Head Of Procurement And Customer Service

Keele university - Keele
30+ days ago (14/04/2021)

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Head of Procurement and Customer Service£52,560-£60,905 plus excellent benefits We’re Keele University and we’re different. Founded more than 60 years ago on the belief that we meet the demands of a new kind of society, economy and world, our principles resonate now more than ever. Keele University is a world class campus-based university committed to providing the highest quality learning and living environment in which our students and staff can flourish. Keele is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, beautiful campus, strong community spirit and excellent student life. With a turnover in excess of £160 million, over 10,000 students and a total staff of approximately 1,800, the University provides high quality teaching across a wide range of academic and vocational subjects. Keele has ambitious plans for its future growth and development, building upon its reputation as a research-led campus University with a broad academic base. We are seeking to appoint to the important role of Head of Procurement and Customer Service. Reporting to the Director of Finance, the role represents an exciting opportunity to take leadership responsibility for the University’s procurement function and lead a transformation programme resulting in forming an expanded centralised procurement team that offers a customer-focused service to Keele’s Faculties and Corporate Services departments.The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in a procurement role at a senior and strategic level with a large, complex organisation. Due to the opportunity to lead the procurement function at Keele through a transformative process, we are seeking an individual that has a proven track record of leading procurement functions through change programmes that result in delivering improved customer experience, process efficiency and value for money to an organisation.We are seeking an individual with engaging interpersonal and communication skills and with a proactive and collaborative approach to working with colleagues across the University. You will lead a newly formed team, therefore exceptional leadership skills are essential.The role offers the chance for an ambitious procurement professional to play an influential role in the continuing success of a unique, pioneering university in a beautiful campus environment setting. The candidate brochure can be viewed at https:
//online.Flippingbook.Com/view/321039557/For a confidential discussion please contact our retained advisors (sian.gardiner@mrgpeople.co.uk / 07932717458) and Ben Duffill (ben.duffill@mrgpeople.co.uk / 07976125010) at The Management Recruitment Group.Keele University values diversity, and is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity. The university welcomes expressions of interest and applications from candidates from all communities and a diversity of backgrounds. This role also offers the opportunity for flexible and agile working to attract the most diverse field of potential candidates. Closing date for applications is 25th April 2021.Interviews are scheduled for the week commencing 17th May

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