£35000 - £39000 per annum + 27 days holiday, bonus, CIPS support
about 2 months ago
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 Procurement Specialist to join the team on the back of continued growth.
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, benchmarking 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
- 27 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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