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Job Title

Procurement Specialist

Industry SectorHealthcare & Education, Public Sector & Not For Profit
LocationsEast Midlands, Leicestershire
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted14 May 2018

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Procurement Specialist

Senior Sourcing Specialist

Up to £200 p/day


Job Purpose
Effectively, manage and co-ordinate pre-assigned strategic suppliers in commercial contracting and strategic sourcing activities within the Strategic Sourcing Team, as defined by the Head of Strategic Sourcing.

Responsible for the management of projects, tenders and negotiations of contracts in line with customer requirements. These activities will involve the effective analysis of Trust spend identifying project areas, preparation of tender documentation, management of tenders, as well as a detailed evaluation and analysis of the feedback received from suppliers in order to select the best source of supply. Responsibilities will extend to contract management in accordance with agreed Key Performance Indicators.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manage and carry out tendering, contracting and formal procurement exercises of high value in accordance with EU, and English law, regulations and provisions, and customer organisations’ governance; and Procurement Best Practice.
  • Evaluation of opportunities and options under contracting arrangements provided by other agencies, including carrying out mini-competitions.
  • Organise and prioritise work. Plan, organise and coordinate competitive procurement work plans, taking into account operational and strategic requirements and timescales, and managing timescales for both local and EU tenders.
  • Establish, service and, where required, lead ad-hoc project groups for competitive procurement exercises, ensuring representation from key stakeholders, and maintaining a high level of involvement and participation, including collaboration with other organisations.
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with the Transactional Procurement Team.
  • Provide timely and accurate technical and professional strategic sourcing, competitive procurement and contract management advice and information to customers, staff and contractors using appropriate communication methods. This includes specific targeted information for the allocated service responsibilities which takes into account the service objectives. Using appropriate communication methods.

Qualifications (Equivalent qualifications will be considered where their equivalency can be demonstrated)
  • Qualified to Advanced Diploma Level of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, or NVQ level 5 (NVQ 4 before 2010) , or already working towards; or equivalent training and work based experience

  • Experience of working in a customer services environment with relevant tendering/contracts experience
  • Experience of working in a public sector procurement environment.

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