Reference W010-18 Location Merefield House, Castleford Salary £51,510 Hours 37 Closing Date 24 January 2018 Contact Martyn Shaw, Asset Services Manager on 01924 247740. We are looking for a Corporate Procurement Manager to join our Investment Team. In this role, you will provide an effective procurement function for WDH, providing governance, advice and guidance to colleagues engaging in procurement activity. You will also deliver the Corporate Procurement Strategy and make a positive and proactive contribution to the overall Business Strategy and management of the organisation. You will manage high value and high importance contracts as required to ensure that WDH meets its contractual obligations to the supplier, identify and manage risks that may arise through the operation of the contract and implement robust financial and operational controls. In this role, you will develop new and sustainable approaches to procurement and lead on major contracts and service level agreements. Applicants will have: full membership of CIPS; significant management experience and senior level procurement experience with knowledge of construction management; up to date knowledge of EU procurement processes; strong presentation skills and the ability to promote the organisation to a wide range of individuals and external contacts, and strong negotiating skills and an ability to present ideas and technical information with clarity. For an informal discussion about this role please contact Martyn Shaw, Asset Services Manager on 01924 247740. WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset. Among the benefits of joining us, all new starters receive an annual leave entitlement linked to length of service, access to a fantastic Employee Benefits discount scheme, auto-enrolment into a Local Government Pension Scheme and the opportunity to request flexible working arrangements. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Candidates will be notified of invitation to interview by e-mail. You can also contact our Recruitment Team on 01977 724698.