Procurement Manager

Posted on Jan 16, 2019 by Anonymous

London, London United Kingdom
Public Sector & Government
Immediate Start
£43k - £43k Annual
Procurement Manager
London, Tower Hill
£43,000 (P.A.)
Permanent/Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

An opportunity has arisen to join the finance team as a Procurement Manager at our clients Head Office. This is an opportunity for an experienced Procurement Manager to deliver contract service improvements and cost savings that truly make a difference to the lives of vulnerable and homeless people.

The Procurement Team provides advice, guidance and training on procurement and contract management and collaborates with colleagues across the organisation to directly manage higher value procurement projects. The Team is also involved in various supply chain risk management activities.

The successful candidate will be part of a small team working on a wide range of interesting and challenging procurement projects to ensure the charity achieves value for money.

The role will be responsible for managing medium and large procurement projects from end to end. The Procurement Manager will also deputise for the Head of Procurement when required.

In order to be considered for the role candidates must:

* Have completed CIPS Level 4 and be working towards MCIPS

* Demonstrate experience of high-value competitive tendering and running mini-competitions through Frameworks (or an equivalent purchasing mechanism)

* Demonstrate experience of running OJEU procurements.

* Demonstrate experience of contract management.

* Demonstrate experience of making savings through procurement.

* Candidates will need to be comfortable working in a complex organisation within a developing procurement environment.

Candidates will also need excellent communication and influencing skills, the ability to accurately and clearly analyse and present spend data and excellent administration and record keeping skills.

In return, you can look forward to benefits including a pension scheme and a whole range initiatives to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. On top of that, they'll give you all the support you need to develop your skills and career.

If you believe that you have what they are looking for, and have an interest in working for a charity which makes a real difference to the lives of people who are homeless, they encourage you to apply.

Please ensure that you read the comprehensive job description and person specification for the role. When applying please address the person specification, clearly setting out how you meet the requirements for the role.

Closing Date: 21st January 2019
Interview & Assessment Date: 6th & 7th February 2019

Please be advised that all appointments will be made on our clients current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how they work. They are in the top 100 of Stonewall's Workplace Equality Index 2018, they are also proud to have been awarded BITC 2017 Race Equality Award and they are a Disability Confident Employer.

To ensure that workforce reflects the diversity of their clients as well as the communities that they live and work within, they encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

They particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants, as they are under-represented at our clients at this level

Reference: 619132855

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