Head of Procurement and Contracts - Anita Gibbs

Responsible for unit which is focused on delivering change to meet financial needs, challenge poor performance, and to strive for continuous service improvements.  Work in conjunction with other police forces on a national and regional basis, and other agencies to achieve economies of scale by collaboration.  Review, implement, and communicate the aims of the Corporate Procurement Strategy to raise the profile of procurement.  Provide professional procurement advice and support to projects that involve high value, high risk to ensure the most suitable supplier is selected to provide goods and services.  Manage and monitor service, operating agreements, and contracts in line with agreed priorities.