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Procurement Lead

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3 Jan 2022

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Procurement Lead



Full time, Permanent 


Closing Date: 10th January 2022


Watch their communities grow. See the difference you can make in their city.


An exciting opportunity has arisen within our clients Governance, Risk & Assurance team for a Procurement Lead to join them. 


You’ll provide leadership and direction for all procurement and contracting activities across the business, this will include supplier management and development, strategic planning and execution, and contract and risk management activities. The role will work with colleagues to provide practical and accessible advice to service users on all aspects of procurement and contracting, including advising on contract and supplier failure.


Leading their professional, pro-active and value-adding Procurement function, you'll ensure the process for users is simple and enables some “self-serve” procurement activity with minimal input from the Procurement team.


Holding a relevant Qualification (e.g. in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) or equivalent experience, you’ll ideally have worked within the social housing sector. They’re looking for someone who has excellent knowledge of Procurement legislation and of how to develop policies and procedures to ensure compliance with this and that can draft Procurement policies/procedures. With in-depth knowledge of contracts, invoicing, and negotiation terms, you’ll have experience of supplier selection, negotiation and complex contract management, delivering cost and savings targets.


If they receive high levels of applications for the role, they may close the role early. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid any disappointment. 


Our client strives for equality, diversity and inclusion in all that they do.  They positively encourage applications for employment from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.  


They also seek to promote a culture of flexible working where possible and practical and applications from candidates seeking flexible and/ or part time working patterns will be considered. Going forward they will be transitioning to a culture where agile working will be a feature of many of their roles.


They are a Disability confident employer and they will work to ensure reasonable adjustments are in place where possible throughout the recruitment journey and into employment.



Since our establishment in 2001, networx has been at the forefront of the online recruitment industry.  Through our unique and tailored approach to recruitment, today we are market leaders in the provision of online recruitment solutions and the chosen partner to hundreds of UK businesses.

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(0) 1943 467 766
The Engine House
Wharfebank Business Centre
Ilkley Road
LS21 3JP
United Kingdom
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