Procurement Manager

Brighton, East Sussex
£40,000 per annum plus generous pension scheme
25 Sep 2018
25 Oct 2018
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

We are currently looking to recruit a Procurement Manager with excellent analytical and negotiating skills, the post holder will possess the ability to assess, identify and negotiate the best products and services from a wide range of suppliers. They should be able to lead the implementation of procurement change initiatives.

The post holder will have proven experience of managing the Procurement cycle end to end, and have a working knowledge of maintaining computerised databases in particular, stock management system, purchase order and purchase ledger systems.

As the Procurement Manager for Blind Veterans UK, you will also have experience of leading and managing a team, and the ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders across a geographically dispersed charity and build and develop relationships with external Suppliers and Service providers.

In return, we offer the opportunity to be part of a team that transforms lives. We also offer a wide range of benefits such as generous Group Personal Pension scheme (up to 15% employer contribution); free life assurance; professional subscription; Employee Assistance Programme among other as well as career development opportunities for the right candidate.

At Blind Veterans UK, we believe that no one who has served our Country should have to battle blindness alone.  It is our mission to ensure that vision impaired ex-service men and women have access to the finest quality of services to help them discover life beyond sight loss. 

Closing Date: Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Interview date: Wednesday, 17 October 2018

To be considered for this role please submit your CV and supporting statement of no more than 500 words, outlining your suitability for the role (in Word format). 

Please note only applicants who submit a CV with a supporting statement will be considered.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date should we receive a high volume of interest.

Due to the high number of enquiries and applications we receive for our vacancies we're unable to  acknowledge each one - if you haven't heard from us within a week of the closing date, please assume that we won't be inviting you for an interview. You are, of course, welcome to try again if a suitable post comes up. We are unable to provide feedback to candidates not shortlisted for interview.

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