Procurement Specialist

Eastleigh, Hampshire
Circa £44,000.00 per annum (plus comprehensive benefits)
31 Oct 2018
14 Nov 2018
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Why Radian?
There has never been a more exciting time to join Radian. We are an award winning organisation, employing over 800 staff and providing nearly 21,000 affordable homes in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Surrey, Sussex, and Wiltshire.

We strive to create conditions where our residents, communities and staff can flourish. What this means for you is that there is an opportunity to further develop your career in a great environment, whilst contributing to the success of Radian. We are a diverse and vibrant social business, with a strong sense of commercial reality.

With our big aspirations we are recruiting brilliant new people to help us achieve our ambitious goals. We value and promote diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity for all.



Our Procurement Specialist is a key role delivering procurement projects, engaging with colleagues and stakeholders from all departments and disciplines.

We are looking for a professional who can manage the whole procurement process from specification design through to ongoing contract management, with a focus on value for money and realising benefits; someone who will implement project strategies based on evaluation of value and risk. They will gather intelligence and analyse data to ensure projects meet the needs of the business now and for the future in line with the corporate strategy.

To be successful you will need to have a professional level understanding of Public Contracts Regulations 2015 with the ability to display significant evidence of their application and interpretation. 

It is essential that you are MCIPS qualified or actively working towards this. 

You will need to demonstrate extensive experience of working at a procurement middle management/specialist role in a medium to large organisation, including comprehensive evidence of managing and delivering projects. 

This is a permanent role working 37 hours a week reporting to the Head of Procurement.

•    28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with the opportunity to buy and sell additional leave
•    Employer pension contributions of up to 12%
•    Life assurance 3x annual salary
•    Flexi-time scheme, allowing individuals to work hours that suit them (subject to core hours and the requirements of their department and role)
•    Interest free season ticket loan
•    Comprehensive training and development, including study support
•    Radian Rewards, flexible voluntary benefits scheme
•    Enhanced maternity/paternity leave for those who qualify
•    Staff recognition scheme


Interview date

Interviews will be held on 28th November 2018 at Collins House, Eastleigh.

How to apply
To apply, please click on the link below and submit your CV and covering letter detailing your suitability for the role. Please refer to the role profile on this advert.