Procurement Officer

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000 - £32000.00 per annum

  • Job ref:

    BBBH114911_1574421746

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

Internal Description

Procurement Officer (1 Year FTC)

Working in partnership with a highly reputable organisation based in City of London who are looking for 2 Procrement Officers to join their team.

The procurement officer will support and deliver robust, efficient procurement across the company. The right candidate will ensure the central contracts database is accurate.

Key Resposibilities

  • Provide advice and support to Directorates and staff on procurement regulations, processes and practices.
  • Support the planning of procurement activity and development of processes, including compliance to relevant regulations and controls.
  • Assist managers with specific activities to support efficient procurement such as reviewing and drafting of business cases, contract specifications, and other documentation.
  • Manage key documentation ensuring contracts are correctly authorised and retained in accordance with organisational requirements.
  • Manage the central contract database ensuring data is correct, recorded consistently, accessible and up to date.
  • Undertake analysis and reporting to provide insightful MI to inform decision making.
  • Track activities against contracts escalating any anomalies and take corrective action as needed.
  • Provide management information on the database status as required.
  • Update and maintain procurement pages on the Wire in order to update and provide information to users.
  • Support the development of training material on contract management and support the delivery of this.

Essential Skills & Capabilities

  • Experience of working in a procurement or contract management environment which has encompassed managing a broad range of activities.
  • Knowledge of best practice procurement and contract management requirements.
  • Experience of drafting technical/contractual documents.
  • Analytical skills and ability to create informative MI and reports.
  • Good MS Office ability, especially Excel and Powerpoint
  • Good soft skills, communication and initiative
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