Senior Procurement Officer

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
£30,000 - £39,999
14 Nov 2019
16 Nov 2019
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
Amazing opportunity to join a growing public sector organisation that provide great training and support!

Your new company
You will be joining a growing organisation that has been set up within the last 10 years who are looking to add to their procurement team and continue the training and development they have already provided to their current staff. They are a public sector organisation based in Coventry.

Your new role
You will be working closely with the Procurement Managers within the Procurement team that is about 11 people. Your key duties will include the following:
* Draft and implement the commercial strategy for procuring Service Providers
* Contribute to the drafting of submissions to the Senior Management Team & Board, and commercial elements of business cases
* Actively manage procurements and projects, including risks and timelines
* Organise and facilitate workshops
* Draft Tender Documentation for future procurements
* Manage communication with bidders / potential bidders during the Tender Exercise
* Support the tender assessment process
* Engage with End Users and advising on appropriate commercial processes during the tender stage
* Act as an initial point of contact for suppliers
* Respond to stakeholder enquiries, escalating where necessary
* Engage with the finance team to ensure commercial approvals are in place before contract award stage
* Take notes capturing salient points/conversations to evidence decision making

What you'll need to succeed
You will have previous public sector procurement knowledge and experience from a similar public sector organisation. You will have a minimum of 2 years experience however ideally 3-4 years, support and training will be provided however you will need to have a strong level of understanding of OJEU procurement to succeed in this position from day one. You will be someone that is a strong team player and isn't afraid of communicating with stakeholders of all levels internal and external.

What you'll get in return
You will be paid a very generous salary of up to £36,000 depending on experience and suitability on top of a fantastic benefits package. Your working hours are 37 per week that can be done flexibly with various start/finish times and the option to work from home if need be, which is fantastic.

What you need to do now
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