Senior Procurement Manager
Salary: £56,160 to £62,400
Location: Kings Cross
Contract: Fixed Term Contract (18 months)
Working Pattern: Full Time. Monday to Friday
Hours: 35 hours per week
NHG is one of the leading Housing Associations in London. We're a naturally ambitious organisation - a social business with real commercial sense. We work in the community, providing homes for lower-income households across London and the Southeast.
The Procurement Department have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Procurement Manager to join the team. Last year Notting Hill Genesis (NHG) spent £500 million with third parties. As a result, Procurement has become an increasingly vital service helping to drive compliance and commercial thinking, ensuring our spending power is maximised to deliver efficiencies and savings across the business.
This position will play a key role within the team and will see you lead on complex procurement projects. You will be responsible for developing procurement strategies and delivering a wide range of procurement projects, through a variety of procurement procedures. The wide scope will ensure that your work is varied and challenging and will suit someone who is comfortable taking responsibility and enjoys building strong relationships.
This role will see you deliver a responsive, high quality, commercial and customer focused procurement service. You will support the development of NHG's culture through robust and effective personal and team performance management arrangements.
You will ensure that contracts are delivered in compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements i.e. Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR's).
The Ideal Candidate
We are looking for someone who has experience within procurement, preferably within the Housing sector. We are seeking someone who has delivered on complex above threshold tenders and has previous exposure to the OJEU/above threshold framework. You will be familiar with new procurement regulations and have up to date knowledge of any new changes to help drive our procurement function.
You should have excellent knowledge of Public Contract Regulations (PCR's 2015) and available procurement procedures and their application in Charity / Social Housing context.
Confidence and good communication skills is key as you will be expected to build and manage effective relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. Most of all we need you to be a strong team player, capable of adapting to fluctuating workloads and being keen to assist colleagues when required.
You will be joining an established and vibrant team with an excellent focus and culture. If the idea of being part of a team which is committed to making a real impact is of interest, then we'd love to hear from you!
In return we offer:
- Excellent annual leave allowance and flexible working opportunities (qualifying period may apply)
- Generous pension scheme
- Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay - we offer enhanced maternity and adoption pay in addition to statutory entitlements (qualifying period may apply)
- Employee assistance - free confidential advice and counselling services provided by independent specialist organisations
- Health cash plan
- Staff discounts - we give our staff access to discounts at hundreds of major retailers, gyms, restaurants, entertainment, days out, insurance and much more
- Interest free loans: season ticket loan, tenancy deposit loan and training loan
- Cycle to work scheme
- Life Assurance x 4 annual salary
How to apply
Our ethos is to provide equal opportunities to all, and to ensure we represent the communities we serve - we have joined the G15's diversity pledge to encourage ethnic (BAME) diversity in housing association leadership.
We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. If you have the skills, experience and values we're seeking, please apply to join us and be part of an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity, equality of opportunity and provides a place for you to grow your career.
To apply for this role, please upload your CV and supporting statement. Your supporting statement should contain specific examples from your own experience demonstrating how you meet the professional expertise and skills criteria in the role profile.
Please ensure that your Supporting Statement is no more than two pages.
Please see the Role Profile for further details. You can request this from our Recruitment Partner - Retinue Solutions.
For further information or an informal conversation regarding the role please contact Tom Bullock 07384 798 495 email@example.com
Applications for this role close at midnight on Tuesday 27 September 2022