Category Manager

Location
Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary
Grade 8 - £44,045 to £49,553 per annum
Posted
13 Jul 2021
Closes
01 Aug 2021
Ref
3582
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Manager
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

About the role

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and switched on professional to join our small but sector-leading, high impact and close-knit Procurement Team. The role entails managing the IT & Telecoms, Audio Visual and Library procurement categories. If you feel you have what it takes to join our team and support the delivery of world class teaching and research at this leading UK University, then please apply.

About you

With thorough knowledge of public procurement law, you will have experience of vetting contract terms and conditions, with a good understanding of contract law. Significant experience in a similar role is key, alongside experience of managing a number of project simultaneously.

With flexibility and a keen eye for detail, you will have the ability to work to tight deadlines and manage conflicting priorities. You will have the ability to influence decision making at all levels, whilst being able to build relationships and provide innovative solutions to complex problems. 

Additional information

For informal enquiries, please contact James Trotter on james.trotter@leicester.ac.uk or 07557 077197.

We anticipate that interviews will take place on 20 August 2021. 

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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