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Commercial Specialist Procurement

Posted 1 February by Venn Group Ended

We are recruiting for a Commercial Specialist (Procurement) based at a Local Government Organisation within the East Midlands. You will be responsible for providing and integrating a commercial and strategic approach to requirements across all categories

Key Responsibilities and Skills:

Working alongside Commissioners and Business Partners, to provide and integrate a rigorous commercial approach into all stages of the commissioning cycle, so that commercial risks are addressed and the best outcomes are achieved for local people including proven value for money
Provide a source of market intelligence including sharing regional/national information
Provide supplier analysis and wider spend mapping
Promote whole systems approach to optimise resource usage and the outcomes achieved
Facilitate Commissioners to identify potential commercial opportunities and sustainable savings
Mentor and developed junior staff
May be required to take line management responsibilities for commercial officers / trainee commercial officers

Duration: Initial 3 month with scope for extension
Rate: negotiable £300+ on an umbrella/limited basis
IR35 status: Inside

For more information on this or other Local Gov Jobs, please in the first instance email your CV to Sarah Pugh or Josh Rollason on the Midlands Local Gov Team at or call

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates. If you aren't currently looking for work but know of someone who is, please pass these details on.

Please note should this position not be applicable to you and you are currently looking for a new role, Venn Group recruit across the board within Local Government so send across your updated CV the Midlands Local Gov Team

Required skills

  • Procurement
  • OJEU
  • Adult and Social Care

Reference: 34376588

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