Salary: £29636 - £32000 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
Job Ref: 123103884
Based near Devizes, Wiltshire (flexible working available)
£28k to £32k
We are seeking a Procurement Officer to support the delivery of procurement services to essential parts of our public services. The role would suite an existing Procurement Officer and would also suite applicants in assistant manager or buyer positions. This is a small procurement team of 3 delivering procurement services across all areas of spend in both direct and indirect areas. This is a great opportunity to work in a very generalist environment and really broaden your experience which is supported by development over time.
This is a public sector vacancy and so you will be working to OJEU regulations and processes. This is one area you will need to be experienced in with active OJEU experience since the regulations were changed in 2015.
It would be great if you have experience of digital procurement through E-Tendering platforms and the EU blue light systems. You will be delivering through these platforms in all of your work.
General duties will include:
Delivering and supporting tender processes for a wide range of goods and services.
The contract management of active vendors.
Contributing to cost reduction activities.
Supporting the mitigation of risk and inflation through the vendor base.
The position will involve regional travel in Wiltshire & Dorset and occasionally further afield for company procurement activities (company pool vehicles available) so you must hold a valid driving licence.
To be successful in the role:
You will ideally be at least level 4 CIPS qualified or working towards.
Have experience of the full procurement cycle
Have a flexible attitude to duties and the content of your work
Be an excellent communicator and confident working with senior stakeholders.
In return you will receive an excellent benefits package, basic salary and flexible working (up to two days per week from home).
For more information please click the apply now button to submit your CV to Phil Bloomer of Procurement People.