Procurement Analyst - G7

Harrow Council
Harrow, Middlesex
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Procurement Analyst - G7

Order Ref: HAR-00 007085

Harrow Council is the 12th largest London borough by area and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.

The HuB Public Procurement Service team provides a shared commercial and procurement service to the London Borough of Harrow; London Borough of Brent and the Brent Housing Partnership. It also provides services to the London Grid for Learning and other organisations.

Harrow and Brent Councils have a combined annual third party spend of over £0.5bn and there is a need to ensure that HuB Public Procurement Service provides professional commercial and procurement support to services within the respective councils given budgetary pressures.

The HuB Public Procurement Service commenced on the 1st September 2016 bringing together the procurement teams from three different organisations to create a high performing shared service with expert knowledge, skills and resource.
The Resources & Commercial, HuB Public Procurement Service Commercial Contracts & Procurement team have a fantastic opportunity for a Procurement Analyst to join their team. The postholder will report into the Head of Procurement and provide expert analytical support to the team from various sources of information. The postholder will be responsible for ensuring statistical and other management information on the Council's procurement systems are maintained to produce accurate reports on contracts and spend by categories.

To be successful in this role you would need to have the below skills & experience:
* Knowledge of the legislative and regulatory framework which applies to procurement within the Public Sector.
* Experience of working with Oracle and/or SAP
* Ability to provide excellent customer care service to internal and external customers
* Able to present data and trends through graphs, charts and power point presentation
* Ability to identify service weaknesses to establish and manage the necessary change to raise standards and to work closely with technical colleagues and user groups to ensure performance and technical compliance within tenders.
* Well-developed information technology skills - spreadsheet, word processing, database, presentation, internet etc. and other applications.

For additional information please refer to the Role Profile/ Selection Criteria.
The role is based in Harrow
The role is part of a procurement shared service and will require the post holder to support procurement across Harrow and Brent Council. The post holder will be based in Harrow but will spend time at both locations as required.
If you have read the role profile and would like to know more about the role, please contact:
Nimesh Mehta, Head of Procurement from 31st July 2017 on or email .uk