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Procurement Officer

  • Location:

    Bedford

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £300 - £350 per day + £300-350/day

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

  • Contact email:

    ekatona@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    5174126_1622115496

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-26

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Procurement Officer- Bedford Borough Council
£300-350/day

Bedford Borough Council has an established procurement and commissioning team which helps the organisation to manage all third-party expenditure, delivers savings and ensures compliance to internal policies and statutory requirements including the Public Contract Regulations.

The Council is looking to appoint at two suitably experienced procurement professionals to lead savings reviews and ensure compliance across a wide range of categories. Appointments will be on an interim basis
At least 3 years' procurement experience. Good knowledge of the public contract
regulations is preferred.
? Experience across a range of categories.
? Ability to assimilate data and develop sourcing programmes, setting out key tasks and
timescales. Attention to detail is crucial.
? Self-motivated, an ability to make things happen.
? Ability to organise and prioritise in a home working environment.
? Strong communication and influencing skills.
? Good commercial skills.
? Good written communication skills.
? Flexible - ability to work on several projects at the same time