Senior Procurement Officer
Location: Central London
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract (3 Months - Likelihood of extension)
Salary: 275-300 per day - 35 hour week
Start Date: ASAP
*Hybrid - 2 days in office*
A Local Authority based in Central London is looking for an Senior Procurement Officer to join their team on an initial 3 month contract (with likelihood of extension). The post holder will report into the Head of Procurement and be responsible for the Procurement & Contracts Officer and the Assistant Procurement Officer. The role will consist of providing advice to client departments and consultants, assist in dealing with complex queries, administer a wide range of meetings around procurement and ensure that new policies, procedures and systems are approved by your line manager before implementation.
The post holder will undertake,manage and act as the procurement lead on minor and routine procurement projects and tendering exercises as and when required. They will deal mainly with tenders, contracts, purchasing, staff management, contract management, finances and reports.
Full job spec available if needed.
The Ideal Candidate:
- MCIPS required level 5 or working towards
- Experience of contracts in a public sector environment
- Experience of procurement and drafting commercial/tender documents
- An awareness of the importance of having a commercial approach to the purchasing function within a large public organisation together with an understanding of the principles of 'best value'.
If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email email@example.com
Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.