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Procurement Manager

Warrington Office, 110 Newton House, Birchwood Park, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 6FW

  • Pay: Up to £45,000 per annum
  • Hours: 40.00
  • Type: Permanent
  • Shift: Days
  • Posted: 21st July 2021
  • Expires: 20th August 2021

Barchester’s procurement team have a rare opportunity for a Procurement Manager to join our established Warrington office. This varied role will include the oversight of procurement activity for corporate and operational functions across the business. With a rapidly expanding portfolio of care homes and hospitals across the UK, this role is key to ensuring the delivery of multiple services within budget to more than 225 sites across the country.
NEED TO HAVE
• Educated to CIPS level 5
• Excellent negotiation ability
• Previous team management experience
• Ability to influence senior management and stakeholders
• Minimum of 5 years’ procurement experience in major UK or international company
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
NEED TO DO
• Deliver commercial opportunities across a wide range of spend categories
• Ensure service delivery to 225 care homes and hospitals is optimized against SLAs
• Mentor, appraise, and manage all members of the procurement team
• Drive value and savings during tender process
• Performance manage outsourced procurement services
• Undertake due diligence for supply chain risk, compliance, and information security
• Contract formulation and management
• Demonstrate a positive, proactive attitude
• Demonstrate discretion when handling confidential information
• Identify and participate in networking opportunities
If you’d like to use your procurement expertise in an organisation that provides the quality care you’d expect for your loved ones, this is an empowering and rewarding place to be. You’ll have plenty of opportunity to grow your career in a large organisation with a warm and supportive environment.


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Benefits and Rewards

We recognise that you and your role is pivotal in shaping the future of our organisation. That’s why in return for your dedication, you’ll receive a competitive salary plus our sector-leading benefits and rewards package. Take a look at how we’re committed to rewarding your amazing work and commitment when you join us.

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About Barchester

We’re proud to have over 240 care homes and six independent hospitals nationwide, that continually meet and exceed all relevant regulatory compliance standards. Join one of our fantastic teams and you’ll make sure our residents and patients get the outstanding quality of care, support, services and facilities they deserve.

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Equal Opportunities

We recognise and celebrate difference and pride ourselves on creating an inclusive environment for all. Whoever you are, we want you to be yourself, always. This enables greater diversity across the entire organisation for the benefit of our workforce and also the people we celebrate life with in our homes and hospitals. Barchester is proud to be an equal opportunities organisation.