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Procurement Manager

Job Title: Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottinghamshire, England
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, parking permit
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Ongoing
REF: PRC - JAN2020_1575376917
Contact Name: Kenny Fraser
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Project People are supporting a Multi-Academy Trust based in Nottinghamshire who have schools based across the Midlands. The Trust are looking to appoint a Procurement and Contracts Manager from January 2020 (Part-Time or Full-Time).

This role is flexible in terms of hours, with 21.5 hours (Minimum) worked over 3 - 5 days, with some travel to other schools in the Trust. The option of working term time only and one day a week work from home is also an option for the right person.

  • Salary: £28,000 - £35,000 per annum (Full-Time) *Pro-rata for part-time hours

  • Closing date for CV's: 09.00 on Wednesday 11th December 2019
  • Interviews to be held: Monday 16th December 2019

The successful person will be ensuring value for money, good quality services and resources across over twenty academies who are a part of the Trust. The landscape for school funding, coupled with the commitment to deliver educational excellence to the entire Trust places importance upon central functions such as procurement. You will play a key a pivotal role within the Trust, freedom to explore cost saving and quality improvement driven initiatives.

Working within the public arena, whilst applying commercial acumen, this role will review current contracts, prepare tender documentation and coordinate the evaluation of proposals and bids. The Trust has robust systems in place which you will be use and be able to develop further.

You will be working with a range of suppliers and internal stakeholders, therefore excellent communication negotiation skills are vital, alongside the knowledge to ensure the procurement process is fully compliant. This role is based at the MAT's Head Office, with other central services such as Estates and Premises Management, HR and Finance. The successful applicant will frequently meet with suppliers and collaborate with schools; therefore access to a vehicle is essential.


  • Good understanding of EU regulations in relation to procurement
  • Works well with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Self-starter
  • Can influence upwards


  • Receive Local Government Pension and 30 days annual leave
  • Fully paid parking permit
  • Excellent career opportunities
  • Opportunities for further training

To discuss this role in more depth, please contact Kenny Fraser on 0203 948 9260 or email

Project People is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to a successful Enhanced Disclosure, Barring Service (DBS) check and two professional references.

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.