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Public Sector and Government

Procurement Manager / Procurement Coordinator / Buyer

West Yorkshire
£43662 - £45591 per annum

Job Title: Procurement Manager

Location: Birkenshaw, Bradford

Salary: £43,662 to £45,591 per annum

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Closing Date: Sunday 24th November 2019

Do you have the skills and experience to take their much improved procurement service to the next level of maturity to ensure the service is the best it can be?

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the Country’s leading Fire and Rescue Services; to become part of a family where everyone plays their part in making West Yorkshire Safer.

Role Overview:

The successful candidate will lead a new team to achieve efficient and economic procurement goals. They will draw up on their wealth of knowledge and experience to create, implement, and achieve innovative strategies in line with the Service’s vision; ensuring value for money and an ethical supply chain. This role will give the candidate the opportunity to identify areas of development and improvement within the existing system, helping them to be the best it can be.

The perfect candidate will be able to effectively lead a team to achieve savings and efficiencies targets and express concepts and ideas to every level within the organisation. You will demonstrate commitment to promoting ethical standards and behaviours; driving positive change and good practice.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead by example; with hands-on involvement in producing specifications and tender documentation including the drafting of contracts.

The Candidate:

You will have proven experience of being an effective leader through major procurement projects, with an extensive knowledge of all aspects of procurement. The successful candidate must possess a Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Level 6 qualification.

Joining a first-rate organisation, you will have the job satisfaction of knowing each day that you are contributing to the success of one of just six metropolitan fire and rescue services in the UK, supporting over 950 firefighters who work round the clock to help people and save lives.


They offer an excellent package, including Local Government Pension Scheme, free parking, 37 hour flexible working week, an employee assistance programme, training and development, sports and social clubs with free use of gym.

The Authority is an Equal Opportunities Employer. The post is subject to a basic Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

Please click on the APPLY button and you’ll be redirected to the Service’s careers page to complete your application.

Candidates with experience of: Procurement Officer, Procurement Advisor, Purchaser, Procurement Manager, Purchasing, Supply Chain Coordinator, Procurement Administrator, Procurement Executive, Procurement Operations, Assistant Procurement Executive, Procurement Admin, Procurement Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Engineering Procurement Officer, Engineering Procurement Advisor, Buyer, Purchaser may also be considered for this role.