​​Below is the job description for the Head of Procurement

  • To provide professional advice, guidance and commercial expertise regarding procurement, including options appraisal, commercial risk management and compliance with national/EU legal requirements

  • Undertake tender exercises for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service, and other partners

  • Pro actively engage in the commercial management of major contracts

  • Develop and implement all procurement policies and procedures, including Contract Standing Orders and risk management processes

  • Provide effective leadership, direction and support for the procurement team and stores team