Procurement Advisor

Birmingham, West Midlands
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Procurement Advisor - Birmingham

My Public Sector client in Birmingham is in the process of transforming its operations and is looking for a highly experienced Procurement Advisor to join the team.

You will manage have responsibility for your own portfolio of procurement, developing a strategy for this work and then leading on the associated procurement processes for this area.

Specific Role Responsibilities:

- Use basic strategic and process tools, research and analysis to develop sub-category strategy and contribute to development of Procurement/category strategy.
- Undertake strategic sourcing and benchmarking of products and services within the category and produce reports as a result.
- Conduct market, product, supplier and organisational research to establish a base of knowledge about existing and future requirements and potential opportunities.
- Implement strategic supplier management processes to support the development of best practice, supplier relationships with the force and lead best value initiatives with key suppliers.
- Develop new contracts as needs, maximising value for money when doing so.
- It is required that the successful candidate be a full member of the Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply, is conversant with current procurement regulations and is able to demonstrate commercial acumen.

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