Procurement & Contract Specialist

  • Job Reference: ZR1120
  • Date Posted: 23 August 2017
  • Recruiter: Supply Chain People Ltd
  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £35,000 to £39,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + benefits
  • Sector: Other
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Procurement and Contract Specialist

I’m looking for an experienced Contract Specialist to join a busy Procurement and Contract Team.  The bulk of the company’s expenditure is on external services and therefore the procurement and contract management on this large scale and complexity demands a strong team of experienced procurement specialists.  This means you’ll get an opportunity to learn and develop your knowledge/career from an exceptional team - they offer a modern, supportive team environment to work in.  You’ll also be based in beautiful riverside offices in Central London.


As Procurement and Contract Specialist you will work within the Procurement and Contracts Team and report daily to the Contract Manager

Day to day you will:

  • Managing and supporting the Contract Manager on various contract management processes (including change control and contract variations, contractual obligations management).
  • Help to maintain the contracts database
  • Procuring and letting contacts, authorising purchase orders, managing the suppliers and on-boarding suppliers.
  • Contract management activities and contract processes relating to main 3rd party provider
  • Day to day liaison with the contractor’s commercial team
  • Commercial/contractual formalities including drafting and issuing formal agreements
  • End to end procurement projects (low value) requirements and tender activities
  • Providing contractual and commercial advice to organisation.

The Person

I’m looking for a Procurement Contract Specialist who has experience supporting BPO commercial agreements in either the public or private sector. 

You will have a good understanding of how contractual arrangements fit together within an operational reality.  You will have a good knowledge of contract law specifically in relation to BPO and information technology products.  You will have experience advising on contract due diligence exercises and have previously provided support in delivery of recommendations.  You will have familiarity with OGC guidance on contract management and have a good understanding of public procurement regulations and practices including the EU directives. You will have strong written and communication skills able to liaise with external and internal stakeholders.  Also desirable but not essential is degree and MCIPS procurement qualification.

The Offer

Salary from £35,000 - £39,000

This role offers a great chance to join a unique organisation at a pivotal time of delivery/growth and gain experience in wide reaching contract/procurement services.  Interviews will be held ASAP, so apply NOW.

Successful applications will be contacted within 1 days.  If you don’t hear from one of our Consultants, please be assured that we will contact you if you are suitable for any of our other vacancies.  Hopefully we will speak with you soon.

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