Procurement Officer

Posted 9 July by Nigel Wright
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The Company:
Nigel Wright's Supply Chain and Procurement Team is delighted to be working with an innovative service provider to recruit an additional Procurement Officer due to growth.

The role with offer a blended working week of home/office-based working. 

The Opportunity:
Reporting into the Procurement Manager, you will be the main lead and point of contact for all procurement activity within a specific unit of the organisation.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Central point of contact for all RFPs and procurement activity - Handling queries from internal stakeholders/external vendors and organisations
  • Running tender process from initial specification creation, tender documentation completion to launch, managing RFIs, response evaluation, confirming award, issuing contract documentation
  • Varied goods and services to be procured for specific projects/Capex and 'business as usual' RFPs
  • Collaborating closely with stakeholders to understand their procurement requirements and to clarify specifications
  • Administering and updating procurement portal
  • Maintaining and updating contracts’ register

The Person:
The successful candidate will have/be:
  • Proven experience in Indirect procurement (public or private) essential – must understand the tender process, have conducted site visits, have worked with key stakeholders to understand, build and clarify procurement specs
  • Proven track record in public sector regulated procurement or some knowledge of/understanding of OJEU regulations desirable 
  • Procurement category experience of utilities or construction beneficial
  • Confident in compiling and managing tender documentation and process from start to completion
  • Outgoing and confident – able to both partner, guide and challenge key stakeholders internally, including those at a more senior level
  • CIPS/part CIPS qualified beneficial not essential
  • Commercially astute

For further details of this excellent opportunity, please get in contact with an updated CV, quoting ref JOB-386401 for a confidential discussion.

Reference: 42994215

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