Procurement Specialist

Procurement Specialist

Job Title: Procurement Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 01/02/21
Reference: 897094_1610017728
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2021 11:08

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Procurement Specialist to join their team on a contract basis. This role will be home based and will fall inside IR35.

Key Responsibilities
*Managing the end-to-end procurement process
*Working with key stakeholders in determining the most appropriate route to tender that meets all government and legislative requirements, and provides the best opportunity for the business to achieve its required outcomes
*As necessary, undertake pre-market engagement with potential suppliers to help define our requirements
*Working with key stakeholders, define the requirements, the invitation to tender (ITT), and required documents, including draft contract
*Define an appropriate evaluation methodology, including evaluation criteria and value for money assessment
*Working with key stakeholders, including our procurement team, manage the competition process, including timetables, clarification processes and evaluation
*Working with procurement, support and manage the contract award process
*Define the onboarding requirements for the new partner(s) and support the implementation period

Skills and Experience
*Significant experience in public sector tendering and procurement
*Demonstrable experience in managing large value service procurements
*Good knowledge of procurement options and routes to market, including OJEU
*Excellent planning, co-ordination, and organisational skills with the ability to meet challenging deadlines
*Exceptional communication skills and the ability to build consensus and relationships among managers and senior stakeholders
*Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to take the lead when needed
*Highly motivated, committed, and passionate
*Ability to work with focus and pace
*Ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment and react quickly to emerging challenges
*A Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) would be an advantage

Other Information
Contract role
Inside IR35
Home based
Duration: 8 weeks - possibility of extension

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Keywords: government, public sector, procurement, CIPS, OJEU

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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