Procurement Manager

Worcester, Worcestershire
07 Feb 2019
07 Mar 2019
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Procurement Manager


Location: Attwood House, Worcester




Parkwood Leisure and its subcontractors currently operate 80+ facilities throughout the UK and employ over 4,500 staff. Recognised as one of the leading leisure management companies in the UK, Parkwood Leisure is the market leader in leisure PFI/PPP projects, with managed revenues in excess of £80m per annum. Aiming to deliver high quality services to our customers, the company prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff.


Overall role description


This is an exciting opportunity for an individual looking to develop within a multi-disciplined Finance Department. Reporting to the Head of Facilities, you will:


Manage supplier/procurement relationships, including tendering of core supplies, ongoing assessment of contractual performance and ensuring all suppliers remain compliant with legislation


Monitoring of purchasing across the estate to ensure best value is achieved and all operational staff are trained on purchasing standards


Ongoing reporting of purchasing spend, along with management of capital expenditure budgets


Supporting the business with new contract tendering and mobilisation


We need an individual who can demonstrate the ambition and drive necessary to make difference to our organisation.


Skills and Experience


Relevant Degree/Qualification (or equivalent or proven purchasing track record)


Confidence in communicating at all levels within the organisation;


Proven negotiation and influencing skills;


Able to deal with difficult situations professionally and with diplomacy;


Team player with the ability to work without direction;


A decision maker capable of “thinking on your feet”;


If you would like to apply for this exciting career opportunity, please send a letter of application and full CV stating your current salary to: HR Department, Parkwood House, Berkeley Drive, Cuerden Park, Bamber Bridge, PR5 6B or email


Closing Date: 28 February 2019


Selected candidates may be invited for interview before the closing date, therefore early application is recommended. Parkwood Leisure is an equal opportunities employer.


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