|£37,099 to £44,263 Grade UE07, per annum
|7th December 2023
|31st January 2024
Close date: 31st January 2024, 12pm
12 Month Fixed Term Contract, Full time (35 Hours per week)
We’re looking for great people to join our Contract & Supplier Management (CSM) team in our award-winning Procurement department.
We are looking for 1 x Contract & Supplier Management Specialists (Travel) to join our Strategic Procurement team. The Department currently comprises of four ‘Category’ Teams; Information Services & IT, Professional Campus Services, Estates & Buildings, and Laboratories & Medical. Embedded within the Strategic Procurement function, the Contract & Supplier Management Specialist (Travel) is responsible for supporting the delivery and development of the contract and supplier management activities within the Procurement Department focusing on Travel services, ensuring the right outcomes are delivered and the performance of contracts is maximised, as well as adding value through enhancement of supplier relationship management.
Through the development of strong internal and external relationships, the post-holder will effectively manage and coordinate activities associated with Travel Services and when necessary, other key suppliers, to maximise the outcomes and benefits to the University through supplier relationship management and contract management processes, with the objective of delivering the following:
The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the University’s financial wellbeing and international research profile, by delivering cash savings and other cost efficiencies; and supporting the knowledge creation and transfer which lies at the heart of the University’s Strategy 2030.
The post-holder will join a forward-thinking, ambitious and supportive procurement team, already well advanced in a service transformation programme. As part of the wider Finance Directorate, we aim to deliver world-class services to the University’s academic teaching and research staff and our professional services colleagues, in keeping with the institution’s Top-20 World Ranking.
You will engage directly with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, ensuring that Procurement delivers innovative, fit for purpose solutions which are aligned to University objectives and Government policy.
Candidates will be encouraged to exercise initiative and discretion, taking ownership of CSM projects that deliver maximum benefit across the University.
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