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Senior Procurement Specialist

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  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sophie Roach

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    08 December 2022

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Senior Procurement Specialist

The Opportunity

Yolk Recruitment Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team has partnered with a large public sector organisation to recruit a Senior Procurement Specialists. They are an extraordinary organisation based in Newport and Cardiff. This role will start as an interim position initially with a view to turn into a permanent position.

This role is also Hybrid with the requirement to work in the office on a Tuesday or for any meetings with the suppliers.

What the Senior Procurement Specialist will be doing

The ideal Senior Procurement Specialist will work within a professional service focused role,

  • Delivering a range of frameworks and contracts at varying complexity and values
  • Supporting the development of an enhanced commercial and contractual awareness across the business.
  • Negotiating contractual agreements with strategic providers and satisfying day to day procurement requirements to ensure added value, savings, total cost management, quality, and surety of supply.
  • Identifying and implementing strategies to manage and mitigate risks and contractual risks to the business
  • Undertaking and managing a robust, compliant procurement process including market analysis, issue of PQQ /ITT, assessment, contract placement and negotiation and contract and relationship management

What the successful Senior Procurement Specialist will bring to the team

  • certification in CIPS
  • Confident in speaking directly to stakeholders both internally and within the supplier base
  • Good working knowledge of working within the Public or Utilities Contract
  • Experience of dealing with different contract forms

Here's What You'll Get in Return

The successful Senior Procurement Specialist will be rewarded with:

  • Salary between £40,000-£60,000 DOE
  • Enhanced employer pension contributions
  • Tailored training
  • Coaching and development opportunities
  • Reduction on gym memberships and high street shopping

Think this one's for you

If you think this Senior Procurement Specialist opportunity is for you then apply online or call Sophie Roach to discuss the role in confidence on 07458143279

Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team works with organisations across the UK to fulfil their recruitment needs and to achieve their D&I objectives. We recruit temporary, contract and permanent hires for 1 off specialist needs or for volume campaigns. We support our applicants to navigate the public sector recruitment processes and secure their dream jobs.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational