Procurement Specialist

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Value Match are looking to appoint a Middlesbrough based Procurement Specialist to join their growing procurement team on a permanent basis. This role will offer hybrid working  (with a requirement to be on site with clients 2-3 days a week or when required), with a salary of £30-45K (depending on experience).

We are looking for a driven individual who can support the delivery of our procurement solutions and build effective relationships with both customers and suppliers. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to grow their career in procurement and work across a variety of categories and projects within the Public Sector.

You will join an existing procurement team, that has a strong focus on ethical and sustainable supply to provide the most effective solutions to our range of customers. As Procurement Specialist, you will be responsible for managing the end-to-end procurement process on behalf of the customer and working with the wider procurement team to deliver solutions which meets the needs of the customer. You will be involved in building supplier relationships and guiding them through the supplier onboarding process, ensuring we are engaging on a regular basis to fully understand a supplier’s service offering.

The successful candidate will have the following experience and skills:

If you have the following skills and experience, then please get in touch:

  • At least 5 years of procurement experience, ideally in the public sector 
  • CIPS qualified or equivalent experience
  • Strong commercial awareness with the ability to develop and build effective solutions
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to identify solutions to support customers
  • Understanding of Social Value including how to embed through procurement to achieve objectives
  • Knowledge of PCRs and willingness to proactively learn and adopt new legislation/policy notes to improve outcomes and ensure compliance
  • Ability to work at pace with conflicting priorities

The salary will be dependent on experience but most of all we are looking for an enthusiastic procurement professional who is comfortable in a client facing environment and has strong communication skills.

If you would like to be considered for this role please send in your CV or contact Stu, our Head of Resourcing at Value Match, with whom can have an informal and confidential discussion about the role and answer any questions you may have.

28 June 2024
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