Procurement Manager

Twickenham, London (Greater)
14 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
14 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Procurement Manager

Department:        Finance 
Starting Salary:   £46,336 – £52,132 dependent upon experience 
Hours:                 Full Time   
Term:                  Fixed Term to 30 September 2018   

Since 1850, St Mary’s mission has been to provide a high quality professional environment, inspired by its distinctive ethos and values. The University is an inclusive academic community, where everybody is welcomed.   

St Mary’s is on an exciting journey of transformation and growth, to benefit students, staff and the wider St Mary’s community. As the University builds on its proud heritage, it will be looking for exceptional people to help shape its progressive future.     

We are seeking an experienced professional to take up the role of Procurement Manager on a fixed term contract, to continue the work on embedding a professional procurement culture throughout the University and ensure that all purchasing delivers optimum value for money, is compliant with EU/UK legislation and follows best practice.
Successful applicants will hold the CIPS qualification and be educated to degree level or equivalent, with experience in a senior procurement role in an HE or similar environment. They will have a track record of leading on robust tendering and contract management processes, experience of P2P systems, have an in-depth knowledge of procurement legislation and the drive to ensure the University delivers cost efficiencies. 

The person will be an excellent communicator with demonstrable ability to effect change through collaboration, negotiation, and problem solving. 

For further information about the role and for details of how to apply, please click here

Closing Date: Sunday 14th January 2018 

Interviews are likely to be held in the week commencing on Friday 19th January 2018  

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