Would you like a meaningful job that makes a difference, with flexibility and real potential for growth?
The Salvation Army Housing Association (saha) is an organisation that provides a range of housing and varied support services to vulnerable people. Our aim is to support people in achieving their full potential. We are currently going through a large period of growth and have a vacancy for a Corporate Procurement Manager.
Position: Corporate Procurement Manager
Location: Head Office, London
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £40,950 to £54,600 per annum depending on experience and a London base (other office locations can be considered but the salary band stated is for a London base)
Benefits: 26 days’ annual holiday rising a day a year for the first 5 years + bank holidays, Life Assurance, Pension scheme, casual car allowance and an Employee Health Assistance Programme. Professional development opportunities and flexible working arrangements.
Closing date: 28th May 2019
Interviews to be held in June, date to be confirmed
About the role:
Saha is looking for a competent, committed and enthusiastic person to be the corporate lead responsible for ensuring all procurement complies with legal, regulatory and policy requirements, and quality standards to achieve optimum value for money.
You will contribute to the development of the business and corporate plan including the creation and implementation of an effective procurement strategy and programme. Review all key works, services and supply budgets and expenditure across the business, and ensure a suitable procurement strategy is in place that will maximise quality, performance and value for money and social return on investment.
You should have significant experience and knowledge of public procurement, including an excellent working knowledge of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. You will also have experience of managing multi-discipline procurement in a corporate environment, presenting to Boards and Committees, successfully managing contracts and experience of budgetary control and delivering value for money and business improvements.
Additionally, you will have membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) or working towards this. An HNC / D or equivalent relevant technical qualification is also essential, as is knowledge / experience of the social housing sector.
A Disclosure and Barring Service Basic Certificate will be required for these roles. As an equal opportunities employer, our client welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
The Salvation Army Housing Association (saha) is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality and diversity and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.
You may have experience of the following: Corporate Procurement, Asset Management, Corporate Procurement Manager, Procurement Manager, Buyer, Purchasing Manager, Procurement Coordinator, Purchasing Coordinator, Procurement Specialist, Purchasing Specialist, Charity, Third Sector, NFP, etc.