Procurement Project Officer

30 Apr 2018
28 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Procurement Project Officer

Prestige Recruitment Specialists are currently recruiting for a Procurement Project Officer to work within a large public sector organisation in the Seacroft area.
Your role will be important in ensuring the organisation is more enterprising and efficient and ensuring the proper arrangements for the administration and delivery of procurements and supporting complex procurements and procurement projects.

Key Responsibilities:
• Manage procurements of medium complexity, risk and value, and support complex procurements within a context of budget pressures and funding restrictions, ensuring the delivery and improvement of services which meet the needs of our communities and stakeholders.
• Provide advice and guidance on procurement matters across the authority to senior officers and other stakeholders.
• Manage procurements of medium complexity, risk and value, and where appropriate support procurements which are more complex and /or of higher risk and higher value.
• Contribute to the identifying and resolving of risks and issues in specific procurements.
• Assist the Procurement Category Manager in providing advice to service departments prior to the commencement of the procurement.
• Contribute to, and where appropriate manage, the procurement process to Contract Award including evaluation of tenders and drafting and issuing of relevant documentation.
• Carry out all procurements in a legal, ethical, accountable manner in accordance with regulatory requirements and the council's Contract Procurement Rules.
• Provide post-procurement advice and management, including the Contract Management Plan.
• Provide advice and guidance regarding contract extensions, variations and termination of contracts.
• Support and develop the skills and abilities of client based staff through the delivery of training to enable them to undertake procurement projects of varying size and complexity.
• Provide advice and guidance on the implementation of, and ensure compliance with, the council's Contract Procedure Rules, relevant legislation, and statutory undertakings.
• Ensure safety and safeguarding requirements are complied with.

Experience and Qualifications:
• Degree or relevant demonstrable skills or experience
• Relevant demonstrable skills or experience at a level equivalent to CIPS Global Standard for Procurement and Supply Operational or Tactical competency level
• Understanding of public sector tendering and contract management processes, with an understanding of the strategic procurement issues facing the public sector
• Knowledge and understanding of commercial organisations and markets
• Experience of effectively managing procurement contracts and supporting medium complexity procurements to achieve objectives
• Experience of applying different strategies for solving procurement issues
• Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner using a variety of presentational formats, including experience of preparing detailed reports

Term: Temporary
Hours of work: Full time
Salary : GBP30,785

Please call Beth at Prestige Recruitment Specialists for more information regarding the role, telephone (Apply online only). Prestige Recruitment Specialists Ltd are acting as an employment agency working on behalf of the client.
Your application will be given consideration and a shortlist of applicants will be submitted to our Client. If you have not heard within 14 days, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion

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