Peabody employees

Procurement Manager

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Waterloo, SE1
Department: Finance
Salary: £42,000 - £45,000

Peabody requires a Procurement Manager!  This role has come about due to the large amount of procurement activity underway at Peabody, particularly over threshold projects.  The Procurement Manager will focus on above threshold, and complex low value, procurements and providing advice to the business on how to manage their spend.

We are keen to have applications from those who currently work within the Public Contracts Regulations and welcome any particular specialisms, as Peabody buys a diverse range of goods, services and works so the successful candidate will be exposed to them all.  Applicants must have excellent communication and organisational skills, with the ability to understand and translate business needs into clear requirements.

Skills/Experience required


  • Experience and knowledge in developing and successfully delivering category, procurement and / or contract management strategies; realising cashable and non-cashable benefits.
  • Relevant experience as a professional expert in a large complex organisation with expert knowledge in the specialist field.
  • Significant experience and knowledge of delivering procurement projects on time and to budget using a structured methodology e.g. PRINCE2.
  • Experience in leading a range of public procurement procedures including Competitive Dialogue, Competitive Procedure with Negotiation and establishment of framework agreements.
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of the systems, policies, procedures, professional guidelines, legislation, best practice and emerging developments within the scope of the categories of spend.
  • Proven people management skills and experience.
  • Understanding of commercial contract terms and conditions.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, including influencing skills and ability to develop business networks and work collaboratively.
  • Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Strong presentation skills, good IT skills including MS Office applications and specialist systems.


  • Experience of strategic and / or operational contract management.
  • Sector specific experience (min 3 years). 
  • Recognised as a procurement professional.
  • Use of Power BI and Sharepoint.

Qualifications required:

•Relevant professional qualification(s) e.g. CIPS to level 5

Please note; our offices are currently closed and you will be expected to work from home until further notice.





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