Your new company
Our client, a public sector organisation in Belfast city centre, are recruiting an experience Procurement Advisor to join their organisation on a 2 year fixed term contract.
Your new role
Reporting to the Category Manager the successful applicant will be responsible for;
Ensuring that all procurement activity is in line with best procurement practice and compliant with public procurement policy and any other relevant legislative requirements
Build strong working relationships with customers and suppliers
Ensure an early, proactive involvement in projects
Support the Category Manager in ensuring that projects are managed in line with the capital plan and co-ordinated to achieve value for money
Gather and utilise market intelligence to inform procurement decisions through the delivery of intuitive, commercially astute advice
Ensure that links are maintained between contract documents for procurement packages to achieve the best strategic outcome for the project delivery
Advise Project Managers on managing supplier performance and compliance with agreed service levels - and on taking action as required
Ensure that CSR obligations are adhered to
Participate in collaborative projects and cross-sector initiatives
Deliver sustainable procurement and incorporate environmental considerations into procurement decisions, as appropriate
Support Continuous Improvement in the procurement methods and tools utilised across the Group
Ensure appropriate consideration is given to organisations equality duties as well as specific commitments associate with your job role
What you'll need to succeed
Professional appearance and conduct
Excellent communication skills
Experience if procurement in a large organisation
Experience of delivering procurement benefits
Knowledge and application of contract drafting and commercial terms and conditions
Studying towards CIPS level 4, with at least 2 years procurement experience
Experience of Public contracts regulations 2015 or Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016
Attained level for CIPS or higher
What you'll get in return
Free travel card
PLEASE CONTACT ME TO DISCUSS THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THIS POSITION.
DEADLINE IS 4TH OF SEPTEMBER FOR THE APPLICATION.
What you need to do now
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