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Senior Contracts Officer

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + various benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 6 days ago

  • Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain UK
  • Contact: Ben Whyatt
  • Contact Email: benw@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Expiry Date: 01 September 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000009614_1659457516

Cedar are supporting a Fortune 500 company who are on the look for a Senior Procurement Officer. This is a permanent position which will be based from home but will require occasional travel on-site in Bristol (when required) with a salary of up to £35,000 on offer.

The role of the Senior Contracts Officer will be to ensure commercial activity is; performed to the highest standards and maintained, conforms to EU Procurement Regulations and internal Policies/Procedures and is monitored to ensure continuous improvement with the overall aim of obtaining best value for money. You will be required to pro-actively participate in developing and implementing Category Strategies to ensure these fully satisfy requirements - this may also include drafting and issuing ITTs/ITNs, contracts etc. and manage the associated procurement process up to and beyond contract award. You will also be required to negotiate contract terms, conditions and prices for Procurement activity with a view to delivering value for money/savings and to ensure Commercial MI is accurate and up to date and submitted on time.

Candidates applying MUST HAVE experience which covers:

  • Strong background in roles covering Procurement, Category Management, Contract Management and/or Commercial Management
  • Strong understanding of contract management processes and techniques
  • Experience managing end to end OJEU/PCR2015 tendering/procurements in the UK Public Sector
  • Experience specifically working with the MOD or NHS/Medical Equipment would be advantageous