South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue
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Procurement Manager


Contract: Permanent

Salary: Grade B (£52,627 - £55,850)


Hours: Full Time - 37 Hours per week (Flexi Time)

Work Pattern: Flexi Time


Location: Command HQ, Eyre Street, Sheffield, S1 3FG - with some agile working


An opportunity has arisen within our Support Services Department for a Procurement Manager, based at Central Headquarters in Sheffield, with the option to do some agile working.

The overall purpose of the role will be to provide procurement expertise and leadership across all sections of the Fire Service

To be considered for this role you will have previous hands-on experience of public sector procurement, ideally within a blue light organisation or local authority.

You must be a Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS), level 6 MCIPS and be fully conversant with PCR’s.

The key duties will include delivery of the procurement strategy, revenue and capital procurement projects, continuous improvement of systems and processes, management of a procurement team. You will also provide Commercial expertise; leading on negotiations with suppliers, undertaking market & options analysis and producing quality reports and recommendations for Senior Management. You will promote and ensure compliance with policy, legislative and regulatory requirements affecting procurement and supply chain management.

For more information about the role contact Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Tony Carlin on 07979516841 email: tcarlin@syfire.gov.uk  or Head of HR, Sue Kelsey on 07766781812 email: skelsey@syfire.gov.uk

Click here to download an application form.

Click here to download the job description and person specification.

To apply for the post please download the application form from above or contact recruitment@syfire.gov.uk

Closing date for applications is 09:00 hours on Monday 30th May 2022

Interviews will be held on Friday 10th June 2022

New starters will normally commence on the bottom of the salary grade and will receive increases to the top of the grade on an incremental basis. We offer 27 days annual leave (pro-rata) plus Bank

Holidays.  Annual leave increases after 5 years’ service to 31 days, followed by an extra day a year up to a maximum of 36 days.  We also operate a generous flexi time attendance scheme.

Other benefits include; a cycle 2 work scheme, a free on site gym, enhanced maternity and paternity schemes and the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

All applications will be given equal consideration and we particularly welcome applications from individuals from ethnic minority backgrounds, women, those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or other (LGBT+) or are disabled as these groups are currently underrepresented within our workforce. SYFR also offer a guaranteed interview scheme in relation to disability and further details of this can be found on our website.

Applications from job share candidates will be considered and all applications will be given equal consideration.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre-employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

If you require any of our recruitment documents in larger print please contact our recruitment team as above.

This content was last updated on May 13th, 2022