Role: Senior Procurement Officer
Responsible to: Procurement Manager
Role Purpose: Lead and manage complex and strategic collaborative and local procurement projects to ensure their effective delivery in line with customer requirement and timescales.
Salary: £33,618 - £36,369
An exciting opportunity has arisen with one of our leading clients based in South Wales for a Senior Procurement Officer, to be based in Cwmbran. We are looking for a Senior Procurement Officer to lead and manage complex and strategic collaborative and local procurement projects.
- Provide professional advice to a portfolio of senior customers on technical commercial matters to ensure that the organisations’ capital and revenue budgets are spent in accordance with budget strategies and comply with Financial Regulations, Contract Standing Orders and Procurement legislation in order to protect the Forces from financial and reputational risk.
- Provide technical advice on routes to market and complex framework call-off requirements
- Contribute to commercial category strategies for a portfolio of spend to achieve the strategic aims and objectives of the forces served.
- Lead on contract management following award of contracts, ensuring continued compliance and value for money throughout the life of the contract.
- Negotiate and influence senior forums (internal and external) to achieve the benefits of collaborative and local procurement. Educate and upskill non-procurement staff to ensure procurement is carried out in a compliant manner to protect the forces from reputational risk.
- Sit on a range of Project Boards to provide advice on procurement matters
- Deliver procurement savings plans for specific categories in collaboration with the customer ensuring quantifiable cashable efficiencies are identified, prioritised, delivered and reported
- Lead and manage complex and strategic force, regional and national collaborative procurement projects to ensure their effective delivery in line with customer requirements and timescales. Apply own discretion and use own initiative involving complex and conflicting information.