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