Procurement Officer CIPS - Procurement Officer

Recruiter
Acme Appointments
Location
London
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
22 Apr 2017
Closes
22 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Procurement Officer (ideally CIPS) for a lovely role within a forward thinking, dynamic professional City based firm. The Procurement Officer will support the Procurement Manager, ensuring the procurement department delivers an effective and efficient procurement service to the business. This involves implementing the procurement policy and managing key contracts and framework agreements across the business.

As Procurement Officer (CIPS) you will be involved with:

  • Developing procurement processes and procedures
  • Managing the on-boarding process for new suppliers, conducting all relevant checks in line with Group policy
  • Maintaining the approved supplier list, including conducting annual supplier checks
  • Nurturing relationships with suppliers to negotiate cost savings where possible
  • Proactively build, develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders across the business
  • Identifying & implementing best practice in all areas of procurement management and activity
  • Ensuring compliance in all areas of procurement activity
  • Ensuring appropriate contracts are formulated and delivered
  • Mitigating risk and liability to the Company and to our clients wherever possible
  • In conjunction with the Finance Director and Procurement Manager, providing input into agreeing the annual/regular procurement spend, savings target and key projects with budget holders
  • Ad hoc project work

Qualifications & experience:

  • Qualified membership of CIPS (qualified to level 4 essential, with a clear commitment to achieving level 6)
  • Extensive procurement experience
  • Commercial acumen and a clear understanding of contract law
  • Experienced in producing structured documentation including tenders, contracts, framework agreements, performance measurement systems, pricing schedules, etc
  • Management of supplier relationships
  • Ability to interact & influence at senior stakeholder level
  • Highly numerate

Procurement Officer (ideally CIPS) for a lovely role within a forward thinking, dynamic professional City based firm. The Procurement Officer will support the Procurement Manager, ensuring the procurement department delivers an effective and efficient procurement service to the business. This involves implementing the procurement policy and managing key contracts and framework agreements across the business.

Due to the number of responses we receive to our advertisements we are unable to respond individually to each application. If you do not hear from us within 7 days you may assume you have not been selected this time - but you are welcome to apply for any future vacancy you feel you are suitable for. Thank you for your interest in Acme Appointments.