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Reporting to the Head of Commissioning & Procurement (HCP) the Procurement Officer will play a key role in procuring high quality and cost efficient products and services. The procurement officer will be responsible for evaluating suppliers, negotiating and developing new contracts and objectively measuring the performance of suppliers.
You will be …
Processing procurement tender related documents including issuing of tender documents (EOI, PQQ, ITT) and support with evaluation of proposals, awards and contracts.
Reviewing and analysing suppliers, supply and price options, maximising value for money.
Developing plans for purchasing equipment, services and supplies
Negotiating the best deal for pricing and supply contracts
Identify cost savings including environmental/sustainability energy and waste cost savings
Contributing to the ongoing development of the commissioning and procurement strategy, processes, and policies.
Following and enforcing the company’s procurement policies and procedures
Building and maintaining strong working relationships with internal teams and external suppliers.
Researching and evaluating prospective suppliers including conducting due diligence process for suppliers.
Collating supplier data and preparing costs analyses and reports.
Managing and maintaining approved supplier register, ensuring it is kept up to date and all information held is correct and accurate
Can you embrace our company values which are Kindness, Respect, Integrity, and Innovation?
Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications
Knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy and systems.
Experience of using Purchase to Pay systems
Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft office packages and databases.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Supplier relationship Management experience
Internal Stakeholder Management experience
Ability to negotiate, establish and administer contracts
Ability to analyse problems and strategise for better solutions
Ability to multitask, prioritise and manage time efficiently
Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (MCIPS) qualified or minimum Level 5 CIPS qualification.
Planning and organising
Quality & compliance
What's in it for you?
...a rewarding career that makes a genuine difference to people’s lives.
You won’t work on weekends or bank holidays!
A monthly benefits scheme worth £500 with access to over 900 retailers
A cycle to work scheme that is open all year long!
Laptop and mobile phone for every employee!
Employee assistance programme (EAP). A telephone service offering various support services including emotional support, stress helpline amongst others.
The opportunity of an Institute of Employability Professionals (IEP) qualification for all employees
A two-week Induction and training programme
Company annual leave, including a buy/sell scheme
Free life cover!
Pension with a 4% match from Fedcap
Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
Fedcap Employment is committed to applying equal opportunities at all stages of recruitment and selection, in line with its Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy in addition to our duty under the Equality Act 2010 to have due regard to the need to eliminate discrimination; to advance equality of opportunity.
Disability confident employer and Access to work
Fedcap is a recognised Disability Confident Leader with commitments to aim to recruit, retain and develop disabled people within the company. We encourage applications from people with disabilities and will offer to support with reasonable adjustments where required.
As a Disability confident employer, we work in partnership with other organisations’ to underpin the governments aspiration to support disabled customers into work. This includes but not limited to making reasonable adjustments and providing specialist equipment to those who need it so they can work in a comfortable working environment.
Veterans and service personnel
Fedcap is positive about employing veterans and service personnel spouses or family members as part of our commitment to upholding principles of the Armed Forces Covenant.
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