Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Job Type: Perm
Job Ref: 123103485
Would you like to work for a highly innovative, market leading procurement consultancy whose passion is to help organisations buy goods and services as efficiently as possible?
As a Procurement Consultant it is all about demonstrating best value for money for customers. You will be expected to deliver day to day procurement services and advice as well as run from start to finish the delivery of allocated procurement projects. Customer relationship management is critical to ensure ongoing success as is the ability to think commercially.
This is an ideal opportunity for a graduate with around 3 years of procurement experience looking to take their next career step into a growing organisation where you will be offered fantastic career development potential.
• To undertake the scoping, tender and specification development, tender management, evaluation, placement and monitoring of a portfolio of public sector contracts using an e procurement platform.
• To procure appropriate suppliers and contractors, to promote good procurement practice with due regard to client priorities, ethical purchasing standards and whole of life costing.
• To scrutinise project and supplier data, identifying risks and concerns. Raising client concerns and project risks early. Proposing and implementing solutions and seeking advice where necessary.
• To manage the commercial administration of each project that you are assigned, with awareness of project budgets and profitability.
Procurement experience in the public sector as well as some commercial private sector experience is preferable, however, candidates from both backgrounds will be considered. OJEU experience and CIPS qualification would be advantageous, but it is more important that you have customer and supplier relationship management skills, a good amount of commercial acumen and a highly agile approach to delivering multiple concurrent projects.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic environment as part of a young and vibrant team undergoing a continued period of growth with excellent progression potential.
If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity, with the relevant experience outlined above, please apply online today with your CV and supporting cover letter. Feel free to call Adam to discuss your application in more detail.