Procurement Manager

Leicester, Leicestershire
£38,460 - £48,677
06 Dec 2018
07 Jan 2019
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.

A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate

The Finance Directorate is a central support department within the university. We have staff based within faculties & directorates across campus. The Directorate is split into six teams; Finance Central, Financial Planning & Performance, Financial Reporting, Financial Services, Procurement and Taxation.

Having implemented SAP platforms for Finance and Procurement in 2016, and embedded Category Management, the Procurement Team at De Montfort University have confident and ambitious plans for further development.


Our annual procurement spend is over £70 million across a diverse range of services, supplies, and works. The Procurement Manager will lead on procurement reporting, assurance, policy, process and best practice guidance, in addition to any major capital procurement projects. The role will also involve responsibility for Insurance Services supported by a dedicated Insurance Officer, and line management of two Procurement Coordinators.

Ideal Candidate

You will have a confident background in procurement including Purchase-to-Pay and tendering, with strong commercial awareness and evident communication and leadership skills.

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Expected Interview Date: w/c 4 February 2019.

Closing Date: 7th January 2019.


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