Procurement coordinator - City, Bristol, United Kingdom,

Salary: from £30,500 per annum when working full time (35 hours a week)

Contract: fixed-term for 12 months

Location: Harwell or Bristol

We're looking for amazing people to help us drive a digital revolution for the benefit of society.

About you

We know that sometimes people can be off applying for a job if they think they can't tick every box. But we realise the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist. So, if you can do most of what we are looking for, go ahead and apply. You could be exactly what we need!

We're ideally looking for someone with:

  • A good knowledge of the OJEU procurement processes, procedures and the ability to track and advise on changes to relevant legislation.
  • The ability to lead on some below EU threshold procurements and utilise the LUPC or other public-sector frameworks where possible.
  • The ability to ensure that a robust audit trail via the eProcurement system is maintained for each individual procurement.
  • The ability to provide training on EU legislation to procurement panel members.
About the role

With a successful 2018, and ambitious plans to continue helping education and research into the fourth industrial revolution, we are seeking a talented procurement coordinator to work within our Procurement Team.

You will be responsible for defining and developing the controls, measures and reports to ensure that the Procurement team deliver strategic objectives.

This is an exciting procurement role controlling all major elements of Procurement's targets, ensuring that robust controls and measures are in place and to OJEU processes. You will also take the lead on smaller projects, influencing the Procurement teams' sourcing strategies.

The EU legislation is modified on occasion and (together with the Director of Procurement and Jisc Procurement Manager), we need you to assist in tracking legislation and to advise on changes that should make to procurement processes.

As a part of the team, you will also assist colleagues in the continual development of the Procurement Strategy for Jisc by monitoring and acting upon developments in procurement legislation and good practice and to manage the process within the management framework.

For the full job description, please click here.

About us

We want a world where people learn, discover and thrive through access to technology. No matter who they are or where they live. We're a social enterprise, so every penny we create is reinvested in our core purpose.

We're a place where people make a difference to our members, feel valued and have fun. Our values are our guiding principles. They are are pride, passion, pace, trust, and teamwork.

Why work at Jisc?

We want to make sure our people have the flexibility they need to balance their personal lives and do well at work. So, we focus on outputs rather than presenteeism and are open to a whole range of ways of working including flexible hours and working from home.

We're always learning and developing. All our people have access to a huge variety of learning resources to help them achieve this.

Our benefits are great too:

  • We offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays and 3 days Christmas closure)
  • We contribute a huge 19.5% to your 8.8% for your pension from day one
  • We provide discounts on IT equipment, a cycle to work scheme and season ticket loans
  • We also offer generous parental leave arrangements, career breaks and volunteer leave

This role can be based in Harwell or Bristol

Connecting with each other is a doddle, thanks to our technology, but getting face to face is something we value and find time for when we can, so you may need to travel on occasion. Our main offices are in Bristol, Harwell, London and Manchester.

Other stuff you need to know

At Jisc we celebrate diversity and know that it's critical for our success. We work hard to make sure we're inclusive. So, if you are great at what you do and share our values, we want to hear from you.

If you need any adjustments made to the application or selection process so you can do your best, let us know. We will be happy to help.

We review CV's as we receive them and interview as soon as we receive good applications. We don't use closing dates. So, please apply as soon as possible to avoiding missing out on this role.

For any queries, please email

No agencies please.