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Procurement Specialist

Procurement Specialist

  • Location

    Peterborough

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package

  • Contact:

    Alex Steel

  • Contact email:

    alex.steel@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    691280_1714666463

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-06-01

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Role: Procurement Specialist

Salary: to c£55k (potentially more for the right candidate, depending on skills and experience + Excellent Benefits package

Location: Peterborough with Hybrid working and a truly flexible approach to work from home (base location in Peterborough).

Full time/37 hours a week/permanent

This is a unique opportunity to be part of a Major Infrastructure team who are developing and delivering a number of Major Infrastructure schemes, including the development of billion pound+ projects!

Our client is working to meet tomorrow's challenges today, by planning and delivering significant infrastructure to address future challenges such as securing supply for future generations, reaching net zero, adapting to climate change and protecting and enhancing the region for generations to come.

To ensure they meet the challenges they are planning their largest transformational investment to date, focused on the design, build, finance and operation of two new multi-billion-pound developments.

Their Major Infrastructure team are looking for a Procurement Specialist. If you are a Procurement Specialist with experience of procuring NEC based contracts and have experience working in a project-based procurement environment, then please keep reading!

People at the heart of our client's business and they truly love what they do! If you're passionate about what you do and would like to make a difference then they would love to hear from you.

What you'll be doing:

The Procurement Specialist will own the procurement schedules and activities to support the programmes and projects within Major Infrastructure. You'll develop an understanding of market dynamics and business demand for spend areas as appropriate.

With support from your manager you'll develop and self-manage a programme of sourcing activity to deliver contracts to support the Major Infrastructure team in line with the requirements of the projects and programmes.

You'll follow an agreed sourcing methodology for the selection of Suppliers and the award of agreements. On occasion, you will be required to undertake "spot purchases" not covered under framework.

You will work with and provide commercial support as necessary to framework/contract managers and the wider business.

You'll actively promote and support effective performance of all stakeholders involved in the purchase to pay process. Work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure best practice is adopted throughout the supply chain.

What does it take to be successful?

* CIPS Professional standard and membership or studying towards

* Working knowledge of European Procurement and other relevant legislation

* Commercial experience

* Experience of working within a Procurement team

* Experience of procuring NEC based contracts

* Experience of working in project based procurement environments

* Analytical skills

* Ability to deal with a high volume workload, prioritise effectively and meet strict deadlines

* Strong and demonstrable stakeholder management skills (across all levels of seniority)

* Good customer service and communication skills

If this sounds like an opportunity you would like to explore further, please send a copy of your latest CV to alex.steel@1st-executive.com and let's schedule a call to chat further.