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Procurement Officer - Utilities

Ref no. BHN570484
Location Taunton, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

As a Procurement Officer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of the Procurement department, working closely with suppliers and internal stakeholders to source and manage the procurement of goods and services.

Key skills required for this role

Procurement Officer - Utilities


Our client, a leading provider in the Utilities sector, is seeking a skilled and experienced Procurement Officer to join their team.

Job description

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and evaluate potential suppliers, negotiating contracts and building strong relationships
  • Manage and monitor procurement activities, ensuring compliance with company policies and industry regulations
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand their procurement needs and requirements
  • Conduct market research and analysis to identify cost-saving opportunities and optimise procurement strategies
  • Actively participate in supplier performance evaluations and implement corrective actions when necessary
  • Monitor day to day procurement activities to ensure adherence to budgetary constraints, procurement policies, and regulatory standards.
  • Track and report on procurement savings achieved through cost reduction measures.
  • Manage disputes, claims, and contract variations with suppliers in a timely and professional manner.

Job Requirements

  • Significant experience in procurement, ideally within the Utilities industry
  • Proven track record as a Senior Buyer, with expertise in managing end-to-end procurement processes
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Procurement Supply Chain
  • CIPS is desirable
  • Proficient in procurement software, such as ERP systems


  • Competitive salary, up to £50,000 per annum
  • Car allowance
  • Opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing company
  • Excellent career development and progression prospects
  • Working in the taunton site, with regular visits to the regional office

If you have the required experience and skills for this role, we invite you to apply now to join our client as a valued Procurement Officer.

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