Procurement Manager

Location Royal Leamington Spa
Discipline: Support Management
Salary: ££51519 per annum & 10% Retention Bonus
Contact name: Brenda Moore

Job ref: RFL1111_1637838159
Published: 11 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Fixed Term Contract

We're currently seeking a Procurement Manager based in Leamington Spa to work within a state of the art, high output diagnostics laboratory environment as part of the UK's NHS Test and Trace programme, helping society's return to a more normal way of life.

Gain invaluable experience and exposure to some of the country's most highly skilled individuals in the scientific community and join a supportive environment where training and accreditation (where relevant) will be provided for this role.

What you can expect:

  • The role will ensure Commercial Supply agreements are in place, securing continuous and timely supply of products to the Lab

  • Ensuring Supply Contracts are managed to time and budget

  • Coordinate all Lab supply requirements and translate these into executable Supply agreements

  • Act as senior interface with the DHSC Commercial Teams

  • Comply with and Manage the Commercial authorisation process between the site and DHSC

  • Ensure contract cover is in place to avoid periods of non-cover

  • Liaise with Suppliers and Key Stakeholders to ensure clarity of purpose, objectives and service delivery

  • Manage and Develop the Procurement team

  • Review and consistently improve Supplier performance

What we're looking for:

This position will require an experienced Procurement Manager who will ensure commercial agreements for on-going supply are in place to ensure continuous and uninterrupted supply of products and services to the Laboratory

  • Strong Team Management experience

  • Expert knowledge of procurement processes and supply agreements

  • In depth experience and knowledge in a Procurement role

  • Experience of working with public sector procurement

  • Member of a professional body - i.e. CIPS

  • Degree in a relevant subject

  • Experience of working in large Laboratories or Pharma

  • Experience of Scientific products and service

  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment and consumables

In return:

You will receive a minimum 18-month contract with opportunity to go permanent and competitive rate of pay and a 10% retention bonus (paid at 9 and 18 months).

Working hours and shift times

Mon - Fri 9 - 5.30

If you would like to request any reasonable adjustments around start times, working additional hours, learning about different shifts or future opportunities around securing a permanent position, please speak to the team to learn more about how we can accommodate you.


Compliance checks
Please be aware that Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) including a media check is the required level of screening for all staff working at the Leamington Spa Laboratory.

Diversity at NHS Test and Trace
You will be joining a diverse and hugely welcoming team that reflects the communities we serve. We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and empowering them to contribute fully at work.

If you're ready for a new challenge and want to be part of the team delivering this essential lab work, please apply today.

Please note: Impellam Group is working in partnership with NHS Test and Trace, so you will be employed on a fixed-term employment basis with an Employing Agency (either SRG, Medacs, Lorien or Blue Arrow) within Impellam Group, in line with contractual employment terms and conditions set out by the respective Employing Agency, and not directly employed by NHS Test and Trace.