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Procurement Specialist

Sellick Partnership is currently working in association with a successful and growing Organisation that specialist in offering procurement consultancy services to the education sector. Based in Hertfordshire, they are seeking a part-time Procurement Specialist to join the team on the back of continued growth. This role will be 3 days p/week (22.5 hours) which are flexible with regards to the working pattern, with the pro-rata'd salary at £23,400 p/annum.

This organisation have a 25-year record of delivering improvements, transformations, compliance, and value for money to schools, colleges, academies, and universities across the UK. You will be joining this Company at a hugely exciting time in their future and play a part in their continued success and growth.

Duties & Responsibilities of the Procurement Specialist:

  • Leading the process for procuring contracts across a variety of categories, as well as other projects & services
  • Undertaking all aspects of procurement activities (from research and analysis, bench-marking to preparing necessary documentation and project managing the procurement activities through to completion)
  • Offering advice and expertise on all aspects of procurement across Clients, and manage relationships between the Clients and their suppliers
  • Ensuring compliance with EU/UK regulations
  • Supporting the tendering of contracts and issuing invitation to tender documentation
  • Monitoring the current supplier database and identifying new opportunities for the college
  • Monitoring contract performance & making recommendations as and when possible
  • Providing procurement advice to staff and departments on related activities (pricing, suppliers, etc)

The successful Procurement Specialist will:

  • Have procurement experience within the Public Sector (within education is advantageous, although not essential)
  • Knowledgeable across OJEU and an updated knowledge of PCR2015
  • Have the ability to analyse and interpret information/situations in order to recommend new ways forward
  • Be forward thinking, analytical and ambitious

On offer for the successful candidate:

  • Competitive salary + company performance related bonus
  • 21 days holiday allowance + Christmas shutdown
  • CIPS membership support
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Continued professional development

If you feel your experience matches the above or are keen to find out more, please get in touch with Liam Cox at Sellick Partnership for a confidential discussion.

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