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Procurement Specialist

Our client offer procurement consultancy services to the education sector. They deliver improvement, transformations, compliance and value for money to schools, colleges, academies and universities across the UK.


  • To be pro-active with the client's staff to promote the benefits of procurement best practice and to provide advice and assistance as required with sourcing goods and services.
  • To assist in the preparation of relevant paperwork for all Request for Quotes and tender (including: OJEU Notices, SQ Questionnaires and Evaluations, Specification Documents, ITTs, Tender Evaluations, award notices and Letters.
  • Ensuring compliance with Company documents, processes and presentation standards.
  • Arranging on-site information gathering visits and clarification presentations with suppliers and clients and attending these events to facilitate the smooth running of the service.
  • To use as necessary, the Company's electronic tendering portal and other systems/ICT.
  • To review the client's compliance to it's own procurement/contracting procedures on a regular basis.
  • Identify opportunities for additional savings.
  • To review/draft and finalise contracts for clients in a range of different product and service areas.
  • To advise clients on and assisting with the compilation, introduction and monitoring of Service Level Agreements (SLA's) and Key Performance Indicators (KPI's).
  • To develop with the client a programme for monitoring and review of contractual arrangements to ensure adherence to SLAs and KPIs as appropriate, and goods and/or services are of a suitable quality.


  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good level of education, including procurement and/or project management qualifications (or similar);
  • Excellent data research, collection and analysis skills, including the ability to work with and manipulate numerical data
  • Proven organisational and project, planning skills, working in a calm, logical way to deliver tasks efficiently;
  • You must be able to work collaboratively with others and will need to have excellent project management and organisational skills;
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with multiple colleagues, peers, and external clients.
  • Ability to think creatively and independently and to take initiative to solve problems.
  • Proven experience of supplier management and procurement
  • Experience of supplier management, building relationships for success and supplier development programmes
  • Experience of managing the OJEU procurement rules in practice and a working knowledge of applying the PCR 2015 directives to your previous work

Job Offer

3 days a week on client site with 2 days working from home



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Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Job Type
Industry Sector
City of London
£38000 to £43000 Per Annum
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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