Procurement Manager

  • Job Reference: LC/12063
  • Date Posted: 30 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Castlefield Recruitment
  • Location: Bradford
  • Salary: £25.00 to £35.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: NHS Specialists – NMNC Suppliers
  • Job Type: Contract, Temporary
  • Duration: 6 months but a strong possibility of an extension
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Luis Covell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0113 212 4615

Job Description


Castlefield Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Procurement Manager to join a highly reputable non-profit organisation in West Yorkshire. This will be for an initial 6 months however could be extended due to workload.


  • Able to provide and receive highly complex, sensitive, or contentious information where there may be barriers to communication or a requirement to achieve agreement, cooperation or provide reassurance
  • Responsible for market mapping, benchmarking and building up product portfolio knowledge
  • Skills in category management particularly within services, dealing with auditors and suppliers
  • Strong contract management and tender negotiation experience
  • Present complex, sensitive or contentious procurement information to large groups or differing stakeholder groups where challenge or resistance may exist e.g. formal presentations, representation at formal meetings
  • Ability to build and maintain a variety of constructive relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent ability to exercise high levels of procurement diligence when assessing or preparing procurement documentation, especially when information is received from a variety of sources and may be conflicting


  • Educated to post graduate level or equivalent level of knowledge of working at a similar level in procurement
  • Public sector experience and understanding of OJEU regulations would be desirable
  • Specialist knowledge across a range of procedures and practices which require expertise within procurement underpinned by theoretical or practical procurement knowledge or experience
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Strong Excel skills are essential