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Role Ref
VA008265
Role
Procurement Manager
Location
Leeds, LS12 6DB
Care home
Head Office - Procurement
Salary
£35,000 to £40,000 per Annum
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About the Role

Reporting into the Group Head of Procurement you will be based in and around the Leeds area. You’ll be part of an exceptional team that plays a pivotal part in Maria Mallabands day to day operations.

 

The procurement teams’ mission is to provide exceptional solutions while achieving commercial savings and maintaining the highest standards of quality. As we expand our operations across multiple sites, we’re seeking a talented Procurement Manager/Buyer to join our team.

 

What will you be focusing on?

 

Commercial Awareness and Negotiation Acumen:

 

Demonstrate a keen understanding of market dynamics, cost structures, and revenue streams.

Balance cost-saving initiatives with maintaining excellent service quality.

Skilfully negotiate contracts, vendor agreements, and partnerships.

 

Strategic Procurement Management

 

Develop and implement robust SPM strategies.

Optimize procurement processes to enhance efficiency and value.

 

Contract Negotiation

 

Work closely with wider teams to draft, review, and negotiate contracts.

Mitigate risks and protect the organisation’s interests.

 

Organizational Skills and Methodical Approach:

 

Create category plans, project plans, and communication strategies.

Maintain meticulous records and documentation.

 

Data Analysis:

 

Utilise analytical tools to extract insights from data.

Make informed decisions based on quantitative and qualitative information.

 

Who will you be?

 

Proven track record in commercial management, procurement, or related roles.

Excellent communication, negotiation, and leadership skills.

Proficiency in data analysis tools and software.

Knowledge and experience of the care home sector would be great but not essential.

CIPS certified or a willingness to work towards this.

 

Alongside a competitive salary of £35,000-£40,000 we offer the following industry leading benefits:

 

Private Medical cover (Bupa) single cover company funded*

4 x Salary life assurance – company funded after 6 months service

Pension Scheme with Royal London

Personal car leases via salary sacrifice*/**

Benefits platform – discounts across multiple retailers (supermarkets, High Street etc), leisure providers, hospitality etc. Online and instore discounts

Vectis Card – instant discount card

25 days holiday plus bank holidays

Holiday Flex – purchase additional holiday**

Simply Health – company funded, providing cashback for prescriptions, optical and dental costs 24/7 virtual GP access plus more for you and up to 4 children*

Enhanced cmpany Maternity, Paternity, Adoption pay, plus £200 new child payment

Flexible working patterns

Cycle to work scheme*/**

Recommend a friend

Service recognition

Training support and development opportunities

Employee Assistance Programme

Wellbeing support

Discounted gym membership

Eligible for a Blue Light Card

Subsidised BHSF Sick Pay Cover

BHFS, Life Cover, Cancer Cover, Personal Accident Cover

Free The Company Shop membership

Free Will Service

Concerts for Carers

Leeds Credit Union savings and loan from salary

 

*Benefits require completion of a 12-week probationary period before they can be accessed.

**Benefit subject to deduction not taking colleague below National Living Wage

About us

We’re among the UK’s largest independent care providers, employing thousands of staff in over 80 homes across the country.

Investment in new technology and services is key to our reputation for high-quality care provision, as is our commitment to staff training programmes and our emphasis on progressive career paths.

Our vision is to be the best quality, most highly regarded Care Provider in the United Kingdom, and an employer of choice for care workers.

We truly understand…

That people are unique - this means everyone we care for is one of a kind, so we surround ourselves in their stories and we celebrate their individuality.

The importance of passion - it fills every one of us, it fuels our devotion for the people we care for, and it makes our homes happier.

That honesty is everything - no-one wants to think about the time when a loved one needs care, but we’ll be here to help when that time comes.

That happiness comes with openness - we proactively support new friendships, new discoveries and better ways of living as our residents enter the next chapter in their lives.

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We are only able to accept applicants who have the right to work in the uk and live within a commutable distance to the location of the job role.

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