Procurement Officer

GBP29000 - GBP32000 per annum +
01 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Drew Semple
Specialist Area
Buying, Procurement
Job Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Procurement Officer

Your new role
To deliver a strategic/commercial service to all clients across multiple categories of procurement spend across all clients and contribute significantly to the delivery of allocated commercial projects within the organisation, delivering sustainable cost improvements, and a range of benefits across all clients. Provide key client support and guidance around public sector procurement, EU Regulations and relevant Government Policies. Provide innovative solutions and demonstrate best value. Ensuring value for money is defined and measured in all activities.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Procurement knowledge comprising of negotiation skills, knowledge and demonstrated understanding of strategic sourcing methodologies, supplier chain theory; persuading and influencing and interpersonal skills.

  • You must have a good knowledge of project management principles and methods e.g. PRINCE2, provide high quality procurement advice, guidance and policy support, have sound understanding of applying EU and public sector procurement regulations.

  • Strong negotiation skills, with the ability to demonstrate achievement of outcomes using effective negotiating and influencing.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of procurement related technologies and their application (eg. P2P and Sourcing solutions)

  • Member or training to be a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or other recognized procurement qualification would be desirable

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