Procurement Manager

50000.00 GBP Annual
22 Oct 2019
23 Oct 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

Procurement Manager

Birmingham, West Midlands

About Us

Set up under the Gambling Act 2005, the Gambling Commission is committed to safeguarding the public against any detrimental impact brought about by gambling. We do this by keeping crime out, protecting children and vulnerable people and ensuring the commercial gambling industry is run fairly and openly. We work with the legal system, the public health system, community groups and the industry itself to understand how we can protect the interests of as many people as possible, as effectively as possible.

We are currently looking for a Procurement Manager to ensure we procure responsibly, within guidelines and in a fully compliant manner.

The Benefits

  • Salary of cGBP50,000
  • Civil service pension
  • Flexible working
  • 26 days' holiday
  • Option to buy up to five days' extra annual leave
  • Additional benefits

Joining us means joining a dynamic, high profile sector and being at the cutting edge of regulation, where the work you do has a real impact on people's lives.

It also means joining an organisation that is inclusive, that respects work-life balance and is completely dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential. Whether that's through flexible working, really understanding how you work best or exposing you to real opportunities to challenge yourself, if you're passionate about making your mark on the industry and on society, then we will help you do that.

Your Role

As the Procurement Manager, you will take on a standalone role providing expert advice to all staff undertaking procurement activity on behalf of our organisation.

Ensuring all procurement is undertaken within the rules of Managing Public Money and in a consistent fashion, you will report directly to the CFO and will work in collaboration with the Finance Team and operational staff.

A major element of your role will be involvement in the 4th National Lottery Competition which will be completed in 2023 and will decide who will hold the licence to run the National Lottery. You will provide advice and be actively involved in the competition which will attract public and press interest and needs to be 100% compliant with public sector procurement rules.

Your role will also involve:

  • Establishing, leading and managing the full end to end procurement process
  • Managing the purchase order process system
  • Providing support and procurement guidance to the CFO
  • Representing the Gambling Commissioning externally on procurement
  • Ensuring that procurement adheres to all relevant legal requirements

About You

To be considered as the Procurement Manager, you will need:

  • Experience of working in a procurement role

Other organisations may call this role Purchasing Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Buying Manager, Senior Buyer, Procurement Officer, Purchasing Officer, Buying Officer, or Contracts Manager.

The closing date for this role is the 31st October 2019.

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.

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