Senior Procurement Specialist

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£65000 - £72000/annum

Contract (Full time)

Posted 37 days ago

Senior Procurement Specialist | £72,000 per annum | 6 month FTC

Your new role
An exciting new opportunity for a Senior Procurement Specialist, initially on a 6 month FTC. The role offers a Hybrid homeworking options with occasional travel to the head office in Sheffield. You will have responsibility to plan, lead and deliver the procurement strategy undertaking all aspects of the procurement process including but not limited to:

Develop and lead on the procurement strategy
Design and lead on appropriate pre-market engagement including supplier identification
Provide robust commercial and procurement challenge to the service specification(s)
Create robust tender documentation including drafting evaluation criteria
Developing and building the evaluation models
Lead on the evaluation and moderation processes including training and supporting evaluators and moderators
Draft compliant and comprehensive standstill letters
Provide commercially prudent input on commercial contract formation
Work with stakeholders to ensure appropriate transition to and onboarding of selected delivery partners
Develop and maintain a strong audit trail
Highlight, manage and mitigate risk
Communicate clearly and precisely with stakeholders in a timely manner keeping them apprised of status, progression inputs required and any escalations in connection with a procurement exercise
Negotiating complex issues, creating solutions and delivering value

What you'll need to succeed

You will have extensive experience in a Senior Procurement position and ideally be MCIPS qualified
Extensive and demonstrable experience in leading large, multi-vendor, difficult and complex OJEU/Find a Tender public procurement
A track record of an excellent working understanding and ability to apply public procurement legislation and regulation
A sound and robust commercial procurement outlook with an ability to provide commercially focussed advice
Significant experience of professional services procurement
An all-round demonstrably excellent procurement strategist and practitioner
Demonstrable deep knowledge of commercial contracts including formation, drafting and negotiation
Significant experience in confidently working with senior stakeholders to manage potential or perceived conflicting requirements/views whilst maintaining a professional and collaborative approach
What you'll get in return
Salary up to £72,000 per annum
Full company benefits package
Working from home option with office in Sheffield
hours per week, Monday - Friday

What you need to do now
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