Procurement Specialist

Job Title: Procurement Specialist
Location: Gatwick
Category: Procurement
Type: Permanent Full-time
Salary: Up to £30,000, depending on experience
Reference #: VN1305
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Job Description

The role

This role is responsible for managing the full end to end sourcing and procurement of goods and services across a broad range of categories with multiple values. The role will also manage commercially focused relationships with suppliers and be confident to work independently to lead on low, medium and high value procurement projects. The successful candidate will require initiative and to demonstrate personal impact to influence stakeholders and secure their buy in. The ability to manage a demanding workload and prioritise competing requests is essential.

The candidate

  • MCIPS qualified or working towards MCIPS.
  • Practical experience of public sector procurement.
  • Previous experience as a procurement generalist in both Public and Private sector organizations. 
  • Experience of managing any contractual disputes.  Evidence of remedying underperforming contracts. 
  • Sound knowledge of Public procurement policy and legislation.
  • Knowledge of financial procedures including price, cost and bid analysis and budget management within the context of the delegated budgetary responsibility. 
  • Contract management experience, understanding SLAs/KPIs and applying these in contract management, dispute resolution, and financial management / reporting.

 Whilst the role is offered on a full-time basis, we are willing to consider requests for temp/ FTC arrangements from candidates which meet the person specification and essential skills for the role. 

Interviews will be scheduled for weeks commencing 25th September and 2nd October 2017.

Closing Date: 17th September 2017

This position is now closed and no longer accepting applications.

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