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Procurement Manager

Posted 1 week ago by The Prince's Trust
£32,000 - £38,000 per annum
Edinburgh , Midlothian
Permanent, full-time
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Role: National Procurement Manager

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full time (35 hours a week)

Closing Date: Friday 28th February 2020

Location: National, (Any UK Office) home-based, with regular UK travel (including Northern Ireland, Scotland and London)

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Procurement Manager to join our new Procurement team, helping to drive efficiency and best practice as we set up this new function across the organisation.

You will use your commercial focus and expertise to make a real impact across The Princes Trust to drive savings, being constantly challenged to come up with innovative ways of thinking and working closely with stakeholders to lead on procurement strategy, driving value for money, strategic projects and managing the supply chain for national contracts. As this is a new team the opportunities to make a difference are vast, and you will get involved in a huge variety of projects, from IT and Estates to Marketing and Events, and everything in-between - this means you’ll need to be dynamic and flexible and able to manage your own time well.

This is an exciting role that the ideal applicant can really make their own and would suit someone who is a self-starter with energy and drive, and a good background of procurement.

To learn more about the role, please visit our website.

The Prince’s Trust is a youth charity whose mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills, to live, learn and earn. This year we will support more than 70,000 young people through a range of proven programmes, with three in four achieving a positive outcome!

We have a bold ambition to extend the reach and impact of our work and help one million more young people transform their lives over the next ten years. Our job is to inspire them, support them and release their potential, so that they can thrive and society can prosper. We will focus on innovation, to ensure we adapt and remain relevant in a rapidly changing world. We owe it to ourselves and the young people we serve, to do the best work of our lives and to help give them an increasing stake in our economy and society. They are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us.

Required skills

  • Competitive Tendering
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Negotiating
  • Procurement
  • EU Law
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