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Senior Procurement Officer - Utilities

Ref no. BHN571272
Salary £40,000 - £50,000/annum
Location Manchester, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

This role involves sourcing suppliers, negotiating contracts and monitoring procurement activities to achieve cost savings, quality standards, and compliance with regulatory requirements.

Key skills required for this role

Senior Procurement Officer - Utilities

Important

My Client is looking for a Senior 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

Benefits

  • 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 Manchester site


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

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