Procurement Manager

New City College Hackney CampusHackney

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 £99m, 30,000 students and 2000 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. 

Procurement Manager 

Salary: Circa £40K

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: 31st January 2021

Interviews will take place week commencing: 8th February 2021

To apply for this vacancy and for further information please visit our website:  or contact Human Resources on 020 7510 7712. E-mail: 

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