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Senior Procurement Officer

Job Title: Senior Procurement Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
REF: BBBH5946A
Contact Name: Aimee Gleave
Contact Email: aimeegleave@castuk.com
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Senior Procurement Officer
Birmingham
£35,000 - £40,000 plus excellent benefits

Role Profile

Cast UK is looking to identify a talented Senior Procurement Officer on behalf of our Birmingham based client.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage sourcing requirements on a global basis for defined category groups
  • Deliver savings and value added through strategic procurement activity
  • Assist the Category Manager with the development of appropriate category strategy
  • Manage tenders and negotiations, in line with EU Procurement Directives
  • Develop and maintain strategic supplier relationships

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in a strategic purchasing role, such as category management
  • Excellent commercial acumen and negotiation skills
  • Experience in managing long term and strategic supplier relationships
  • Knowledge of public sector policies (EU Procurement Directive, OJEU)

Candidates with MCIPS or part CIPS qualification are preferred.

Client

Public sector organisation based in the Birmingham area. The Procurement function comprises of a forward thinking, category-led team which understands the added value a strategic approach to Purchasing can deliver to the wider organisation. This organisation offers excellent benefits to its employees as well as real opportunities for progression for those who demonstrate potential.

Remuneration

£35,000 - £40,000 plus excellent benefits

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com.