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Commercial Officer

Location: BRISTOL, AVON Salary: 26000 - 27000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 year ago Reference: 3038163
Our client is a Public Sector organisation based in Bristol.

The purpose of this role is to assist budget holders in delivering value for money from every pound that we spend, taking into account whole life costs in delivering outcomes.

To award and monitor intermediate value intermediate risk regional and national contracts in accordance with procurement policies and procedures to meet business needs, objectives and delivers outcomes. To assist senior colleagues by providing support in developing more complex contracts.

Develop relationships with national colleagues, building the Procurement network both internally within the client and through the wider network of Government bodies.

You will be responsible for

1. Providing specialist Procurement guidance to operational teams in order to influence compliance with policy / legislation / best practice ways of working and contribute to the delivery of business plans.

2. Keeping up to date on changing legislation / best practice externally, to make recommendations for internal prioritisation and appropriate implementation in the business.

3. Supporting the development of Environment Agency Procurement policy / process locally and monitor and advise on effective implementation in the business, in line with environmental targets.

4. Participating in projects, providing functional / specialist input to improve ways of working and business change & efficiency.

5. Building and sustaining effective relationships with operational customers to understand issues and provide effective response / steer for operational needs.

6. Mentoring and coaching others on policies, procedures, practices and techniques equipping them with the knowledge and skills to deliver their work in an effective and efficient manner.

The ideal candidate will have procurement experience, ideally within a public sector body and therefor be aware of OJEU regulations.

Able to demonstrate team working, managing conflict and working to tight deadlines.

Able to demonstrate cross functional ways of working.

Innovative approach and commercially minded.

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