Business Process Manager (Procurement)

University of Hertfordshire - Finance / Procurement

Salary: £32,548 - £35,550 pa with potential to progress to £38,833 pa

Grade: UH7

FTE: Full time position working 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE)

The University of Hertfordshire is one of the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old according to the Times Higher Education 100 under 50 rankings 2015 with a truly international community – our student community of over 25,300 includes more than 2,800 overseas students from 100 different countries.

The procurement department are responsible for around £110million non-pay expenditure. This post shall contribute to make the procurement department integral in being a strategic function across the University group and continue the departments evolution upwards on its Procurement Maturity Assessment journey and deliver greater Value for Money outcomes for both capital and revenue expenditure.

The post holder will pursue procurement excellence and value for money through the implementation of efficient and effective procurement processes. This shall include managing the operational purchasing processes and procurement staff involved in these processes to provide a thoroughly professional service to both internal and external stakeholders.

Applicants will need to demonstrate proven experience in managing staff. You will need to be professional, adaptable, determined and able to meet conflicting demand so good IT skills, a methodical approach and attention to detail alongside strong organisational, interpersonal and communication skills are all required. The ability to deal with confidential matters in a professional and discrete manner is a pre-requisite. You will be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience.

Provisional dates for interviews: 22nd and 23rd February 2018.

Please note previous applicants need not apply.

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, child care vouchers, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.

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