Procurement Officer

Recruiter
Advanced Resource Managers Limited
Location
Crewe, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
03 Oct 2019
Ref
1240505428
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Procurement Officer - Public Sector - Crewe - 12 Month Contract - £18 p/h

ARM are looking for a Procurement Officer to join a Local Government organisation in Crewe on a 12 month contract.

The Role:

The Procurement Officer will provide a professional sourcing, purchasing, contract and supplier management function for a wide range of goods and services, which meets the principles of the Corporate Procurement Strategy.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide support to the Category Managers with procurement expertise in all aspects of sourcing, purchasing, contract and supplier management
  • Source goods and services and manage the supplier relationship to ensure that risks of contract failure are minimised
  • Develop and maintain systems and procedures to ensure that internal and external communications about all aspects of the procurement function receive prompt and effective response
  • Work with Services and suppliers to carry out the aims and objectives of the Corporate Procurement Strategy
  • Develop and maintain market intelligence and professional networks within and outside the Council
  • Provide accurate and timely advice to support the reporting and advisory requirements of the Procurement Manager
  • Provide the procurement expertise and advice in multi discipline project teams

Requirements:
  • Procurement experience in either the public or private sector
  • Knowledge and experience of sourcing, negotiating, tendering, contract and supplier management.
  • Understanding and experience of EU public procurement regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Excellent oral, written and IT communication skills.
  • Flexible approach to hours worked.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • CIPS qualified or working towards

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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