Procurement Specialist

Advanced Resource Managers Limited
Southampton, UK
18 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Procurement Specialist -Southampton - Permanent - £26,000 DOE

ARM have an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Specialist to join one of our top clients in Southampton on a permanent basis.

The Role:

Take responsibility for the procurement of both digital and health related services by delivering low to medium value contracts, providing advice to clients on procurement strategy, and risks, under supervision of line manager.

  • Proactively and positively contribute to the achievement of deliverables through individual and team effort
  • Ensure that approved budgets are spent effectively and in accordance with agreed procedures
  • Liaison with Senior Professionals and related functions to ensure that work is neither overlooked nor duplicated
  • Maintain and continuously improve specialist knowledge in any aspect of Health Service Procurement
  • Establish and maintain strategic links with a range of external partners/stakeholders
  • Provide specialist procurement knowledge across a broad spectrum of service and commodity areas
  • Take responsibility for the procurement of health related and digital services
  • Produce Official Journal of the European Union advertisements
  • Work closely with Clients to ensure they produce complete, accurate and relevant specifications for goods and services

  • Experience of persuading and influencing others to lead change
  • Experience of competitive quotations and tenders
  • Experience of a customer service and engagement environment
  • Experience of working within the public sector
  • Experience of public or major corporation procurement
  • Competent with Word, Excel and Access
  • Good Communication skills: written & oral to explain processes, offer advice and influence decision making
  • Forward thinking with good project management skills
  • Interpersonal, able to work as part of a large team
  • Able to use initiative and work independently

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.

Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

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