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Contracts Officer

Location: ABINGDON, OXFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 28,000-33,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: X3-317250

Reed Procurement - Public Sector are delighted to be working with a large employer of choice based in Oxfordshire in recruiting for a Contracts Officer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Scope, evaluate, award and manage a broad range of contracts on behalf of the client
  • Help stakeholders to realise their needs in a timely and compliant manner through providing professional advice and support in a specialist field of work
  • Manage these processes on behalf of all stakeholders
  • Support continuous improvement of the terms and conditions, policies and service level agreements in a wide variety of contractual areas
  • Monitor and compliance of both contractors and staff
  • Develop the necessary business processes to ensure the smooth running of the procurement function

Essential skills and experience

  • Professional Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or actively studying towards MCIPS Professional Qualification
  • Experience of commercial and public sector procurement and general business issues
  • Experience of developing successful strategies providing professional guidance to organisations and stakeholders
  • Ability to understand and deal with procurement issues relevant to the Public Sector and Office Government Commerce initiatives
  • Experience of successfully negotiating and managing contracts with a working understanding of contract law
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to develop excellent working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, whilst appreciating the differing needs of both internal and external customers

Additional Information

  • Competitive Salary + Bonuses & Pension
  • Flexi-Time
  • Free Onsite Parking
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