Role details

Senior Procurement Officer

Leeds   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • FTC 12 month to Perm
  • Lead on Procurement activities for complex projects.

About Our Client

This is a Senior Procurement Officer role in Leeds with responsibility of leading projects across various goods and services; civils, subcontract labour, materials, professional services etc. values will range from £50k - £15m+

Job Description

1. Provide 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. Keep up to date on changing legislation / best practice externally, to inform internal priorities and appropriate alignment.

3. Contribute to the development of procurement strategies.

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

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

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

7. Manage team members to deliver results on time, to required quality standards and cost to fulfil the business plan.

8. Plan, monitor and control resources to maximise the efficient and effective use of finances and people in order to ensure that all activities are completed to time, cost and quality targets.

The Successful Applicant

The Senior Procurement Officer based in Leeds will have relevant Procurement experience at both operational and strategic level

Experience of dealing with customers, meeting their expectations and solving problems that may arise

Demonstrates experience of working within a team, managing conflicting demands on time due to working to tight timescales

Evidence of working cross-functionally, meeting expectations of differing customers and partners

Experience of influencing internal and external stakeholders

Experience of working with Microsoft Office Software

Experience of undertaking the lead role on negotiations with supply partners

What's on Offer

£30000 - 33000 12m FTC to Permanent



Flexi Working

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