Procurement officer

Fusion People Ltd
Hampshire, UK
Closing date
30 Oct 2020

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Procurement officer
*6 month contract
*PAYE: £ 19.14 PER HOUR
A new opportunity has become available reporting to the procurement manager in respect of contract management activities / governance and the assistant procurement manager in respect of indirect procurement activities. This is a diverse procurement role focusing on contract management at strategic level and key indirect spend areas. You will act as the procurement lead officer for indirect spend and you will be integral of its contracts, supporting the procurement department in its role of exercising control over and providing assurance on the external spend.
You will be engaging with all parts to provide procurement and contract management advice and guidance. You will:
*Assist in the preparation of contract performance and compliance reports for the governance and audit and standards committee (GAS).
*Assist in the development of the council's approach to contract management and governance.
*Contract management of indirect supplies / services.
*Category lead for commodities.
*Support services in their purchasing activities.
*Act as the Procurement lead officer on indirect procurement projects
*Minimum 3 years procurement / contract management experience.
*Contract management responsibility at portfolio level.
*Available with 1 months' notice.
*Have an understanding of corporate governance.
*Experience of sourcing and managing indirect supplies and services - stationery, uniforms, PPE, food, etc.
*Have experience of negotiation and an understanding of the principles of negotiation planning.
*Have experience of benchmarking, market review, and market engagement.
*Working knowledge of contract management principles - KPIs, service levels, governance, etc.
*Working knowledge of commercial contract law - LADs, breach mechanisms, service credits, etc.
*Have a qualification in procurement or contract management (e.g. MCIPS, IACCM) or working towards [desirable]
*Be qualified to degree standard or have equivalent experience.
Please apply as soon as possible or call Olivia on (phone number removed)

Fusion People are committed to promoting equal opportunities to people regardless of age, gender, religion, belief, race, sexuality or disability. We operate as an employment agency and employment business.

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