Procurement Officer

Posted 4 days ago by Page Personnel Finance
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Procurement Officer

Client Details

I am currently working with a fantastic organisation in Manchester who are looking for a Procurement Officer to join their growing team on a permanent basis.


As the Procurement Officer, your key roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the Category Managers in providing organisations with effective, efficient and economic procurement solutions to enable them to obtain value for money
  • Supporting Category Managers in the delivery of Category Strategies and Category Plans
  • Delivering procurement activity in line with the organisations plan
  • Working with the Category Managers delivering procurement services, including planning, managing and leading on a number of specific projects to deliver value for money and supporting on options appraisals, market engagement, tendering and contractual arrangements within agreed deadlines
  • Co-ordinate contract and supplier management of the market including maintaining a database of contracts and suppliers
  • Assist in developing and maintaining contact with other organisations
  • Invite and assess tender submissions and negotiate the award of contract
  • Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders across the organisation


The successful candidate will have/be:

  • CIPS Qualification or willing to work towards it
  • Public Sector Experience is a distinct advantage
  • Experience of procurement planning
  • Managing procurement contracts
  • Experience of analysing spend and delivery of and reporting savings
  • Experience of managing procurement processes
  • Familiar with e-procurement systems and tools
  • Experience in supporting the delivery of Category Strategies
  • Experience of writing reports for key stakeholders
  • Knowledge and understanding of commercial organisations and markets
  • Detailed understanding and working knowledge of OJEU processes and EU procurement directives
  • Exceptional Communication and presentation skills

Job Offer

  • Excellent company benefits
  • Great opportunity
  • Fantastic working environment
  • Great location

Reference: 39495019

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