Commercial Officer

GBP27000.00 - GBP35000.00 per annum +
10 Apr 2018
10 May 2018
Lucy Taylor
Specialist Area
Job Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Officer job based in Glasgow offering between £27,500 - £34,000 per annum (12 month FTC)

Your new company

Based in Glasgow City Centre, you will be working for a reputable Public Sector organisation and will be joining as Commercial Officer. As an organisation, they operate across the UK and provide an invaluable service to customers. Going through a period of transformation, they are working towards becoming a more digital and customer-focused organisation. With a strong strategic plan, the next 5 years are looking positive for the organisation and offers an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate.

Your new role

The overall purpose of this role is to work with relevant business areas to ensure goods and services and procured in the right way and with best value. You will provide advice on public procurement process and remain updated with changes in legislation.

Working with business area, you will help to plan and implement commercial strategies and manage these processes from start to finish. In the procurement process, you will ensure that the most appropriate route to market is taken using relevant public sector procurement frameworks. This will involve commercial negotiations and updating relevant templates. This role will require you to build strong working relationships with both internal and external parties helping to drive best performance from suppliers. You will maintain databases and contribute to continuous improvement of the organisation.

What you'll need to succeed

Ideally you will have some knowledge or experience in public sector procurement practice and a qualification in procurement would be advantageous. You will have good numerical skills and have proven experience delivering procurement projects. On a day to day basis you will be using MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

What you'll get in return

This role is offered on a 12 month fixed term contract basis and the salary is between £27,500 - £34,000 per annum. This is a great opportunity to join a large procurement team and undertake a varied workload. This organisation offer a flexible working approach and are based in Glasgow City Centre therefore accessibility is very good.

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