Procurement Manager Finance
Salary: £52,392 to £58,434 per annum Release Date: Friday 17 November 2023 Closing Date: Thursday 30 November 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: FIN048
The University of West London (UWL) is ranked the best modern university (non-specialist) in London in the Complete University Guide 2023.
We were also named University of the Year for Student Experience and Teaching Quality in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023, being described by the editor as “regularly among the top-performing universities” and proving that “it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities”.
University status awarded in or after 1992
The Department / School / College
Strategic Procurement is an integral part of the Finance function and plays a key role in driving, embedding and building upon efficiency, effectiveness and overall value for money for The University.
We are looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to ensure The University achieves best value and cost effectiveness through whole lifecycle of contract management.
This role will be responsible for delivering service and quality from the most suitable suppliers and ensuring full compliance with EU directives and public sector best practice.
The role will work alongside schools and departments to act as a centre of advice and knowledge in relation to all aspects of procurement, supplies legislation, commercial risk awareness and drive best value for money commensurate with quality and service.
We are looking for an experienced Procurement Manager who are is MCIPS qualified with public sector procurement experience (Higher education experience would be derisible).
Successful candidates will possess a track record of successful contract management have up to-date working knowledge of procurement directives and their use and implementation in a public sector environment.
How to Apply
To apply click on ‘Apply Online' and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: https: // jobs.uwl.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1253 &pid=0
Please email [email protected] if you need any assistance with the application process.
For informal enquiries about the position please contact Davinder Sarai, [email protected].
Read more about working at the University of West London at https: // www. uwl.ac.uk/about-us/how-university-works/why-work-uwl
Our department/school is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.
Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.
The University of West London reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.
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University of West London
November 18, 2023
November 30, 2023
Business and Economics
About the employer
The University of West London (UWL) is the career university in west London which provides excellent transport links, industry-standard facilities, extraordinary industry links and excellent employment openings. UWL consolidates everything London brings to a genuine friendly community environment where everybody is valued, acknowledged and supported to arrive at his/her true potential. A continuous programme of significant investment in facilities has changed the college campus giving great new social and learning spaces furnished with the recent technology. In the most recent year, the university has opened the West London Food Innovation Laboratory and the Westmont Enterprise Hub for enterprising students and entrepreneurs in the nearby places.
Undergraduate and postgraduate open days:
The undergraduate and postgraduate open days are an opportunity for the students to discover more about our full-time and part-time courses, college life and how the university can assist them in getting the profession they want. They can speak to students and staff about what studying at the university includes, explore the facilities and find the scope of courses and study options offered.
The well-being team offers confidential support to all the students who are physically disabled, have mental issues or have a learning disability. The college empowers any student or prospective student with a disability or long-term ailment to contact the administration at the earliest to guarantee suitable help.
When the students join the university, they get admission to comprehensive careers information, advice and guidance from the careers service, from arranging out a career plan or CV-composing to mock interviews. The employment service encourages an enormous scope of part-time chances to students. The students are consequently enlisted with the service on enrolment to look for paid occupations both on campus and outside, and get twice weekly updates for part-time openings available. Whether on campus or learning remotely, students can get a wide range of support extending through student services, accommodation and immigration advice, health and well-being services, financing, coaching and disability and mental health support.
The academic workshops, organising peer mentoring and general support are arranged by the student engagement team which help keep students on track. The facilities incorporate a social space in campus grounds, performance space with a seating limit of more than 220, Blast Radio studio for the student radio station, new catering facilities, a library and a mock courtroom.