We are seeking a Procurement Manager to join our small, but busy team at the BFI. The role is offered nationwide on a hybrid working basis with an expectation that the successful applicant comes into our central London office ideally one day a week.
As an NDPB (Non-Departmental Public Body) reporting into DCMS (Department for Culture, Media and Sport), Procurement at the BFI is governed by Public Sector regulations. We procure goods and services totalling on average 25 million a year with all procurement over £10k in value managed by the Procurement team.
The successful candidate will need to be experienced in public sector procurement, including frameworks and ideally be a generalist as the breadth of what we procure is extensive.
Key responsibilities include:
Liaise with internal stakeholders so they understand the procurement process, rules and regulations.
To manage and timetable procurement tender activity in conjunction with internal stakeholders.
Analyse internal stakeholder’s evaluation sheets, including highlighting any contentious scoring / comments and calculation of final scores that may require moderating.
We are looking for candidates who have:
A Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Level 4 Diploma (CIPS) or degree or equivalent vocational training.
Demonstrable experience in a Procurement department or environment where similar responsibilities / duties were involved.
Self-motivated, energetic and enthusiastic, with flexibility when responding to urgent requirements.
A full list of responsibilities and minimum requirements can be found in the job description.
About the BFI
The BFI is a cultural charity, a National Lottery distributor, and the UK’s lead organisation for film and the moving image. Our mission is:
To support creativity and actively seek out the next generation of UK storytellers.
To grow and care for the BFI National Archive, the world’s largest Film and Television archive.
To offer the widest range of UK and international moving image culture through our programmes and festivals - delivered online and in venue.
To use our knowledge to educate and deepen public appreciation and understanding.
To work with Government and industry to ensure the continued growth of the UK’s screen industries.
Current BFI Sites
The BFI currently operates from the following locations:
BFI Stephen Street, London W1 – BFI Head Offices.
BFI Southbank, South Bank, London – incorporating the National Film Theatre (NFT), BFI Reuben Library, Mediatheque, Studio, Café and Restaurant.
BFI IMAX, Waterloo, London.
BFI National Archive accommodated on two sites: one at the JP Getty Conservation Centre in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, with additional storage facilities at our BFI Master Film Store on a former MOD site near Gaydon in Warwickshire.
Inclusion at the BFI
The BFI champions everyday inclusion, and recognises the need for intersectional equality, as we move towards being an antiracist organisation. We aim:
To create an environment for the people who work in our teams, and those who work with our partner suppliers and contractors to feel they can deliver their work in an environment that is inclusive, equitable, accessible and free from harm.
To build an environment where everyone feels respected and welcomed, and a culture in which they expect to be treated fairly and generously and see their work valued.
We support diversity and inclusion, and as an organisation recognise that we need to address under representation within our teams. As such we strongly welcome and encourage applicants from our under-represented groups; who identify as D/deaf and disabled and/or are ethnically diverse. We guarantee a first interview to our under-represented groups who meet our minimum requirements.
Further details about the role, the BFI and our benefits can be obtained by clicking on the links to the left.
The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Tuesday, 28 November 2023
First interviews will be held on Friday, 08 December 2023
Second interviews will be held on Thursday, 14 December 2023