Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Leeds


Our client a Utility business based in Leeds require an Interim Procurement Officer to work within an established procurement team. This role will play a key part in delivering a number of procurement exercises across a general portfolio of goods and services inclusive of and not limited to: Professional Services, FM, Property Services (Hard and Soft), Legal Services, HR/Recruitment Services, CAPEX, MRO, Construction.

The role will be primarily based in Leeds with the potential requirement to travel to the other locations.

Key Responsibilities
* Lead tenders from concept development/contract renewal through to award
* Working with the assets to understand their procurement needs (both immediate and long term)
* Reviewing and documenting the asset's current procurement processes (whilst recognising areas for improvement) and where appropriate, alignment with Client processes
* Identifying opportunities for synergies across the Clients portfolio
* Managing existing supplier relationships
* Promoting the role and value of the procurement function
* Operating and maintaining any required systems to support and improve the procurement function (such as SAP purchase order coordination and procurement databases, etc)
* Undertaking any negotiations required to close out existing or new business requirements
* Any other procurement tasks that may be required as a result of the acquisition
* Minimum of 5 years Procurement experience
* Ability to draft, negotiate and manage contracts, within complex relationships
* Understanding of general and contract law

* Team player with an ability to manage complex relationships and matrix teams
* Sense of personal ownership, commitment and accountability
* Able to self-direct and prioritise activities in the context of the business
* A self-motivated individual thriving in a dynamic work environment
* Effective IT and communication skills (verbal & written)
* Able to demonstrate experience of identifying commercial/contract risks and manage accordingly
* The ability to influence and build relationships across multiple sites and locations
* Effective stakeholder engagement and management

£250 - £300 p/d OUTSIDE of IR35

Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment Group focusing on purchasing, sourcing, and full supply chain control and management positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would like to hear from you.

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- engineering
- procurement
- sourcing
- strategic buying
- supply chain management
- commodity management

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