Procurement Manager Job at Capita Plc – in Home Based
Optimizing value as a Procurement Manager at Capita Learning
We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Manager to join our Procurement team. As the Procurement Manager, you and the team will be dedicated to the procurement of third-party learning products, events, courses, and programs for delivery to Capita clients. Working closely with Supplier Relationship Managers, Client Account Teams, and the client stakeholders, you will deliver best value to the client through best practice competitive sourcing techniques and the negotiation of appropriate contract terms with suppliers.
We are a close knit and highly collaborative group and a good team mentality is important to this role. Working in this ever-changing environment you will need to be highly motivated and flexible. You will need to be happy to adapt to and encourage change within the department.
What you’ll be doing:
Act as procurement / sourcing subject matter expert and advise clients and internal stakeholders in respect of appropriate sourcing methods and procurement best practice.
Work closely with Capita client account teams and client stakeholders to turn client learning requirements into detailed sourcing specifications.
Work closely with Supplier Relationship Managers, Capita client account teams, and client stakeholders to identify suitable suppliers to bid for opportunities.
Deliver optimum value to Capita clients through the selection of suppliers via RFI / RFQ / RFP / competitive dialogue events, including the facilitation and hosting of supplier presentations to Capita clients, and the coordination of proposal evaluations.
Negotiate and execute contract terms and SOWs including service levels with suppliers.
Write detailed contract summaries for contract handover to Supplier Relationship Manager.
What we’re looking for:
Demonstrable experience in a Procurement Manager role or similar commercial role.
Learning or similar services category experience
Delivering high volume, fast-cycle procurements for several different stakeholders.
Negotiating detailed supplier contracts.
Drafting SOWs for services.
About Capita Learning
Capita Learning is a leader in Learning and Development Transformation. Our expertise covers everything from strategic learning consultancy to managed learning services, curriculum design and training delivery to digital and competency management. We also specialise in apprenticeships and pre-employment programmes. You’ll be joining a team who are passionate about innovation and who take pride in making learning and training the best experience possible.
What’s in it for you?
A competitive basic salary
23 days’ holiday (rising to 27 ) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more
Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
Flexibility, this role can be completely home based.
You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.
What we hope you’ll do next:
Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you. If you have any questions you’d like to ask before applying, you can contact Kirsty at [email protected] .
We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
We’re continuing to adapt to the unprecedented circumstances brought about by COVID-19.
Wherever possible, all interviews, assessments and background checks will take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All Capita colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from Capita’s offices.
Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all Capita locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we’re doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.
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About the Company
Company: Capita Plc –
Company Location: Home Based