Group Procurement Manager

Stockton-on-Tees, Durham
£43,712 - £46,377
01 Aug 2022
17 Aug 2022
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Education Training Collective (Etc.) is a group of vibrant colleges and training providers offering high quality educational opportunities. Incorporating Bede Sixth Form, Neta training, Redcar and Cleveland College, The Skills Academy and Stockton Riverside College, Etc. delivers a full range of courses, training and apprenticeship opportunities, as well as professional and commercial courses.


Our employees are skilled, high performing and committed to our learners. This is a fantastic opportunity, within an established Finance team based primarily at Stockton Riverside College, to appoint a dynamic Group Procurement Manager who shares this commitment and drive to provide procurement support across the Group.  The successful candidate will develop and deliver category plans and strategies, identifying opportunities for improvement in supplier relationships to deliver cost savings and quality improvements, including a focus on non-financial intent, in addition to supplier base consolidation and efficiencies.


The post offers:

  • A competitive salary of £43,712 - £46,377
  • 35 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Pro-Hybrid Working employer (working from home for part of the working week)
  • Free gym membership
  • Thanking You Rewards Scheme – (giving you discounts on hundreds of high street brands)
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Bike to Work Scheme –
  • Comprehensive Health and Wellbeing programme
  • Better Health at Work Scheme
  • Family Friendly Policy 
  • Excellent opportunities for learning and development
  • Annual staff seminar and awards 
  • To find out more, read our Staff Benefits brochure
  • 96% of our staff would recommend Etc. as a ‘good place to work’

At Etc. we adopt a Hybrid method of working, empowering employees to ensure a work/life balance that works best for them, their team and all stakeholders.  If you believe you have the necessary skills, experience, commitment, and determination to succeed and would relish the opportunity to work at Etc., please apply now.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

The closing date for receipt of completed application is Midnight 17 August 2022.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide details of all unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered, prior to the date of the interview.  Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS.

If you are unsure whether you need to disclose criminal information, you should seek legal advice or you may wish to contact Nacro or Unlock for impartial advice. There is more information on filtering and protected offences on the Ministry of Justice website. Nacro -  or email or phone 0300 123 1999  Unlock –   phone 01634 247350  text 07824 113848.

The Etc. Group is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and access for all, irrespective of age, background, race, gender, religion, ability, disability or sexuality. Safeguarding is also priority for the group and we have key policies and systems which help to make the group a safe place for learners and staff. The purpose of these policies is to provide clear guidance regarding Safeguarding responsibilities throughout the group, including the Prevent Duty. To read more, please visit

We welcome applications for employment from the whole community.

*Note we do not accept CVs or late applications, no agencies please

All applications must be completed via our website


Interviews to be held on Wednesday 24 August


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