Catering Specialist

Job description

Do you have experience in Procurement, specialising in Catering?
Would you like to work from home and have more flexibility?

We are seeking a procurement professional to join our growing organisation. This role is home based that allows you to work with our customers in an around the surrounding home counties of London with potential travel across the UK when required.

Tenet Services is a leading provider of tendering, benchmarking and review services within the education sector. Our national procurement consultancy works in partnership with Schools, Colleges, Academies and Universities to offer a wide range procurement services.

Reporting to the National Procurement Manager, you will be employed to provide catering expertise to Tenet customers. The post holder will predominantly work with On Demand customers who require ad-hoc procurement support for catering tenders.

You will contribute to embed best practice, efficiency and effectiveness within procurement processes and decisions, ensuring compliance with EU and UK legal obligations and assisting us to achieve savings. You will be producing tender and contract documents, working to KPIs and liaising with other teams to ensure contracts achieve value for money including cost savings and improved service levels.

Job requirements

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience of procurement in catering, including experience of managing tendering processes, and meeting EU regulations for public sector procurement. Experience in the education sector or a public sector organisation is essential, as are excellent communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to work accurately to deadlines are also essential requirements. CIPS membership is desirable but candidates that are working towards CIPS or can demonstrate suitable alternative qualifications and/or experience will be considered.

In return you will receive a competitive salary and bonus, 27 days annual leave (plus bank holidays and christmas closure), flexible working, comprehensive induction and on-going development opportunities. If you are a skilled and experienced Procurement professional with the ability and/or qualifications to complete all aspects of this role then we would love to hear from you.

Salary up to £42,500 FTE (depending on experience)
Seeking full-time or part-time candidates

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Catering Specialist JD