Procurement Manager

  • Job Reference: LC/12131
  • Date Posted: 4 December 2018
  • Recruiter: Castlefield Recruitment
  • Location: Middlesbrough, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £22.00 to £27.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: NHS Specialists – NMNC Suppliers
  • Job Type: Contract, Temporary
  • Duration: 3 months but could extend
  • 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 the North East. This will be for an initial 3 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


  • Previous public sector experience is NOT essential
  • Educated to post graduate level or equivalent level of knowledge of working at a similar level in procurement
  • 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