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Procurement Specialist

The Role

This role is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract.

Are you a Procurement professional with excellent communication skills?

We are looking for a Procurement Specialist to manage the day-to-day provision of procurement and contract management services to stakeholders across the School. You will focus on developing the contract management database to ensure an up-to-date and relevant supplier list is available and provide guidance and support on the procurement process to colleagues.

Main Responsibilities

  • Management of the Contract Management database
  • Asist departments with Ensuring  contracts are compliant with School policy
  • Provide guidance to colleagues on the procurement process
  • Review new supplier requests and challenge stakeholders where appropriate

Who we are looking for

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • May be working towards relevant professional qualification e.g. CIPS.
  • At least foundational knowledge in of the tender process and contractual negotiations
  • Good communication skills and the ability to break down technical issues and explain them in layman’s terms.
  • Good Excel skills
  • Good project management skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Interest in developing career in procurement
  • Positive experience of working within a customer-services orientated environment.

Why London Business School

London Business School; a global and vibrant business community based in two of the world’s most dynamic cities, London and Dubai. It’s where extraordinary minds and diverse perspectives connect, to have a profound impact on the way the world does business and the way business impacts the world. We offer best in class hybrid learning to our students and participants, whilst creating a flexible, supportive and dynamic working environment for our people to excel in, whatever their location. 

What you can expect from us

Benefits You Can Enjoy

You will enjoy generous annual leave, automatic enrolment to one of the largest pension schemes in our sector and a free on-site gym and swimming pool. There is also an amazing range of professional development opportunities to support your career path.

We’re implementing Smart (hybrid) Working so we’re looking forward to discussing how, where and when you might work best to deliver in this role.


Please note we start screening CVs and interviewing candidates from the start of a campaign. A successful candidate could progress to offer before the advertised closing date. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible if you are interested in any roles.

 

Our commitment to driving inclusion and belonging 

We are a globally reaching institution, committed to creating tangible and sustainable change in driving inclusion & belonging within our School, education and society at large.  We are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone in our community feels they belong and thrive. This is a key pillar of our School priorities, and we want everyone who joins LBS to feel respected, welcomed, and heard.

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