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  • Location

    Sutton

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £41583.00 - £44622.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chelsea Kimber

  • Contact email:

    chelsea.kimber@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CK3358_1654002216

A fantastic opportunity for a Procurement Manager to join the Purchasing team of an Educational Body Group based in Sutton with a salary band range £41,583 - £44,622. The Procurement Manager role is Hybrid working 2/3 days a week in office. The group comprises specialist educational providers for over 1500 pupils across London, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire, from Nursery to further education. It is an inspirational place to work where everyone works together to create the best possible outcome for students who have a wide range of learning disabilities and additional needs.

The Procurement Manager is primarily responsible for the delivery of the procurement strategy including best practices, tools guidance and support aligned to business and operational requirements.

Role responsibilities of the Procurement Manager include:

  • Responsibility for formal tendering and purchasing.
  • Responsible for contract management
  • Responsible for supplier engagement, improvement and management
  • Lead on various procurement initiatives, delivering exceptional customer service, adding value and realising savings

Person Specification of the Procurement Manager:

  • Hands-on role, with the ability to turn your hand to any task, with the minimum supervision.
  • Experience of IT and telecoms procurement desirable but not essential
  • Public sector purchasing experience is essential
  • Excellent communication skills to be able to seek solutions, as well as identifying new ways of working and continuous improvement involving key stakeholders.
  • Must be studying towards Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) qualifications
  • Highly competent at MS Word, Excel, and Outlook and have worked with eTendering platforms.

Salary:

Up to £44,000

Hybrid working 2/3 days a week in office.

This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within commercial or procurement as a Senior Buyer, Sourcing Specialist, Contract Manager, Commercial Manager, Procurement Officer, Purchasing Officer, Category Manager or Procurement Manager.