Procurement and Value Manager
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum (depending on experience and skills)
Hours: 35 hours per week, full time
Closing Date: Friday 26 November 2021
Interview Date: Tuesday 14 December 2021
If you are seeking the next challenge in your procurement career, you’ve come to the right place. Our client are one of the largest locally based housing organisations in the East Midlands. They are committed to providing homes and support by people who care. A high quality procurement service is integral to delivering that mission. Across the region they manage over 9,000 homes; house more than 15,000 tenants; provide over 1,500 bed spaces for people with support/care needs, in over 250 properties; and provide more than 950,000 hours of care and support each year.
The procurement service provides support to colleagues across the organisation so that together they can manage procurements and contracts that are efficient, effective and deliver value for money. With a strong governance structure, effective Procurement Panel and strong reputation - now is a great time to join this service.
Our client are excited to be recruiting a Procurement and Value Manager to support them in achieving value for money, social value and compliance through its procurement processes.
Along with strategy development and procurement skills training, you will ensure all goods, services and works are procured in line with standing orders and comply with relevant legislation. In addition, you will work with Senior Managers to develop and deliver approaches to improve value for money across the Group.
Our client has a set of values which describe who they are, how they work, and what people can expect from them. CLEAR – Caring, Learn, Enthusiastic, Accountable and Resilient – these reflect everything they do and are embedded throughout the organisation. They want someone whose own values are aligned with theirs, who has a passion for working within the housing/care sector and who cares about what they do and the way they do it.
You should have experience of delivering effective procurements and have the ability to develop strategies and operational plans to drive the business forward. You will be an effective negotiator, have strong interpersonal skills and will be happy to challenge assumptions based upon sound logic. Being customer focused, you will be driven to deliver great services for their customers and will promote best practice.
In return for your hard work, dedication and values, Our client offer the following colleague benefits:
- c36.5 days leave a year with additional 2 days after 5 years’ service
- Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £1200 per year on your routine healthcare costs e.g. Dentist, opticians etc.
- Company Pension Scheme options with contributions matched by our client and includes life assurance cover
- Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay
- Employee Recognition Scheme
- Great learning & development and qualification opportunities
- Discounted bus passes and gym membership, discounts and cashback at major retailers
- Free access to employee Advice Line; offering a 24-hour confidential advice service to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisors
As an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident Employer, Our client welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups and disabled candidates. As part of our LGBT + Allies Programme, they also welcome applications from members of the LGBT + community and encourage inclusivity in the workplace.
All shortlisted candidates will be required to undertake online assessments test prior to the interview.