Salary: £38,580 per annum
Hackney Campus but travel to other sites
We are currently looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to support the Head of Procurement to provide a centralised procurement service to the New City College Group ensuring proper standards of probity and value for money. You will be required to ensure all procurement activities conforms to the college financial regulations and procedures. You will inform and advise managers and other college staff as required on procurement policies and procedures, sources of supply and provide assistance and support to all managers in issuing invitations to tender via E-tendering portal, dealing with clarifications, evaluate and report on tenders returned, sending successful/un-successful notification letters.
You should have good written and communications skills, CIPS qualified or proven experience in a similar role and able to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
Closing date: 02nd October 2022
Interviews: week commencing: 3rd October 2022
The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
New City College is the dynamic group of further education colleges in East London which comprises Tower Hamlets College, Hackney Community College, Epping Forest College Redbridge College, Havering College of Further & Higher Education and Havering Sixth form College. Our 6-college merger places the group at the forefront of further education in the region. With a turnover of £105m, 20,000 students and 1900 staff it is one of the strongest and most influential further education organisations in the country.
Our college environment is second to none. We have industry standard facilities and equipment at all campuses, expert staff and partnerships with other high profile organisations which all prepare students for progression to higher education or successful careers.
East London is dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial. As we develop our longer term vision, we will continue to ensure that we invest in our staff and other resources to provide a distinctive offer and excellent, supportive learning environment which meets the needs of students and employers and prepares local people for the changing workforce of the area.
As the College supports a number of children and vulnerable adults, all staff are exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Accordingly, all staff will be subject to an ‘Enhanced’ DBS (formerly CRB) check, along with a Children’s Barred List check if in regulated activity. Any offers of appointment may be withdrawn if these checks prove to be unsatisfactory to the College. Self-disclosure will be required as part of the recruitment process. If you fail to make a full disclosure or provide sight of your DBS certificate then your offer of employment is likely to be withdrawn. The College's DBS policy covers the recruitment of ex-offenders which is available upon request.
New City College aims to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and actively welcome applications from candidates from a BAME background.
New City College - London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.