Principle Procurement Officer

Recruiter
Barclay Meade
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Nov 2016
Closes
02 Dec 2016
Sectors
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am currently recruiting for a principle procurement officer/senior buyer for a public sector authority based in inner London.Main Duties and Responsibilities: Achieving and reporting on savings and efficiencies achieved with costs including spend, scrappage, usage and inventory levels; Executing end to end procurement processes, including data collection, document preparation, negotiation, contract award, contract management and supplier relationship management; Managing communication with suppliers and internal stakeholders; Communicating priorities and business plans to internal and external stakeholders whilst ensuring that all programmes and projects deliver to time, cost and quality requirements; Developing and motivating staff; Setting standards and values for the team, ensuring effective communications with staff are in place; Defining, analysing and interpreting financial data confidently. Person - CIPS qualified or equivalent experience, essential public sector procurement experience, good communications skills. * Supporting the lead procurement officer in the various procurements as required. * Contribute to supplier and stakeholder engagement activities related to the procurements. * Support the preparation of the full range of tendering and evaluation procurement documentation and templates for the Workstreams. * Participate in the clarification and evaluation process activities related to the procurements. * Contribute to the development and maintenance of computerised files and records of all procurement and contract related documentation and information. * Contribute to the development and ongoing maintenance of Project Time tables, Risk Registers, and documentation trackers activities related to the procurements. * Provide support to team members as required and delegated. Outputs/Deliverables * Support and maintain computerised files and records of procurement activities as required for the Workstreams. * Contribute to the development of procurement documentation suitable for OJEU Procurement. * Contribute to the development of specifications as required for the Workstreams. * Contribute to the development of, with appropriate support, contract documentation as required for the Workstreams. * Contribute to the development of evaluation criteria and methodology as required for the Workstreams. * Attend and support stakeholder engagement meetings and supplier events. * Draft and publish appropriate records of procurement related meetings (e.g. minutes and notes) and communicate as required to all attendees.To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK