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Procurement & Supplies Officer

Salary: £28221 - £30756 per annum

Location: Avon

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 20/11/2018

Job Ref: 123103772

Procurement & Supplies Officer


Up to £30,000

Are you a dynamic procurement graduate looking for more autonomy?

Do you have a great understanding of contracts and OJEU frameworks?

We are currently recruiting for a Procurement & Supplies Officer. You will be working within a small team to provide support to the department ensuring procurement of goods and services are conducted in compliance with policies, procedures and legislation. You will be providing crucial support across the public sector body.

You will be responsible for;

• The purchasing of goods and services, ensuring they meet the requirements and are also value for money

• Adhering to OJEU regulations

• Producing documentation for contracts, including analysis and evaluation

• Carrying out initial market research on behalf of the budget holder, and source appropriate suppliers

• Acting as a subject matter expert and providing advice when needed

• To specialise in the categories as directed & gain expertise in those fields

• Providing training in your specialised fields

• Assist in specialist projects

• Undertake contract management including reviewing and analysing contracting

• Maintaining strong relationships with suppliers

You will have;

• A good knowledge of procurement practices and procedures with relevant experience in a purchasing environment

• Experience of contract management and evaluation

• Ability to communicate confidently and effectively at all levels, and to negotiate successfully with contractors, suppliers, budget holders and potential procurement partners

• Computer literate with the ability to input, extract, manipulate and present information and statistics using appropriate software packages

• Proven organisational skills with the ability to work well under pressure and work effectively as part of a team

• Ability to prioritise, work to deadlines and manage your own time/workloads effectively with supervision

• Current UK driving licence

• MCIPS or equivalent degree (desirable) or CIPS Level 4 or 5 (essential) and willingness to gain MCIPS qualification is desirable

Your key role is to procure supplies and services for the Service as cost effectively as possible. All purchases are made on the basis of budget availability and need. Please note this role does involve travel across to multiple sites across Avon. In return, you will receive a salary of up to £30,756 + additional benefits.

If you feel you fit the above criteria, or just want to know more, don't miss out! For more information on this role, please contact Kirsty at Procurement People on 0121 272 8260.

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