As part of the Procurement Team and working closely with stakeholders to provide a responsive procurement
service that supports the Group ambitions
What this Job does:
To lead on design, development and implementation of Procurement contract areas for a range of goods and services
To manage a portfolio of contracts to achieve Value for Money.
Undertake the arrangement of Procurement contracts and contract management.
To maximise efficiency gains from all Procurement activity in line with the Value for Money Strategy
To ensure all Procurement activity is compliant with Public Contract Regulations 2015 and the Group Procurement strategy
To identify contract management and to ensure smooth transition post contract award
To deliver commercial / contractual advice to both internal and external stakeholders
To be able to use and understand eProcurement tools.
To ensure compliance in line with the Group Policies & Procedures
To develop efficient and responsive procurement processes which support the Groups objectives
To lead on high value strategic group contracts
To compile reports as necessary to recommend contract awards
To deal with suppliers and contractual issues
To provide statistical and analytical reports as required
Identify and be aware of different Frameworks available to the Group
As part of the wider Corporate Operations team, provide support to achieve department objectives.
Sound Knowledge in the Procurement of Goods / Services & Works
Sound Knowledge of National & EU legislation in relation to Procurement
Experience of the Social Housing sector
Experience of utilising E-Procurement Systems (Sell2Wales, Bravo Solution)
Skills & Abilities
Prepared to challenge and be challenged, with a genuine enthusiasm for continuous improvement.
Competent Information Technology user, with experience of computerised Microsoft Excel and Word.
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, in both the verbal and written medium.
Ability to manage time effectively, prioritise workload and meet deadlines.
Ideally Qualified to MCIPS