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What we offer

Here at CPC we value our staff very highly, offering a friendly and supportive workplace environment. Our offer includes flexible working, generous holiday entitlement, contributory pension scheme, training (including professional qualifications) and the opportunity to develop your career within CPC.

About CPC

Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) is the only Purchasing Consortium exclusively owned by the FE sector operating within education. We provide our members with specialist advice on best procurement practices and how to obtain best value for money.

Our main purpose is to produce EU compliant frameworks which cover a wide variety of goods and services. Our aim is to continue to develop this portfolio in line with our members' needs.

We harness the collective spending power of our members to drive down costs from our suppliers, meaning that we can deliver savings that couldn't be obtained by members in isolation.

Working collaboratively with our procurement services provider, Tenet Education Services Ltd, we have enhanced our service offer to provide an end to end procurement solution to our members. Our collaboration is unique within the education sector offering all employees the opportunity to work within an exciting sector as part of a growing business.

About Tenet

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

Our People

Our greatest strength is our people. It is the quality of these people, their expertise, their ability to listen and their proven experience in supporting changing environments that has made both organisations recognised as market leaders within the education sector.

Together we achieve more

If you are interested in joining our team, take a look at our current vacancies below.

Job Vacancies

Marketing Executive (Crescent Purchasing Consortium)
Applications close on Monday February 26, 2018

Salary: £25,000 to £28,000

Location: Salford

Reporting to the Marketing and Web Manager you will be responsible for providing an effective marketing service to the group, including the development and implementation of an effective marketing action plan that will maximise brand awareness and future opportunities.

Specialist Contracts and Procurement Officer (CPC)
Applications close on Monday February 26, 2018

Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Pension

Location: Salford

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Specialist Contracts and Procurement Officer who is experienced in Facilities Management and Catering. Reporting to the Contracting Manager and working within a dynamic team you will offer specialist advice and guidance to our members on the acquisitions of any goods or services within facilities management and catering contracts. You will manage and monitor assigned frameworks and engage with members and suppliers to identify opportunities whilst delivering value for money.

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If you couldn’t find the right vacancy for you but like the sound of us, then register your details on our talent pool. Let us know what kind of career you’re interested in by choosing from one of the categories and we will send you an email when something comes up that might be perfect for you.