Procurement Analyst

NFP People
£26069 - £26069 Per Annum Free Parking and Subsidised Restaurant.
17 Apr 2019
06 May 2019
Animal, Community
Full Time
Contract Type

A fantastic opportunity for a proactive and professional individual to join our clients team to assist them in shaping and building their growth and future.

Our client is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities, currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide. They are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering and their contribution to humanity is fully valued. They are achieving this by transforming the quality of life for donkeys, mules and people worldwide through greater understanding, collaboration and support, and by promoting lasting, mutually life-enhancing relationships.

Position: Procurement Analyst

Location: Based in Sidmouth, Devon – “an area of outstanding natural beauty”

Salary: £26,069 per annum

Duration: Permanent full-time

Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 08.30 – 16.30

Benefits: Generous annual leave, pension scheme, Healthshield plan, confidential counselling service, subsidised restaurant, free parking, enhanced maternity/paternity benefits, Life Assurance Scheme, 31 day’s holiday per year, inclusive of the 8 statutory public holidays. This increases by one day each year until a maximum of 34 days is reached.

Closing date for completed applications: 12.30 on Monday 6th May 2019

Interviews will be held at Sidmouth, on Thursday 23rd May 2019

The Role

The Procurement Department works to ensure that the Charity makes the best use of its resources by seeking value for money on ethical and sustainable third party spend, offering strategic advice and guidance on purchasing and supply issues, managing supply risk and providing operational support.

About You

Possessing previous experience of working within a busy analytical management role, the Procurement Analyst will support the Procurement Category Lead and Procurement Specialists in the development of category and procurement sourcing strategies and take the lead on data analysis and market research activities.

The Procurement Analyst will work alongside the Head of Procurement to develop innovative approaches to reviewing procurement process effectiveness, and with internal and external stakeholders to identify opportunities for generating savings and efficiencies.

You will have:


  • a working knowledge and understanding of P2P processes
  • the ability to identify opportunities for reengineering business processes
  • previous experience of using workflow systems, such as finance, e-procurement, case management or data analytical systems
  • a Level 4 CIPS or a willingness to work towards the qualification or previous experience of working within a Procurement environment are desirable.


If you feel you have the qualities, skills and experience to fulfil this varied and rewarding role and would like to contribute significantly to the evolving programme of change taking place within the charity, they would love to hear from you.

“The Sanctuary is a positive place to work with friendly staff and a wonderful charity. With amazing work throughout the world, once you join you never want to leave!”

Our client is a Disability Confident Employer. They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults) and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment