Procurement Consultant

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
London
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

A opportunity has arisen to join local higher education colleges to support in their procurement function. Vacancies in both the Exeter and Bristol area on a part time basis. Working days are fully flexible.

Client Details

A chance to join the leading provider of procurement services to the education sector in the UK has arisen. Due to recent expansion my client has two opportunities to join local colleges to join their procurement function to support and understand the financial challenges faced on a daily basis.

Description

  • To take prime responsibility for carrying out a variety of procurement activities as agreed for allocated clients
  • To be pro-active with the client's staff to promote the benefits of procurement best practice and to provide advice and assistance as required with sourcing goods and services
  • To assist in the preparation of relevant paperwork for all EU compliant tenders for allocated client accounts
  • To use as necessary our Company's electronic tendering system
  • To review the client's procurement paperwork on a day by day basis as agreed, identifying opportunities for additional savings
  • To advise clients on and assisting with the compilation, introduction and monitoring of Service Level Agreements (SLA's) and Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)
  • To develop with the client a programme for monitoring and review of contractual arrangements to ensure adherence to SLAs and KPIs as appropriate, and goods and/or services are of a suitable quality
  • To keep personally up to date with legislative and best practice changes relevant to procurement activities carried out by the Company

Profile

  • Proven ability of working with various indirect commodities
  • Strong Stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to delivery savings
  • Background of working with OJEU tenders
  • Procurement background in the education sector is desirable
  • CIPS qualification is desirable
  • Vacancy is on a part time basis with flexible working hours

Job Offer

Salary: £35,000 to £38,000 pro rata