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Job Title

Procurement Officer

ReferenceVAC-290852
RecruiterPurchasing Professionals
Industry SectorCharities & Not For Profit, Healthcare & Education, Local & Central Government, Public Sector & Not For Profit
SalaryNegotiable
BenefitsExcellent
Town/CityHigh Wycombe
LocationsBuckinghamshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted10 September 2018

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Procurement Officer

Buckinghamshire

Benefits include- 33 days Holiday - Generous Pension –Car Parking onsite - Discounted Sports facilities- Canteen onsite-  Childcare Vouchers – Season ticket loan + others

The Role

You will be responsible for providing a source of expertise for procurement activity across the organisation and will be particularly focused on ensuring value for money is achieved from all expenditure and for making a significant annual contribution towards savings and efficiency targets, through tendering activity and ensuring the uses of a single ordering system and platform.

Key Duties will include:

Provide advice on the development of contractual arrangements and competitive procedures and ensuring this are aligned with UK, OJEU and EU Procurement Legislation
Implement the procurement strategy and ensuring this meets business objectives
Liaising with of stakeholders including customers, contractors and consultants,
Identifying significant opportunities to reduce costs, reduce operational and commercial risks and increase value via the collection and interpretation of detailed and complex information
 Negotiate with and influence suppliers to achieve improved service and quality
Take an active role in leading development of innovative procurement strategies against defined commodity areas assigned.
Work with both suppliers and operational areas of the business to explore and investigate opportunities where costs can be reduced, quality improved and processes simplified
Ensure that contracts within your area of responsibility deliver full life value for money
Ensure procurement activity delivers against procurement strategy and assigned portfolio
Provide advice and guidance relating to procurement regulations to the wider organisation.
Audit of requisitions for Departments as assigned to ensure appropriate procedures, regulations and legislation has been followed

The following procurement skills are required:-

• Strong negotiation and communication skills
• The ability to learn and progress on fast within a company
• CIPS qualification or desire to study CIPS is extremely advantageous
• If you are interested in this role, please submit your details ASAP!

 

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