Senior Procurement Officer

Recruiter
Morgan Hunt
Location
City of London, England
Salary
£55000 - £62500 per annum
Posted
23 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Ref
SPL2303
Contact
Shaun Elyassi
Job Type
Advisor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

You will provide professional procurement advice on all aspects of sourcing of goods and services. This will include, acting as lead procurement advisor on competitive tenders of high value, critical contracts; and contract management.

This key post requires an ambitious, tenacious and resilient individual. You will influence stakeholders at the various levels and have a proven track record in delivering various procurement projects from start to finish, full life cycle.

This role would suit a candidate who wishes to step up to a senior role whilst completing their CIPS or some-one who has completed there MCIPS but wishes to gain more hands experience

Job Purpose:


  • The procurement specialist is required to lead and develop management of category spend.
  • Leading sourcing exercises across a variety of categories including, but not limited to, Professional Services, IT, Facilities Management, Business Travel, HR, Print & Marketing.
  • Identify opportunities to and secure bottom line cost savings.
  • Engaging with Stakeholders at all levels and influencing across the full project , whilst also negotiating with suppliers.
  • Development of sourcing plans and influencing procurement activity
  • Lead on commercial and contractual negotiations to achieve aggressive cost reductions, value for money and service improvements.
  • Review existing contracts, devise sourcing plans as-well as hit cost reduction targets with key stakeholders.
  • Provide consultancy and support for stakeholders dealing with supplier relationships e.g. contract/relationship management and performance measurement.
  • Support the Head of Procurement in developing, maintaining and improving the procurement policy and strategy

  • Skills Required:


  • Current private or public-sector procurement experience is essential
  • Vast experience of managing a variety of generalist category spend full procurement life cycle.
  • Proven financial management capabilities
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Strong demonstrable negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Must be both comfortable and credible in dealing with individuals of any level
  • Successful track record of leading negotiations, achieving tangible bottom line cost savings
  • Strong relationship management and engagement skills
  • MCIPS Qualified

  • Morgan Hunt is a multi award winning Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer.

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