Senior Procurement Officer / Permanent / Greater Manchester / Competitive package
Your new company
This is a 3rd sector organisation who provide their members with specialist advice on spending practices and how to achieve the best value for money.
Your new role
You will be part of the contracting team specialising in the procurement of Stationery and IT Consumables such as printer ink, paper, PC accessories etc, providing a full and professional service to all of the organisation's members. You will be advising on the acquisition of any goods or services as required and will work without supervision to deliver all duties and requirements. You will manage and monitor all contracts and assigned frameworks including the negotiation of contract variances to effect continuous improvement in delivery. You will also lead and mentor the contracting team resulting in their development and enhanced execution of their duties.
What you'll need to succeed
You will be CIPS qualified (or willing to complete Level 6/MCIPS) and have excellent, up to date, knowledge of EU procurement legislation. You will have experience working within a public sector company and be familiar with OJEU tenders. You must have experience of contract management and procedures, preferably within a stationery/IT consumables environment. You will also be willing to lead and mentor a team alongside personal duties, so strong people management and interpersonal skills are essential.
What you'll get in return
You'll receive a competitive salary, along with a strong pension and holiday package in an ideal location for commuting, along with the potential for a bonus too! The office space is clean, airy and modern and makes for a great environment to work in. This 3rd sector organisation also promotes flexible working, which is great for those who value their work-life balance. This organisation will give you full study support for professional development to complete your CIPS qualification.
What you need to do now
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