Senior Contracts Officer/Manager

Recruiter
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Location
Luton
Salary
35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
14 Aug 2019
Closes
11 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Contracts Officer/Manager

Luton

GBP40,000+bens

Sopra Steria Recruitment are seeking an experienced Senior Contracts Officer/Manager to join a major client in the Luton area.

Working within a busy environment your primary responsibilities will include;

  • To maintain an engaging approach from the Contract management function to the business.
  • Conducting efficiency reviews to ensure value for money
  • Drive efficiencies through effective Contract management throughout the business, including expenditure monitoring and contract closure.
  • Add input from contracts "lessons Learnt" prior to tendering to create more efficient Tenders.
  • Adhere to the Procurement policy and procedure across the business.
  • To work in partnership with operational budget holders and manage significant strategic contracting activity, utilising the current Procurement Procedure Rules.
  • To maintain and manage the contract database, e-Sourcing tool and protocol for ongoing supplier management, including the creation, rationalisation and management of "preferred suppliers

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Experience of conducting contract management using best practice, sourcing and managing large tenders.
  • Understanding of OJEU tender process and able to carry out Tenders via OJEU
  • Experience of working in partnership with operational staff on procurement initiatives. Ability to work across different operational disciplines/categories and build effective relationships with relevant staff is critical.
  • Membership of CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply). .
  • Demonstrable track record of achieving significant cost savings in a comparable business and of negotiation with suppliers.

Sopra Steria Recruitment is committed to barrier-free and inclusive recruitment. We are a Disability Confident recruiter, and a RIDI 100 and Business Disability Forum partner organisation.

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