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Procurement Consultants (OJEU)

Employer
Procurement Heads
Location
Bristol
Salary
£40-50,000 + £4,000 car allowance + matched pension (up to 5%) + private healthcare
Closing date
16 Oct 2021

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Specialist Area
Procurement
Sector
Construction, Consultancy
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

One of the UK's fastest-growing management consultancies that serves clients in the construction sector is seeking Procurement Consultants.

Frequently listed in the Financial Times as one of the top companies to work for, this management consultancy continues to see phenomenal demand and growth, and this owes largely its best-in-class strategic, end-to-end procurement delivery team.

Within this team, you’ll have the opportunity to work with an outstanding group of specialist consultants, advise major clients on large-scale/flagship projects and challenge yourself in a market-leading global business.

In addition, you’ll have further opportunities to travel both nationally and internationally to service and manage key commissions for its blue-chip client portfolio.

You do not need to come from a consultancy background as the business hires individuals with industry experience and attitude.

Your working pattern will be a mixture of remote, at one of the companies many UK offices (London, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, etc.) and at one of its carefully selected client sites. 

As Procurement Consultant your key responsibilities will be:

  • Fulfilling the responsibilities of a Procurement Consultant
  • Providing specialist procurement strategy advice to public and private sector clients
  • Managing end-to-end procurement services on major construction related projects
  • Support the development of the procurement services provided by the business
  • Supporting business development and marketing of the procurement division
  • Supporting the delivery of both team and wider business targets.
  • Supporting on bid preparation and proposal documentation and supporting the work-winning capability of the procurement division

Skills and experience:
  
Knowledge:

  • Procurement knowledge gained as part of a Commercial Apprenticeship (or equivalent training scheme);
  • Understanding of the key areas with Procurement & Supply Chain Directorate (Compliance, Procurement, Contract Management, Policy & Process and 3rd Party Agreements);
  • Working knowledge of Office-based software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, coupled with an aptitude towards learning and utilising new software in the office environment; and
  • Knowledge of procurement within the public sector/regulated sector (OJEU).
  • Awareness and understanding of procuring through a variety of procurement routes and in compliance with EU and UK procurement legislation; and
  • Willing to work towards membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.

Type of experience:

  • Experience in compiling procurement documentations including tender and commercial documents whilst maintaining accuracy and quality;
  • Experience of market engagement activities;
  • Experience in using e-tendering solutions;
  • Basic experience of contract management activities;
  • Experience in managing Conflicts of Interest (and implementing mitigations);
  • Awareness and understanding of procuring through a variety of procurement routes and in compliance with EU and UK procurement legislation; and
  • Willing to work towards membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.

Benefits of the Procurement Consultant role include:   

  • £40-50,000
  • £4,000 car allowance
  • Private healthcare
  • 5% matched pension
  • 4x life assurance
  • 24 days holiday

Company

Procurement Heads is all about getting to know great Procurement Professionals and bringing them together to make outstanding Procurement teams. With a proven track record of delivery, we support people through the life-cycle of their careers, providing an end-to-end consultative service. We partner with many prominent brands and organisations, sourcing Procurement talent using industry-leading tools and techniques. Focussed and proactive, our methodology provides a comprehensive assessment of your needs and tailors solutions to meet them. The ability to identify and attract the best people across all sectors, often involves us designing and managing bespoke campaigns.

Our purpose...
To deliver recruitment as a professional service.

We engage with leaders across procurement, HR and executive functions to make their organisations successful. More than just a recruitment company, we provide a suite of talent solutions tailored to your business needs.

Our values

Rewarding relationships

For us, it’s personal. Relationships are pivotal to our existence and we place great value on their development. We encourage collaboration through our unique referral scheme ‘The Heads Up’ and are driven by a desire to build deep long-standing partnerships. Our goal is to act as an ambassador for the teams and individuals we support.

Exceeding expectations

More than just a recruitment company, we engage with leaders to deliver the unexpected when it comes to sourcing talent. Going beyond ‘filling the role’, we advise, challenge, champion and are innovative in the value-add solutions we provide.

Doing the right thing

Doing the right thing is not difficult. Knowing what the right thing is, that’s where we come in. Everyone has a responsibility for the choices they make. We pledge to lead the way by championing Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability.

Our team of experienced Procurement consultants are on hand to support you with your Procurement career.

Address: The Corner, Gordon Rd, Winchester SO23 7DD

Tel: 01962 869 838

Website: https://www.procurementheads.com/

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
01962 869 838
Location
Ground Floor, The Corner
Gordon Road
Winchester
Hampshire
SO23 7DD
United Kingdom
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