12th Oct 2015

Do you have a passion for helping the Education sector make savings and achieve best value for money? Are you MCIPS qualified with a good knowledge of EU procurement legislation?

If so we may have the perfect opportunity for you. We're looking for a Senior Contracts & Procurement Officer to join our growing team in Greater Manchester. The successful candidate will run a variety of collaborative tenders and manage the subsequent frameworks which our members procure through. This role will be responsible for a broad range of products and services including: office supplies, temporary staff, PPE and hair & beauty products. Experience in one or more of these areas would be ideal, but is not essential.

We're looking for a proactive individual who can work well without supervision as well as being able to collaborate effectively in a team environment. In return we offer an attractive package that includes:

  • Salary circa £26,000 to £29,000 per annum (dependant on experience)
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working
  • 27 days holiday per annum for full-time employees plus 3 additional days between Christmas and New Year

About Us

Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) is a national purchasing consortium for institutions working in the Further Education (FE), Academy and related sectors. We are owned and run by the FE sector and we provide our members with specialist advice on best spending practices and how to obtain best value for money. Our main purpose is to produce EU-tendered purchasing frameworks. These frameworks cover a wide variety of products and services, and our aim is to continue to develop this portfolio in line with our members' needs.

How to Apply

Please download and complete the Application Form (PDF | DOC) and return this by email or post (marked confidential) to:

Karen Stout
Corporate Services Manager
Crescent Purchasing Ltd
Technology House
Lissadel Street
Salford
M6 6AP
k.stout@thecpc.ac.uk

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