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Senior Procurement Officer

James Andrew Recruitment Solutions
Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Our client, a public sector body based in Warwick, is currently recruiting for a Senior Procurement Officer on an initial six-month contract.

The position is due to start immediately on a full time basis and the day rate for this position is £325 UMB.

The ideal candidate will be MCIP or have at least five years relevant experience as well as knowledge of competitive dialogue and competitive procedure with negotiation.

You must have recent public sector experience to apply for this position.

Duties will include (but not limited to):
  • Providing procurement advice across the organisation and relevant stakeholders
  • Understanding business needs of different areas and planning/ managing their procurement activities and tendering processes accordingly
  • Ensuring compliance and best value within tender/ quotation preparation stages
  • Evaluating information and presenting outcomes
  • Producing high standard contract documentation, including liaising with lawyers to verify legality
  • Leading on strategic procurement projects
  • Promoting adherence to procurement procedures across the organisation
  • Keeping contract register up-to-date
  • Understanding and share findings of current procurement legislation
  • Maintaining a knowledge of the current procurement market and existing supplier contracts to ascertain risk and identify cost saving opportunities

Experience required:
  • Public Sector procurement experience
  • Experience of influencing stakeholders and communicating findings
  • Ability to manage complex competitive tendering processes such as Competitive Dialogue and Competitive Procedure with Negotiation

Working hours:
  • 37 hours per week
  • Monday - Friday 9am-5pm
  • Home working- only one day per month in the office

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

KEYWORDS: Procurement Officer; Senior Procurement Officer; Supply Chain, Purchasing; Procurement Manager, Procurement Business Partner

At James Andrews Recruitment Solutions we try to respond to all applications personally, however, due to the high volume of applications this is not always possible. If you have not heard back from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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