Anglia Ruskin University

Procurement Manager

Salary From £35,333 / Salary To £40,931
04 Nov 2022
30 Nov 2022
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Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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CIPS member

About ARU:

ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. We are ranked in the world’s top 350 HEIs in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and in the top ten mainstream universities in the country for the proportion of UK undergraduates in employment 15 months after graduating.  We have campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough with around 2,500 staff and 35,000 students from 180 countries.  With a focussed civic mission, we are committed to working with others through education, research and knowledge exchange to enhance the economic, cultural and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work and live.


About the Role:

Financial Services offers a challenging and interesting environment for self-motivated individuals seeking to develop their careers in finance. As a Procurement Services Manager you will be working with a friendly, professional and highly focused team reporting to the Deputy Head of Procurement. You will be responsible for managing a wide range of Procurement activities. This will involve building strong relationships with stakeholders, working collaboratively to develop and improve the Procurement process.   This role offers a challenging and interesting environment to work in, providing the opportunity for individuals seeking to develop their careers in a finance environment. 


With a relevant degree, and / or professionally qualified (MCIPS), you will be able to demonstrate proficiency in Public Sector procurement.  You will have managed complex Procurement processes and have an understanding of relevant regulations and procedures with the ability to provide recommendations.


As a highly organised individual your role will plan and deliver on deadlines. Possessing strong analytical and interpersonal skills you will build a strong network of connections and influence. You will be IT literate with sound knowledge of Microsoft Office and an interest in learning new procurement and financial information systems.


Informal enquiries can be made to the Deputy Head of Procurement, Martina Senft, at or on 01245 684225.


Find out more about working with us.


We have an agile working culture and offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of our staff and students and expect all staff to share this commitment.


We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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