Senior Procurement Officer

Location: Nottinghamshire

Job Type: Permanent

Contact Email: lee.gibbons@cherryprofessional.co.uk

Contact Phone: 0115 9222240

Sector: Administration and Business Professionals

Salary: 51250

Start Date: 2024-05-07

Consultant: Lee Gibbons

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Senior Procurement Officer| Mansfield | Salary – £46000 – £51250 | Hybrid working
Cherry Professional are currently recruiting for a Procurement Officer. Working with service delivery teams, you will identify the requirements, be involved in the research stage and planning stage, go out to tender and lead during the evaluation, moderation, and contract award stage.

Responsibilities:

  • To effectively lead on the strategic “transforming strategy” for Procurement delivering increased benefits by working with the business, suppliers and other stakeholders to bring about improved value creation through influencing strategy.
  • Support the business to integrate best commercial practice into their processes and ways of working to support continuous improvement.
  • Act as a deputy to the Head of Procurement and assist in development the procurement strategy and formulating new policies and procedures aligned to business needs. Ensure all policies are reviewed and up to date.
  • Deliver training to the business on policies and procedures to embed good practice, develop knowledge and manage risks in alignment with organisational appetite.
  • Act as Procurement Expert located within the business
  • Lead multi-discipline teams to deliver effective contracts and to design new commercial arrangements taking into consideration business requirements and risks.
  • Responsible for managing the negotiation, planning and placing of contracts.
  • Implement Category Management principles where appropriate. Research and understand markets in which the business operates. 
  • Engage appropriate internal and external stakeholders to gain information and insight to support the development of strategic procurement.
  • Develop Supplier Relationship Management strategy to facilitate improved performance and increased market knowledge. To develop a structure and programme for supplier engagement.  Benchmark performance.

 
Ideal Candidate:

  • Educated to Degree level and / or with demonstrable experience of procuring significant projects
  • Commercial or contract qualification/training/knowledge (eg NEC4)
  • Experience of managing and prioritising multiple procurement projects
  • Knowledge of Procurement best practice
  • Experience of Supplier Relationship Management
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good knowledge of UK and EU legislation

 
Cherry Professional are recruiting on behalf of their client
Roles you may have applied for: Senior Procurement Officer, Deputy Procurement Manager, Senior Procurement Specialist or Senior Procurement Business Partner.
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