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Contracts Officer

Location: ROYSTON, HERTFORDSHIRE Salary: 14.00 - 15.19 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 27 days ago Reference: 3096695
My client are looking for two contracts managers on interim basis for 6 months. This will be an excellent opportunity to work in a busy and rewarding role with important public services

Job purpose:

• To co-ordinate and influence all contracting activity for the police constabularies of Bedfordshire,Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire - ensuring effective and efficient
contract and category management.
•To ensure compliance with the relevant Police Authority, public procurement
regulations and EU procurement directives and the development of contract strategies
in order to support the achievement of the business goals of the three forces.

Essential skills and experience:

• Ensure development of best practice contracting and tender processes including the preparation of tendering documentation for goods and services.
• Maintain computerised systems in Tender Registration and the Quotation Register of contract sfor distribution throughout the three forces.
• To assist in the contract management and periodic review of existing contracts.
• Develop and implement contract targets and contract performance measures for key contracts.
• Deputise for the Contracts Manager as and when required.
• To implement, review and maintain a business development plan that delivers significant
targeted savings and efficiencies for the relevant category.
• To work in collaboration with other forces and lead/coordinate meetings internally and externally as appropriate with the aim of approaching suppliers as a single entity.
• To assist in undertaking market research, analysis, supplier visits and meetings, ensuring that any new opportunities/threats are gathered and considered within the ongoing category
strategy.

For this role you will need:



• Experience of the contracting process.
• Knowledge of contract law and European Procurement Directives and implementation of the contracting process.
• Category Management experience desirable.
• Educated to MCIPS level or equivalent.
• Strong analytical, negotiating, interpersonal, influencing, presentation and time management skills.
• Strong business acumen.
• Expectation to travel across the three force sites.

If you have the necessary skillset then please do not hesitate to apply online today or send your CV directly to Francesca.lloyd@reedglobal.com


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