You must be able to demonstrate a broad base of experience across a wide range of different categories including Technology and Engineering, MRO, IT & Telecoms and Marketing Services.
You will have the ability to communicate and engage with key stakeholders across the University conveying in-depth knowledge of best procurement concepts and be customer focused in your approach to work.
You will have an analytical mind-set that can yield value creation through applying analytical processes.
You will have strong problem solving, organisational and time management skills. Knowledge of related procurement legislation, including Public Contract Regulations is essential for this role.
Previous category management experience is desirable. The PRINCE 2 Project Management qualification and knowledge would be advantageous.
Ideally you will be CIPS qualified or working towards the CIPS qualifications alternatively you will be able to demonstrate equivalent relevant work experience.
For an informal discussion please contact John Newcombe, Head of Procurement and Accounts Payable on (T) : 01234 754952 or (E) : John.
At Cranfield we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential.
We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and / or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.