Procurement Manager

University for the Creative Arts

UCA is a top 40 university, this year entering the Guardian University Guide league table at position 39, with its School of Architecture placed 5th in the Subject listings. For over 150 years the University for the Creative Arts in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester has been leading the way for art and design education.

As the Procurement Manager you will be responsible for providing a professional service for the procurement of non pay goods and services to the University. This will be done within the context of the University’s Financial Regulations and Procedures, audit requirements, Value for Money and best procurement practice.

You will be able to demonstrate experience in undertaking mini-competitions under a framework agreement, experience in Public Sector procurement, skills advising internal customers on best practice procurement processes and experience of Value for Money reviews for goods and services.

Your ability to work in a supportive role within a team, with a confident and persuasive approach when dealing with staff across the University is essential to the role and department, along with demonstrating excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

This is a challenging, interesting and demanding role. We would welcome applicants who are at least part qualified towards gaining the full MCIPS qualification.

For further details and to apply for this post please visit our website

The closing date for receipt of applications is 6th April 2017

Interviews will be held on the 18th April 2017

We value the diversity of our organisation and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

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