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Procurement officer

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Contact: Vicky Power
  • Contact Email: vickyp@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Start Date: 05/01/2022
  • Expiry Date: 04 February 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000010263_1641381754

Role: Procurement Officer

Role Type: Interim

Location: Surrey

Rate: c £350 per day (Inside IR35)

Role Overview

Our client is a public sector organisation who has a large and ambitious development portfolio and is looking for a highly motivated and flexible procurement and contracts officer to support such a programme of work.

Responsibilities include:-

  • Supporting the delivery of the procurement strategy
  • Undertaking end-to-end procurement projects across a wide range of procurement categories
  • Support and manage both live and potential new contracts
  • Identify opportunities for savings and efficiencies through a variety of means
  • Develop market knowledge to drive procurement and commercial decisions

Key person requirements:-

  • A track record in delivering end to end procurements within a public sector setting
  • You will be a proactive, organised and commercial individual
  • Exceptional analytical skills to help interpret data and identify opportunities
  • Competent in MS packages
  • Strong written, verbal and numerical skills
  • Ideally a Member of or working towards a professional organisation