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Procurement Specialist

Job Description

Service Care Solutions is proud to partner with AWE in the recruitment of Procurement Specialists. AWE, a renowned contracting authority, plays a crucial role in national security, and Service Care Solutions is committed to supporting their mission by providing top-tier procurement professionals.

  • Title: Procurement Specialist (Headcount: 2)
  • Contracting Authority: AWE
  • Contract Length: 12 Months
  • Location: 2 days/week on site in Winnersh & possibly Green Park 50%
  • IR35: Out of scope
  • Pay Rate to Candidate: £45.21/hour Umbrella, £33.65/hour PAYE max
  • Security Clearance: Active SC
  • CV Deadline: Friday 26th 3pm
  • Interview Process: MS Teams

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of a Category Strategy for assigned spend categories.
  • Prepare and support strategic sourcing activities, including RFx process, supplier evaluation, and contract negotiation.
  • Facilitate Supplier Relationship Management for key suppliers, including contract management and performance monitoring.
  • Drive operational efficiency and contribute to cost-effective category solutions.
  • Implement ways of working according to AWE Category Management Framework.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Procurement Generalist with attention to detail.
  • Analytical skills and ability to develop analysis on supplier bids.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including influencing and negotiation.
  • Good IT literacy and understanding of procurement systems.
  • Experience in procurement, commissioning, and contract management.
  • Familiarity with category management approach to procurement.
  • Stakeholder collaboration skills and strong planning abilities.

Application Process:

  • Qualified candidates are invited to submit their CV by the deadline stated.
  • Ensure competitive rates are provided in submissions.
  • Inform the recruiter via email if your candidate qualifies for the guaranteed interview scheme.

Contact: Lewis Ashcroft- Phone: 01772 208962