Procurement Contracts Officer

Posted 19 September by Butler Ross
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Procurement Contracts Officer - London EC1

Butler Ross are currently working with a leading Charity, who are offering a rewarding opportunity in Central London. The role will be monitoring contracts for the supply of goods and services, ensuring timing and integrity is maintained at a high standard. The role offers fantastic progression opportunities within the Procurement team, and you will be joining a passionate organisation that are truly making a difference to the lives of young people.

The role would be perfect for someone who is currently a Junior Buyer, Purchasing Administrator, Purchasing Assistant Procurement Administrator, Trainee Buyer, Contracts Officer, Graduate Contracts Officer or a Procurement and Supply Chain Graduate

Responsibilities of the Procurement Contracts Officer:
  • Support the implementation of contracting procedures

  • Liaise with purchasing to ensure that the views of the Legal, Finance and IT departments are documented/recorded where necessary in relation to the category risk and supplier risk

  • Monitor and report regularly on the effectiveness of contracts

  • Responsible for communicating any new contracts or contractual changes with relevant staff and the team

  • Conduct regular contract service reviews with suppliers

  • Involve and engage team members in change processes and to ensure improvements to non-compliance and increase efficiency

  • Contribute to the service/project development as required, including supporting the contribution of the team

  • Monitor and update impact of changes in deadlines or project timelines and resulting KPIs, for agreed project deliverables to meet the dates agreed by the Assistant Procurement Manager/Procurement Manager in the project plan

  • Resolve stakeholder/customer issues at the appropriate level

  • Provide support to the Senior Buyers/Buyers in the scheduling of tender process

  • Analyse data received from suppliers with the Senior Buyers/Buyers

  • Identify non-compliance within business units

  • Highlight any quality issues, when necessary, to relevant Senior Buyer/Buyer or Manager

  • Resolve complaints, concerns and issues promptly and effectively keeping relevant stakeholders informed

Person specification of Procurement Contracts Officer:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Contract/SLA management skills

  • Analysis and management of complex data

  • Confident in the use of IT applications

  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Experience of contract, supply chain and supplier management

  • Experience of contract terms and challenging/amending

  • Experience of the buying process including tendering

  • Understanding of relevant legislation relating to procurement

  • Understanding of subcontracting

  • Understanding of tendering and letting of contracts

  • Understanding of procurement and associated financial processes

  • Experience of risk management

Salary:

£26,000

The role would be perfect for someone who is currently a Junior Buyer, Purchasing Administrator, Purchasing Assistant Procurement Administrator, Trainee Buyer, Contracts Officer, Graduate Contracts Officer or Procurement and Supply Chain Graduate

Reference: 36151514

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