Posted on Jan 31, 2019 by Anonymous
Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hours per week)
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Procurement Manager at our clients Head Office. In this key fast paced role you will 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. It's essential that you have completed CIPS Level 4 and are working towards MCIPS. Experience of high-value competitive tendering and running mini-competitions through Frameworks (or equivalent purchasing mechanism) is required. Further to this you will also have an understanding of running OJEU procurements, contract management and making savings through procurement.
The role will be responsible for managing medium and large procurement projects from end to end and you will also deputise for the Head of Procurement when required. In addition you will possess excellent communication and influencing skills, the ability to accurately and clearly analyse and present spend data.
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, we'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.
Please be advised that all appointments will be made on their 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 their 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 this level