|Salary:||£30,502 to £36,386|
|Placed On:||30th January 2023|
|Closes:||12th February 2023|
Procurement Services is part of the Finance division, and provides professional procurement services, support and advice to the University at all levels. The team of 23 oversees and influences the non-pay annual spend of approximately £500 million comprising of a range of chest and non-chest funded goods, works and services.
The Project Buyer delivers third-party spend needs for complex, multifaceted projects across the University. They work closely with the University Strategic Projects Office, delivering key facets of the project to pre-determined milestones and budgets. This includes understanding niche requirements, guiding on supplier choice, and offering bespoke services in tendering, contracting or dispensation from competition, prioritising value-for-money and mitigating risk. At any one time, they handle a portfolio of projects across all institutions, managing competing priorities.
Experience in a complex procurement environment
Experience of public and private sector procurement
Experience of building strong relationships internally with customers and externally with suppliers to enable the delivery of objectives.
Experience of tendering one-off high value agreements (>£100k) and frameworks with suppliers to generate savings and efficiencies.
The ability to initiate, plan, coordinate, execute and close down a project to meet the objectives and timescales.
The ability to manage the implementation of contracts across all involved.
The University offers an excellent benefit package including:
This role would usually be based at Greenwich House, however the Finance Division is currently hybrid working, with two days a week from Greenwich House.
Funding for this post is available for 1 year in the first instance
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure and a security check.
We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.
If you would like more information about this role, informal enquiries can be directed by email to Chris Day, Head of Operational Procurement (firstname.lastname@example.org)
If you have any questions the application process, please contact a Recruitment Administrator at Finhr_recruitment@admin.cam.ac.uk.
The closing date for applications is 12 February 2023. The interview dates for the role are planned for w/c 27 February 2023.
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check, a health assessment and a security check.
Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :
Please quote reference AG34780 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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