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Procurement Manager

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Evesham, Worcestershire
£36,500 per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 2021

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Corporate Services, Finance
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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About the role

As Procurement Manager you will be the primary point of contact for organisation-wide procurement, delivering a focussed, professional, and efficient procurement service, contract management and providing expert advice and guidance to internal stakeholders.

Ensuring procurement is considered at the earliest stages of planning and that goods, works and services are purchased in line with Procurement Policy and best practice to maximise value from the supply chain, you will maintain organisational procurement records, lead on commercial activities in the procurement of high risk/high value contracts and provide end to end procurement support on a range of complex procurement activities.

About you

Candidates will have substantial and recent experience working in a similar role with an organisation of a comparable size (i.e. £40m turnover per annum). Working towards Professional CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply) qualification or equivalent, you will have experience in developing / reviewing relevant procurement / contract terms and a proven track record in providing strategic procurement advice and support.

With knowledge and understanding of strategic procurement principles and of contract management and administration, you will demonstrate understanding of the commercial environment, incl. the identification of commercial risk.

A full and current driving licence and daily use of own car insured for business mileage is essential.

About us

This is a great opportunity to join Rooftop Housing Group, for 25 years we have been at the heart of our communities, serving our customers. We are proud to have over 6,500 homes in South Worcestershire and North Gloucestershire. It is an exciting time to join the team with ambitious plans and fantastic progress made towards achieving our vision.

We work together – We make things better – We do the right thing

Rooftop is a values-based organisation that has recently evolved into a modern and flexible social business, aiming to deliver high quality, value for money services. We are proud of our people and what we achieve to make a positive impact on everyday lives.

Closing Date: 9am 17 November 2021

Interview Date: 24 November 2021

Please refer to the recruitment pack upon completing your application


Blue Octopus partners with employers from a multitude of different sectors and industries, using our next generation technology and recruitment expertise to help attract, engage and hire the best talent for their unique career opportunities. We know that having the right people in place is crucial to every business’ current and future successes, regardless of the area they operate in.

Over the last decade, our experience has allowed us to specialise in several sectors, including social housing.

Blue Octopus has a strong history of working with social housing providers to help them hire the best talent and improve their talent management processes. This experience, coupled with knowledge developed over time, has allowed us to fully understand both the market itself and the skills required within the sector. We understand that operating at a high standard, efficiently and cost-effectively, is vital for our clients in the Social Housing sector, who provide a much-needed service for their tenants.

Find Us
Octo House, 2 Station Road
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom
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