Procurement Manager

University of Cambridge
June 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:£40,521-£54,395
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Procurement Manager

In 2013, Europe's top cancer charity, Cancer Research UK, combined with the University of Cambridge to fund the world class Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, situated on the Addenbrooke's Biomedical Campus in Cambridge. As part of the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, the Institute's research ranges from basic cancer biology through translational cancer research to clinical application. The Institute currently houses over 400 researchers and support staff with 20 research groups and associated core facilities in a state-of-the-art research institute.

This exciting new management role will be instrumental in transforming the way procurement operates at the Institute. You will be responsible for planning and executing a new procurement strategy which delivers a smooth procurement process with focus on financial and environmental sustainability whilst aligning with the Institute's missions and goals. With a turnover of non-staff costs in the region of £30m per annum, the role holder will work in collaboration with key stakeholders to manage and deliver change and business improvements and lead a procurement team to deliver a high-quality customer experience.

This position is ideal if you are an experienced procurement professional looking for their next challenge where you can feel part of a community making a real impact in the fight against cancer. Building a new team from scratch, you will have strong leadership skills, with the ability to negotiate, influence and build relationships at all levels. Although not essential, the ideal candidate will also have previous experience of working in a scientific research setting.

If you have any queries regarding the application process or relating to this vacancy, please contact: [email protected].

Your post relies on the availability of external funds which are not part of the University's central revenues. In the event that this funding should cease, your post may be at risk of redundancy.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a security check.

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The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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    30 May 2024

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