Information and Systems Officer

Job Reference : PSS-10878
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 26/01/2018
Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum depending on experience
Employment Type : Permanent
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Professional Services
Division : Procurement
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration :

The successful candidate will be key member in a busy office providing professional support to senior colleagues and a service to diverse users across the University. You will be committed to providing excellent service to the highest standards. You will understand the value of information and systems in supporting procurement activity within the University.

The role requires a basic understanding of tendering, supplier engagement, sound administrative skills and strong interpersonal abilities. You will be a good communicator and ‘people person’, well organized and IT literate.  You will be expected to work within the University’s Financial Regulations, Procedures and Purchasing Policy. You should understand the role of procurement in delivering value, managing risk and supporting colleagues to do this.

You will be responsible for supporting and assisting colleagues by ensuring that systems are effective and efficient. Understanding data and the ability to present this to support procurement activity are vital.  You will be proactive in analyzing information across the office, ensuring that systems and information effectively contribute towards the University’s core goals of world class research, outstanding student experience and social responsibility.

You will be able to work with minimum supervision, whilst also being an effective team member, organized, accurate, numerate and familiar with finance systems. You will possess a detailed working knowledge and experience of the MS Office suite including advanced ability with Excel, Access and Visio.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Kevin Casey


Tel: 0161 275 2160

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Further Particulars


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.