Procurement Officer - Public Sector
Procurement Officer - Public sector. An exciting and interesting opportunity for an experienced procurement professional to manage RFXs for a very wide range of categories of spend. You will be a self starter, be familiar with public sector procurement practices & be able to run your own RFXs & provide procurement support to lots of areas. You will enjoy delivering a proactive, comprehensive, high-quality service in line with best practice & business requirements to the organisation. Key Responsibilities: Complete tender processes ensuring compliance with EU Public Procurement Directives & National Guidelines & purchasing policies & procedures. Liaise with & support the business unit managers in relation to the negotiation, conclusion & mgt. of contracts & other associated agreements. Be thorough in supplier relationship mgt., assist the business units in contract performance management activities with a view to developing robust & highly functional relationships between the group companies & suppliers. Develop solid working relationships with business representatives (buyers) throughout the organisation. Use your excellent communication skills both internally & externally, to liaise & assist buyers in achieving "value for money" solutions. Deliver & facilitate highly functional specifications in terms of accuracy & quality of information & detailed requirements, working in cross-functional teams as appropriate. Skills & Experience: A degree qualification in procurement, business or finance. At least 5 years' experience in applying public procurement purchasing principles to the procurement of complex, high value strategic contracts & frameworks - within the public sector or a semi-state organisation. Exp in procurement for capital projects (construction & fit out) would be beneficial. Exp knowledge of EU Procurement Directives & a proven track record of applying them to produce commercially sustainable & fit for purpose solutions across multiple purchasing categories understanding of EU Law. Strong communication & influencing skills & a strong team player working collaboratively across all levels. Numerical/analytical skills plus ability to multi-task & work on own initiative. These requirements above are indicative & may be subject to change over the course of the contract. A competitive salary and benefits package is available.
28 days ago