Senior Contract Support Officer

Recruiter
SOLOS Consultants Ltd
Location
Welwyn Garden City, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Jul 2019
Closes
02 Aug 2019
Ref
1191872419
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Senior Contract Support Officer to join our public sector client on a permanent basis.
You will be working in the supplies service area within the business services division, reporting to the Head of Purchasing you will be putting together contracts, terms and conditions. Other duties will include liaising with legal departments and strategic purchasing groups, evaluation panels etc.
The Senior Contracts Officer will also answer supplier questions once bids have been put through and advise contract managers.

You will take responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective and proper procurement processes for all goods and services procured by our client, while adhering to Contract Regulations and the European Procurement Directives.

Whilst managing 1 Support Officer in an efficient and effective manner you will also assist in supporting the Head of Purchasing and the Contract Managers in seeking efficiencies and new business opportunities where practical

The successful Senior Contract Support Officer should:
  • Have experience working in a local authority
  • Have previous experience in procurement
  • Have experience as a contracts officer.
  • Be aware of EU legislation
  • Have a broad understanding of system processes and procedures relating to procurement.
  • A professional qualification in procurement such as MCIPS would be advantageous.

If you feel you have the right skills and experience for this role and consider yourself as a strong procurement professional, please apply straight away.

Full Time - Mon-Fri

Flexible/Agile Working

£34,788 -£38,813PA

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