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Procurement Manager


Salary:   £52,392 to £58,434 per annum
Release Date:   Friday 17 November 2023
Closing Date:   Thursday 30 November 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:   FIN048

The University of West London (UWL) is ranked the best modern* university (non-specialist) in London in the Complete University Guide 2023.

We were also named University of the Year for Student Experience and Teaching Quality in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023, being described by the editor as “regularly among the top-performing universities” and proving that “it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities”.

 *University status awarded in or after 1992

The Department / School / College

Strategic Procurement is an integral part of the Finance function and plays a key role in driving, embedding and building upon efficiency, effectiveness and overall value for money for The University.

The Role 

We are looking for an experienced Procurement Manager to ensure The University achieves best value and cost effectiveness through whole lifecycle of contract management.

This role will be responsible for delivering service and quality from the most suitable suppliers and ensuring full compliance with EU directives and public sector best practice.

The role will work alongside schools and departments to act as a centre of advice and knowledge in relation to all aspects of procurement, supplies legislation, commercial risk awareness and drive best value for money commensurate with quality and service.

The Person

We are looking for an experienced Procurement Manager who are is MCIPS qualified with public sector procurement experience (Higher education experience would be derisible).

Successful candidates will possess a track record of successful contract management have up to-date working knowledge of procurement directives and their use and implementation in a public sector environment.

How to Apply 

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: 

Please email  if you need any assistance with the application process.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Davinder Sarai,

Additional Information 

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Our department/school is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce. 

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point. 

The University of West London reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found. 

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