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Procurement Officer

Posted 5 January by Ideal Personnel and Recruitment Solutions Ended

Our client has a vacancy for a Procurement Officer reporting to the Procurement Manager. This role will lead, support and assist in the entire procurement life cycle of goods and services across the business.

Responsibilities will primarily include:

  • Leading and assisting on contractual matters relating to the acquisition of goods and services, including negotiations with suppliers regarding SLAs, and contract terms and conditions and costs

  • Completing the supplier positioning framework for new suppliers liaising with Supplier Managers and Risk & Compliance

  • Managing the lifecycle for on-boarding and off boarding of Suppliers

  • Undertaking company checks on suppliers as required via Companies House or Dunn and Bradstreet, including PQQ’s and Security

  • Managing, maintaining and updating department processes as appropriate

  • Providing a level of administration support to the Supplier Management team

The successful candidate must already have level 5 of the Qualification Credit Framework (QCF). It is also a requirement of the job that the jobholder already has or is prepared to study for a relevant procurement and supply qualification (CIPS).

In addition to this we require:

  • Experience of commercial management at a tactical level

  • Exposure to large scale business readiness projects.

  • Awareness of the procurement lifecycle

  • A proven ability to deal with customers and 3rd party suppliers

  • The ability to efficiently and effectively prioritise tasks

  • Good communication skills, verbal and written

  • Effective negotiation and wider soft skills for use internally and externally

  • High level of computer literacy, including a comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.

Reference: 33419167

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