Senior Procurement Manager (Capital Projects)

One of the largest universities in the country, with over 26,000 students benefiting from a Plymouth education, the University has invested around £250 million to create a vibrant campus in the heart of the city. It is home to teaching and research expertise across the academic spectrum: from science and engineering to health and medicine; business and entrepreneurship to arts and the humanities. Within the top 50 universities for research, according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the University also has a record number of National Teaching Fellows and is the first modern university to launch its own medical and dental schools.

An opportunity has been created for an enthusiastic and proactive individual to join our Procurement Team at a senior level.

Exciting, challenging and diverse; the role of Senior Procurement Manager (Capital Projects) will be instrumental in delivering the Universities ambitious Capital Master Plan, which includes a diverse pipeline of activity centred around the Estates and Facilities Category of spend.

Bringing extensive Category knowledge into the role, you will support the University to achieve value for money and manage supply chain risks.  Your contribution will firmly support the University in delivering against its strategic goals, by not only contracting with suppliers to manage and maintain existing assets, but by also helping to shape the campus for the future.

With extensive procurement experience, you will be confident and commercially aware with strong communication skills. You will use these skills to deliver excellent customer service and build positive lasting relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.  In addition to a relevant procurement qualification you will have the ability and confidence to influence and negotiate. 

For a confidential discussion and/or the full job particulars, please contact our retained advisors Ben Duffill or Nick Coppard at The Management Recruitment Group on 020 7959 2368. To apply please email a CV and covering letter to ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk or nicholas.coppard@mrgpeople.co.uk.  

The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this campaign. All direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to MRG.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 22nd April 2018.