Salary£39242 - £47962 per annum
Job Title: Procurement Manager
Location: North Cambridge

A Procurement Manager is required to work for a fantastic organisation in North Cambridge. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Finance Director, but working closely with senior managers and other colleagues across the organisation. This is a newly created role, which will be responsible in developing and maintaining organisational procurement plans and effective procurement and tendering procedures.

Key Skills and Experience Required:

Purchasing experience in a technology-driven organisation.
Advanced knowledge of policies, procedures, applicable law and good practice relevant to procurement and contract management.
An understanding of the benefits delivered through procurement planning processes.
Ability to work on your own initiative and under pressure
Substantial experience of managing contracts, tenders and procurement exercises
Ability to collaborate effectively with internal stakeholders and external partners
Experience of writing and presenting reports on procurement activity to management team, audit committee and similar meetings
Experience of delivering training to colleagues who are not procurement experts.
Strong negotiation and influencing skills.
Ability to solve problems and provide solutions.
Strong literacy, numeracy and commercial acumen


A good understanding of the regulatory framework in which charities operate.
Procurement experience in a publishing organisation.
Experience of developing organisational-level procurement plans and procedures.
Experience of operating an e-procurement system (preferably Netsuite/ERP).
Membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), or equivalent procurement qualification.

First interviews will be held in Cambridge from 6 - 13 September 2018 and second interviews on 24 September 2018.

If you are interested in this role, please contact Viktoriya on 01223 209888

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