Procurement Manager

  • Job Reference: TCB/6960420
  • Date Posted: 6 May 2020
  • Recruiter: Midlands
  • Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
  • Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Venn Group is recruiting for a Procurement Manager,for a large Public Sector organisations in the East Midlands. 

The role:

  • Oversee the development of Procurement Strategy and associated procedures to underpin company vision
  • Advise on Procurement strategies to colleagues, managing procurement activities and embed best practice and digital procurement
  • Provide co-ordination across Corporate Projects and with senior managers to develop and lead a co-ordinated approach to delivering VFM and efficiencies across the business
  • Develop and lead an Annual Procurement Plan with agreed efficiency targets
  • Lead  on  the  development  of  procurement  systems  to  ensure the  approach  to procurement activities is in line with all required statutory and regulatory obligations
  • Ensure new contracts, extensions and renewals are compliant, reflect best practice and maximise VFM
  • Ensure goods, services and works are procured in line with legislative, ethical and regulatory requirements including adherence to Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) procedures
  • Develop KPIs to monitor spend, compliance and opportunities to maximise VFM

The ideal candidate will have:

  • MCIPS or equivalent relevant degree and membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply
  • Extensive experience of applying the Public Sector Procurement Regulations in a Contracting Authority
  • Practical experience of delivering better value solutions through procurement, in the public sector, ideally in social housing or care
  • Cross-category experience of leading procurement in areas such as construction, maintenance, IT, and customer-related services for a buying organisation in a regulated environment
  • Knowledge in the use of JCT and similar contracts, and in particular able to establish and maintain strong contract management relationships with suppliers to maintain the benefits of your

On offer:

  • c36.5 days leave a year with additional 2 days after 5 years’ service
  • Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £1200 per year on your routine healthcare costs e.g. Dentist, opticians etc.
  • Company Pension Scheme options with contributions matched and includes life assurance cover
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay
  • Employee Recognition Scheme
  • Great learning & development and qualification opportunities
  • Discounted bus passes and gym membership, discounts and cashback at major retailers
  • Free access to employee Advice Line; offering a 24-hour confidential advice service to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisors

To apply for this position, please forward an updated version of your CV to or contact Thomas Brown on 0121 616 0660