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Procurement & Contracts Manager

Langley Search & Interim
Up to £50k + CIPS Sponsorship
Closing date
13 Feb 2023

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Specialist Area
Contracts, Procurement, Category management
Job Level
Manager, Specialist
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member

Job Details

We have a terrific opportunity available for an ambitious procurement professional who has experience working within the UK Public Sector. You will ideally be on your CIPS journey already and be looking to achieve full MCIPS accreditation.  Full CIPS sponsorship is available as part of the package, along with an annual performance and loyalty bonus, contributory pension (LGPS) + wellbeing cash plan and an assortment of other benefits.

This is a position within an expanding procurement function. You will be responsible for providing pre- and post-contract commercial procurement services a number of key areas of the FM spend portfolio, to include Maintenance, Cleaning, Lettings, Goods & Services, Fire Equipment, First Aid Supplies etc. In doing so, you will ensure that the procurement objectives of the department are achieved consistently and in support of the strategic plan and vision. You will also be tasked with developing and managing a number of key supplier relationships to ensure value for money and provide technical expertise in executing end-to-end procurement processes.

Your profile and background

  • You'll have experience of the full end-end-end tendering process and you'll be able to provide examples where you have achieved significant savings across specific category areas of spend.
  • You'll have a solid understanding of indirect procurement, in areas such as FM and Professional Services and you'll be comfortable liaising with a broad range of suppliers and negotiating high profile contracts.
  • You’ll have good knowledge and experience of working within the Public Contract Regulations 2015 guidelines and using the Find a Tender service.
  • You'll be a personable and self-motivated individual with strong verbal and written communication skills, who can build good relationships internally with your stakeholders.

The role will require the successful applicant to be in the office for 3 days per week, with two designated work-from home days.  The office is located in central Croydon with excellent transport links.

Please get in touch for more details.  All applications and enquiries meeting the above criteria will be carefully considered.

Langley Search & Selection Ltd is a diverse, minority-owned business and we are passionate about promoting diversity and equality. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, disability status or gender and particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented backgrounds.


Founded in 2002, with a successful MBO in 2018, Langley is an owner managed leading boutique recruitment consultancy offering Executive Search, Contingent and Interim Solutions to fill procurement, end-to-end supply chain, commercial and transformation roles.

Our specialism and knowledge brings an in-depth understanding of our market and we are well positioned to work across a broad range of industries and businesses. These include, rapid growth companies, FTSE 100 businesses and NFP / public sector organisations both in the UK and internationally.

PRIVATE SECTOR PRACTICE including FMCG (food and non-food), retail, leisure, technology & media, aerospace, automotive, capital equipment, energy & utilities, defence, oil & gas, construction & FM, Pharmaceuticals, Retail Banks, Investment Banks, Insurance, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Professional Services and Consultancies

PUBLIC SECTOR PRACTICE including Local Government, Central Government, NHS, Charities, 3rd Sector and Not-for-Profits, Higher Education & Housing Associations

In an increasingly complex and changing marketplace our structured, transparent & efficient recruitment services take the risk out of hiring. When you engage Langley to deliver a recruitment solution you can expect an ethical, robust and professional partnership that delivers with integrity. 

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44(0)844 847 8336
Suite 2.1
East Side
Kings Cross Station

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