Procurement and Contracts Manager

Bradford Permanent £38,000 - £41,000 per year
  • Opportunity to be a part of an organisation committed to creating better futures
  • Offering up to £41,000 and remote working

About Our Client

The organisation are one of the biggest education and training providers in the region who supply career focused courses such as vocational qualifications, apprenticeships, community courses and degrees. These courses aim to provide students with an accessible head start into their chosen career by providing tailored learning both full-time and part-time. The organisation aims to create a better future for all through education by working together with a range of industry partners to support and transform students lives.

Job Description

The key responsibilities for the Procurement & Contracts Manager include:

  • Direct line management of two Purchasing Officers. Responsible for supporting and developing these individuals
  • Developing, managing and maintaining strategic supplier relationships
  • Contributing to the organisations comprehensive procurement policy and strategy
  • Negotiating with key suppliers at both a senior and strategic level to ensure the highest supplier performance and price
  • Developing and implementing a strategy to ensure the procurement function operates in line with the organisations objectives to add value and deliver cost savings
  • Leading and managing the Procurement team to deliver appropriate support to the organisation to ensure both corporate and business development objectives are met

The Successful Applicant

The successful Procurement & Contracts Manager will:

  • Have understanding of financial regulations and UK Government procurement legislation
  • Have experience of managing service providers and achieving service level agreements
  • Have experience in a previous senior role in procurement and contract management
  • Be learner and quality focused with commitment to the organisations vision
  • Be able to contribute to the organisations journey to create a positive working environment

What's on Offer

What is an offer for Procurement & Contracts Manager:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement - equivalent to 30 days holidays, plus bank holidays
  • Additional closure days, including 2-week Christmas closure
  • Local government pension scheme, with a generous 18% employer contribution
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Free sports and gym facilities
  • Free well-being initiatives and access to our exclusive staff indoor and outdoor well-being space
  • Access to the organisations benefits hub, offering retail, travel, leisure and dining discounts and cash back
  • Discounts on greener travel - cycle to work scheme & local Metro Card and Northern Rail discounts
  • Training and development opportunities
Niamh Harding
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Phone number
+44 113 388 9052

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Indirect Procurement
Not For Profit
Contract type
Consultant name
Niamh Harding
Consultant phone
+44 113 388 9052
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