Head of Procurement

60000.00 GBP Annual
16 Sep 2017
20 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Being Head of Procurement at St Mungo's is an opportunity to lead, develop and implement a comprehensive procurement strategy that will make a real difference, achieving value for money, savings and other measurable benefits for vulnerable and homeless people.

You will be responsible for a broad range of procurement activities, from managing a small procurement team, to providing proactive support and advice to the organisation, overseeing the governance of our procurement practices, and leading the procurement of key contracts and services, proposing the most appropriate routes to market.

You will be able to think strategically about how procurement can provide the most value to the organisation and help us manage risks while also delivering multiple procurement activities. A problem solving approach to working within good procurement practices while meeting the day to day operational needs of the business is key.

If you are a qualified MCIPS professional with a strong background in procurement who has won an organisation round to the benefits of good procurement then this is a fantastic opportunity to join the team.

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Closing date: 10am on Monday 2 October 2017.

Interviews: 10 and 11 October 2017.

In return, we offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, staff discounts scheme and flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. We are also committed to providing our staff with a wide range of learning and development opportunities; in support of their personal and professional development.

Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo's current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.

At St Mungo's, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are in the top 50 of Stonewall's Workplace Equality Index 2017, we are also proud to have been awarded BITC 2017 Race Equality Award and we are a Disability Confident Employer. To ensure that our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities that we live and work within, we encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants, as they are under-represented within St Mungo's at senior management level.