Procurement Officer

Posted 27 October 2023
Salary £31,134.00 to £34,734.00
Job type Permanent
Discipline Finance Recruitment
Contact NameLowri James

Job description

We are currently working in partnership with a professional buying organisation specialising in providing goods and services to the public sector, who are looking to appoint a Procurement Officer to join their team.

This will be a full-time position based in Leicester, with hybrid working and a salary range of £31,134.00 to £34,734.00 per annum.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience of managing procurement projects along with a professional procurement approach to achieve financial objectives and outcomes.


Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Contributing to the performance of a range of contracts and measuring supplier performance against KPIs

  • Setting up bid competitions for client projects including conducting negotiations, reviewing post tender clarifications, drafting acceptance letters and contract documentation, and debriefing suppliers

  • Preparing contract award, project briefs, business cases and procurement documentation

  • Developing strong relationships and leading review meetings with service providers and stakeholders

  • Preparing robust contract award, extension and variation recommendations for Contracts Panel

  • Representing the organisation in collaborative procurement projects with other public sector organisations and partners


Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Background working in framework procurement environment

  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills

  • Specific knowledge of PCR 2015

  • Strong analytical and numerical skills

  • Confidence in assessing and mitigating risks


Rewards and Benefits:


Working hours:

  • 37.5 hours per week

  • Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

  • Two days working on site including Tuesdays and Thursdays

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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