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Procurement Manager

Job Title: Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottinghamshire, England
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pro rata salary, Pension, parking permit
Start Date: March / April 2020
Duration: Ongoing
REF: PRC - MAR2020_1581935438
Contact Name: Kenny Fraser
Contact Email: education@projectpeople.com
Job Published: about 1 month 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 March 2020, dependent on availability.

This role is flexible in terms of 3 - 5 days (30 hours per week) term time only, with travel to other schools in the Trust and there is the option of working from home.

  • Salary: £30,000 - £37,849 per annum (Pro-rata)

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.

KEY SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE:

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

KEY BENEFITS:

  • Receive Local Government Pension
  • 6 weeks annual leave entitlement
  • 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 education@projectpeople.com

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.

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