Thank you for your interest in the role(s) of Category Manager and Category and Responsible Procurement Manager at NEUPC Ltd
We are a not-for-profit organisation working for the benefit of our members who are predominantly from the Higher Education sector. We have two current vacancies as part of our ongoing expansion and recruitment programme.
Both roles come at an exciting time in our development and growth and will offer you the opportunity to contribute to successfully delivering our service to members in the NE of England
The team is small but ambitious and self-sufficient, if successful, you will find lots of challenges and interesting projects ahead, keeping our work varied and thought provoking.
To be the best collaborative partner that supports the needs of our members.
NEUPC is a not-for-profit purchasing consortium with 23 university members and is one of six UK Higher Education Purchasing Consortia (UKUPC) established to deliver and manage a wide range of collaborative framework agreements designed to maximise non-pay expenditure within the university sector. Additionally, NEUPC also provide member shared procurement resources on a not-for-profit basis and through its study centre, teach professional procurement and apprentice qualifications – Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.
The Consortium is responsible for the development and management of UK compliant supply arrangements on behalf of the Membership and for generating increasing year-on-year savings. We are a member of UKUPC – a body dedicated to improving both the quality of procurement and the level of collaborative procurement across the HE sector.
Utilising a partnering approach NEUPC provides collaborative procurement expertise, guidance and agreements that are aligned to, and actively support members’ needs, values and objectives.
NEUPC enhances its offering to member institutions by providing Account Management Services – utilising dedicated professional procurement resource to assist members in maximising their uptake of appropriate collaborative framework agreements.
We are a genuine client focused buying group, with the aim of delivering maximum value from the purchase of goods and services. With institutional income reducing and costs rising, NEUPC have an increasingly important role to play. Indeed the past few years have seen the most dramatic of changes both in the wider public funding and the higher education sector in particular. The mounting pressure on institutions means that NEUPC will continue to increase its service offering.
As part of the continued development of NEUPC we are looking to recruit the roles of:
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Kieran Wallace is a specialist recruiter for procurement professionals who work within the public sector, including the NHS, Housing Associations, Charities, Local/Central Government and Education. Kieran has a particular focus on placing candidates in permanent and interim positions under the Crown Commercial Service via Frameworks RM6002 – Permanent Recruitment Services and RM6160 – Interim & Fixed Term services. He covers a wide variety of roles and levels including; Heads of Procurement, Procurement Specialists, Procurement Officers, Category Managers, Contracts Managers and Buyers.
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