Procurement Manager / Procurement Coordinator / Buyer
- Luton, Bedfordshire
- £38052 - £40858 per annum
Job Title: Procurement Manager Location: Luton LU1 Salary: £38,052 £40,858 a year plus £3,203 car benefit Job Type: Full Time, Permanent, 37 hours per week Closing Date: Friday, 24 th May 2##### ######Job Role: The Council moves as one team. They are champions of fresh thinking, and arent afraid of a challenge. They listen to people a good idea can come from anywhere, or anyone. So here youll have a voice: one that changes lives for the better. Do you have the skills and experience to deliver fully compliant procurement projects, successfully manage stakeholder expectations, and identify and deliver cashable savings? If so the Council want to hear from you. The Role: This is a specialist role and will work with the Business Partner and Contract Managers to provide expert advice and manage a portfolio of projects across a range of categories. The post holder will lead on procurement activity and support service departments in achieving their outcomes. This is a public facing role so youll need to show off your fluency in speaking and writing English. About you: You will be a good communicator and be able to work across the organisation with different stakeholders to build strong relationships to effect change in procurement strategy and tender approach. You will have the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time whilst constantly seeking to identify opportunities for efficiencies and savings. Youll be responsible for providing best practice procurement and commercial advice to a variety of customers and need to be articulate and have good negotiating and influencing skills. If you are working towards CIPS membership status, or have equivalent knowledge through experience, and knowledge of procurement best practices, then they look forward to receiving your application. Additional Information: The Council offer a range of excellent staff benefits which include: Flexible working arrangements Generous holiday entitlement Local government pension with generous employer contribution Excellent support and development Relocation package available up to £8,500 (subject to meeting eligibility criteria) Half price season ticket on Thameslink train line Discounted shopping including gym membership and Vauxhall cars The Council is proud to support the Key Worker Housing Scheme in helping and supporting eligible employees in finding suitable housing. Please visit the website for a full Job Description and Person Specification this will be emailed to you. Please click on the APPLY button and CHECK YOUR EMAILS for the link to the councils website to apply for the role. Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Procurement Officer, Procurement Advisor, Purchaser, Procurement Manager, Purchasing, Supply Chain Coordinator, Procurement Administrator, Procurement Executive, Procurement Operations, Assistant Procurement Executive, Procurement Admin, Procurement Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Engineering Procurement Officer, Engineering Procurement Advisor, Buyer, Purchaser may also be considered for this role.