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Procurement Manager

Job Type Permanent

Location St Ives

Start Date ASAP



We are a total solutions provider to the telecommunication industry. Whether it is making a mobile phone call, downloading music at home, using ecommerce platforms in the office, communicating on social media or making a restaurant reservation, it is likely that Magdalene has worked with the technology involved.

Magdalene has 3 offices in Cambridge, Belfast and Glasgow and has more than 200 full time employees.

Key Responsibilities:

The Procurement Manager is responsible for working with suppliers to build and maintain strong relationships ensuring that Magdalene’s business needs are met. Specific responsibilities include;

  • Providing procurement advice and support to various departments across the business
  • Scoping of requirements in conjunction with operations colleagues
  • Identifying operational solutions and appropriate suppliers to deliver those solutions
  • On boarding and negotiation with suppliers and ensuring that cost targets are met
  • Supplier performance and relationship management

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience in operations and/or commercial management specifically within the telecoms services sector
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

General Requirements:

  • To maintain professional development to meet the changing demands of the job, participate in appropriate training activities.
  • To undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this job.
  • Carry out all work in accordance with the company quality procedures.
  • Work safely at all times in accordance with the company’s Health and Safety Arrangements.

Key Skills and Attributes:

  • Industry experience
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient with MS office skills
  • Personable
  • Ambitious and enthusiastic