Procurement Manager (Public Sector Accounts)

Job Req ID:  1578
Posting Date:  18-Jan-2023
Function:  Procurement and Supply Chain

Snowhill, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Salary:  Attractive Salary and benefits / bonus

Procurement Manager (Public Sector Accounts) – Bristol, Birmingham, London or Manchester based – Attractive salary and benefits

  • We’re people people. Do you want to work within a vibrant, growth mindset-orientated, multi-cultural team that you’d be proud to be a part of?
  • Do you want to work for a front runner in digital procurement utilising best in class digital procurement tools?
  • Do you want full autonomy to make decisions, drive strategies and truly value add within all of your partnerships?


Well here at BT Sourced, you’ll have this and work with a start-up within a fully digitalised setup backed by one of the biggest brands in the UK in BT.

BT Sourced are looking for a Procurement Manager where we’ll empower you, to empower our business units. Reach out to for a confidential chat if you have any questions or apply today!

The team is accountable for delivering against category strategy and act as the business partner to key stakeholders and suppliers. The team is responsible for setting the agenda for strategic sourcing and drive innovation opportunities to constantly manage spend and realise more value for BT.

The Manager is responsible for driving and delivering the procurement plan and activities in BT’s Public Sector Team. This role develops and implements procurement frameworks, policies and procedures. This role holds strong relationships with key suppliers and internal stakeholders to ensure procurement competency and continuous value delivery.

What’s in it for you? What are the benefits?

One of our highest priorities is being a diverse, equitable and inclusion organisation, and our aim is to foster a sense of belonging among employees and to support everyone to reach their potential with us.


  • The opportunity to have scope and impact on what you do and to shape the culture of the team.
  • 10% on target bonus
  • 25 days’ annual leave (not including bank holidays)
  • Pension scheme - you contribute 5%, BT contributes 10%
  • Discounted BT broadband and BT Sport, BT TV and Mobile
  • Share option schemes
  • Season ticket loan and cycle to work schemes and many more flexible benefits to fit around you


What will the role involve? Typical duties include;

  • Managing specific public sector accounts (mod, account NI, MOJ, DWP and various other public sector contracts). Developing and implementing procurement frameworks and procedures.
  • Contract management and contract flow downs. You’ll sit within the bid team where as an example; you’ll get involved when bidding for public sector contracts. The procurement lead would be responsible for managing the suppliers for that bid.
  • Working with BT business stakeholders to identify and deliver key savings opportunities, efficiencies, compliance, and improved ways of working.
  • B2B bid support and supporting internal business units with creative supply chain solutions for corporate customers.  
  • Building and maintaining category expertise, apply best practices around sourcing approach, supplier selection, total cost of ownership and negotiation tactics
  • Identify business improvements leveraging the commercial, design and process to minimise the Total Cost of Ownership
  • Manage relationships with key internal stakeholders and suppliers and negotiate commercial and contractual arrangements utilising the latest contracting tools


What are we looking for in our Procurement Manager? You may have a variety of the below;

  • Need to have resided in the Uk for the past 5 years due to security clearance requirements as part of the role.
  • Understanding oflow-downwn terms (preferable)
  • We’re looking for someone that’s results orientated, ambitious, and passionate.
  • Comfortable and adept with the latest digital sourcing tools and a keen promoter of the latest procurement technologies and processes.
  • Ability to manage complex, strategic and commercial requirements between BT and Suppliers, deliver projects and results on time and in full
  • Experience in business partnering and supplier relationship management
  • Demonstrates strong continuous improvement skills that exceed customer expectations


BT is an equal opportunities employer. We’re working hard to create an inclusive working environment, where people from all backgrounds can succeed. We want to make sure your recruitment experience is the best it can be – so, if you’re selected for an interview, please let us know if there’s any adjustments we can make that would be helpful for you.


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