislation and processes.


Salary£450 - 550 per day
Job ReferenceLM65
Contract TypeContract
Closing Date30/04/2021
Regional OfficeCheltenham
Date Posted23/04/2021

To discuss this position further please contact:

Lee Marshall

Senior Consultant


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