Procurement and Contracts Officer

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£32,656 to £36,399 per annum, with additional performance related pay up to £44,499 per annum
11 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
07 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School/Department Finance
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered
Contract type Fixed term contract
Fixed Term Period 12 months
Salary £32,656 to £36,399 per annum, with additional performance related pay up to £44,499 per annum
Apply by 07/07/2019

Role Description

We are looking for a Procurement and Contracts Officer with significant experience in a procurement environment.  You will have practical experience of developing supplier selection and contract award decision criteria’s, drafting technical specifications, contracts, SLAs, conducting pre and post tender briefings and tailoring contract terms and conditions.

You must be able to demonstrate a broad base of experience across a wide range of different categories including Technology and Engineering, MRO, IT & Telecoms and Marketing Services. You will have the ability to communicate and engage with key stakeholders across the University conveying in-depth knowledge of best procurement concepts and be customer focused in your approach to work.   You will have an analytical mind-set that can yield value creation through applying analytical processes.

You will have strong problem solving, organisational and time management skills. Knowledge of related procurement legislation, including Public Contract Regulations is essential for this role. Previous category management experience is desirable.  The PRINCE 2 Project Management qualification and knowledge would be advantageous.

Ideally you will be CIPS qualified or working towards the CIPS qualifications alternatively you will be able to demonstrate equivalent relevant work experience.

For an informal discussion please contact John Newcombe, Head of Procurement and Accounts Payable on (T): 01234 754952 or E:

At Cranfield, we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.

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