An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Procurement Manager at St Mungo’s Head Office. In this key fast paced role you will deliver contract service improvements and cost savings that truly make a difference to the lives of vulnerable and homeless people.
The Procurement Team provides advice, guidance and training on procurement and contract management and collaborates with colleagues across the organisation to directly manage higher value procurement projects. The Team is also involved in various supply chain risk management activities.
The successful candidate will be part of a small team working on a wide range of interesting and challenging procurement projects to ensure the charity achieves value for money. It’s essential that you have completed CIPS Level 4 and are working towards MCIPS. Experience of high-value competitive tendering and running mini-competitions through Frameworks (or equivalent purchasing mechanisms) is required. Further to this you will also have an understanding of running OJEU procurements, contract management and making savings through procurement.
The role will be responsible for managing medium and large procurement projects from end to end and you will also deputise for the Head of Procurement when required. In addition you will possess excellent communication and influencing skills, the ability to accurately and clearly analyse and present spend data.
In return, you can look forward to benefits including a pension scheme and a whole range of initiatives to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. On top of that, we’ll give you all the support you need to develop your skills and career.
If you believe that you have what we are looking for, and have an interest in working for a charity which makes a real difference to the lives of people who are homeless, we encourage you to apply.
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Closing Date: 10 am, 4 April 2019.
Interview & Assessment Date: 15 April 2019.
Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.
At St Mungo’s, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are in the top 50 of Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index 2019, we are also proud to have been awarded Personnel Today’s 2018 Diversity and Inclusion (Public Sector) award and we are a Disability Confident Employer. To ensure that our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities that we live and work within, we encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants, as they are under-represented within St Mungo’s at this level.