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Procurement Manager (Supplier Manager)

Job Reference: 1010       Job Type: Permanent       Date Added: 04/09/2012

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Employer: London Business School
Location: London Business School, Regent’s Park, London, NW1 4SA
Salary: Circa £33,000 pa, plus excellent benefits

The School:

It is the Vision of London Business School to have a profound impact on the way the world does business.
This is underpinned by five core Values: Communal; Courageous; Engaged; Ambitious, and; Eclectic

The department:

The Executive Education department designs, markets and delivers a portfolio of over 30 open programmes, as well as custom programmes designed specifically for corporate clients to support their learning and professional development strategy. Annually, over 8,000 participants attend executive programmes that are led by many of the world’s leading business thinkers. The Executive Education department generates over 50% of London Business School’s revenues (c. £45 million) and is central to the School’s strategy.

The position:

The successful candidate will be responsible and the central point of contract for all Executive Education needs in regards to the procurement of all non-learning external suppliers and lead of procurement tender proposals while managing the KPI’s within contracts for all Executive Education non-learning suppliers.

The individual:

You will have a significant expertise in supplier management, procurement activities and space planning within a matrix and cross functional teams and organisations. You will have demonstrable experience in business effective relationships at all levels and working with roles such as Commercial Advisor, Contracts Manager and Procurement to develop and implement purchasing strategies and negotiate as required.

Excellent organisational, planning and persuasion skills are required in addition to being able to analyse and problem solve. Experience of working with scheduling systems is highly desirable and a through understanding of business education is advantageous.


London Business School offers its staff a wide range of professional development opportunities. Other benefits include generous holiday entitlement, season ticket loan, defined benefit pension scheme and on-site swimming pool, sauna and gym. For a full list of benefits, please visit our website.

To apply:

Please review the full job description and apply online on our website with your covering letter addressing the essential job requirements, your CV, diversity monitoring form, and details of your eligibility to work in the UK or email us at quoting Ref 1010

Closing date: 14 September 2012

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