Beaumont Select

Interim Procurement Specialist with OJEU

Newport, South Wales, M4 Corridor
up to £475 per day
09 Apr 2018
03 May 2018
Full Time

Interim Procurement Specialist (OJEU) opportunity. 12 months maternity cover contract, required ASAP. For this role you will need strong OJEU experience, excellent negotiation skills and be commercially astute. You will also need to be able to work as a ‘self-starter’ covering a range of areas that may include some of the following category areas:

Post and Printing,  Logistics, Haulage/tinkering, Grounds Maintenance, Building Maintenance, Valves / Water Network Materials, M&E Services

You will be a critical member of the procurement team, contributing to cost reduction targets against a dynamic programme of procurement and contracting initiatives. You’ll do this by working collaboratively with colleagues across the business to ensure suitable commercial and contractual measures are in place.

Key Role Responsibilities: 

  • Supporting the development of an enhanced commercial and contractual awareness in across the wider business
  • Negotiating contractual agreements with strategic providers and satisfying day to day procurement requirements to ensure added value, savings, total cost management, quality and surety of supply
  • Delivering cost savings and process efficiencies in own area of responsibility
  • Contributing positively to the business plan efficiency savings targets
  • Ensuring compliance with EU procurement law, legislative requirements and internal procurement policy and process
  • Providing market intelligence and sector information to Procurement Improvement Manager.
  • Contributing to the development of a suite of procurement policies and procedures to support the wider business

  Experience required: 

  • Experience of operating under EU procurement law
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Commercially astute.
  • Experienced negotiator at all levels
  • Significant experience in some of the above category areas
  • Ideally a Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
  • Ideally experience of utility, oil / gas, engineering sector
  • Ideally  a graduate in commercial discipline


Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business


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