Procurement Manager

Oxford Brookes University
May 27, 2024
Offerd Salary:£34,980
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Contract Type:fixed term maternity
Working Time:Full time
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Procurement Manager

£34,980, rising to £38,205 Full Time, Fixed Term - Professional Ser

If you are an individual with an aptitude for strategic procurement interested in Higher Education; our team are seeking a passionate individual to join us focusing on indirect categories such as professional services and STEMd.

This is a full time, fixed term maternity cover post for 9 months.

Key Skills:

  • Proven experience in Indirect Procurement, specifically within the professional services category.
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • The ability to drive cost savings while maintaining quality standards
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Innovative approach to work, adept at demonstrating tangible benefits derived from continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and drive projects forward independently.
  • Proficiency in contract management, supplier relationship management, and procurement best practices.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to create and utilise data to drive informed decisions.
  • Minimum part qualified or qualified MCIPS.
  • Key Objectives:

  • Implement procurement strategies that align with the University's goals and objectives across a diverse range of procurement activities
  • Lead the procurement process from sourcing to contract management, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and policies.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across faculties and directorates to understand their requirements and provide procurement and commercial expertise and support.
  • Identify opportunities for cost optimisation and efficiency improvements within the professional services category.
  • You will enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (19.2% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document 'All about Brookes' below.

    CV and Personal Statement:

    As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button below. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.

    At Oxford Brookes, inclusivity is one of our five guiding principles: we take positive steps to create an environment in which we celebrate, value and provide equal opportunity to all. We are committed to recruiting from the widest possible pool and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who embrace our values, regardless of their background.

    As a Disability Confident Employer, we guarantee to interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential selection criteria.

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    https: // Closing Date : 27-May-2024 Vacancy ID : 165199 Faculty or Directorate : Finance and Legal Services Location : Gipsy Lane Site, Headington Campus For more information : [email protected] Posted on : 26-Apr-2024

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