Procurement Officer

Ref No. BHN516690
Location Yeovil, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (12 Months)
Job Status Closed
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Procurement Officer - 12 month contract - Yeovil - £25.00ph UMB or £19.75ph PAYE (Inside IR35)


Procurement Officer

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Procurement Officer - 12 month contract - Yeovil - £25.00ph UMB or £19.75ph PAYE (Inside IR35)

The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.

This role will require the person to hold full Security Clearance (SC) prior to working onsite. You will need to obtain a Criminal Record Check. You must currently hold or be eligible and willing to obtain SC. In addition, this role involves direct access to ITAR Material. Therefore we can only consider UK Nationals for this position. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Provision of a high quality Procurement service to the designated area of the business through:
    • Proactive and sustained engagement in bids, tenders and contracts within the designated area, including close and collaborative working with Commercial / Project Management
    • Responsible for management of supplier sourcing & selection process for a given requirement
    • Lead negotiations and 'close deals' with supplier representatives within the designated area of the business for all contractual agreements e.g. Sub-Contracts, Licence, Confidentiality Agreements and provide proactive procurement management thereof
    • Ensure application of governance to all Procurement activities as appropriate.
    • Create & issue sub-contracts / purchase orders in support of delivering the project requirements
    • Develop Supplier relationships to increase competitiveness and mitigate risk.

Functional Knowledge

  • Requires broad knowledge of Procurement & Supplier management
  • Sub-contract creation - including terms & conditions in defence environment
  • Good business, market and competitor knowledge in order to contribute to strategy formulation and growth
  • Credible track record in negotiation and delivery of sub-contracts
  • Experience in similar role would be advantageous
  • Raising Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Export Control in Defence environment
  • Experience in use of SAP or similar
  • Experience of using MRP/ERP systems, and online tools.
  • Experience of carrying basic risk assessments and mitigation of risk in a procurement and supply chain environment.
  • Experience of Procurement Metrics analysis and reporting

Personal Qualities and Qualifications

  • Minimum of three years in a Procurement and Supply Chain environment
  • Experience of Supplier Relationships and management.
  • Ability to organise workload and time management skills essential.
  • Ideally with a minimum of Level 4 CIPS qualification but not essential.
  • Must be able to use initiative whilst recognising the constraints of risk management.
  • Excellent communication & problem solving skills
  • Creative and willing to contribute to group workshops and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Willing to travel to, and/or work from alternative sites.
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