Sanderson Recruitment

Procurement Officer - Public Sector

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Location
Kildare, Co. Kildare
Location type
Hybrid
Employment type
Full time
Job type
Permanent
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Procurement Officer - Public sector.

  • An exciting and interesting opportunity for an experienced procurement professional to manage RFXs for a wide range of categories of spend.
  • You will be a self starter, and must be familiar with creating tenders and posting onto E-tenders.
  • You will understand public sector procurement practices & be able to run your own RFXs & provide procurement support to lots of areas.
  • You will enjoy delivering a proactive, comprehensive, high-quality service in line with best practice & business requirements to the organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete tender processes ensuring compliance with EU Public Procurement Directives & National Guidelines & purchasing policies & procedures.
  • Liaise with & support the business unit managers in relation to the negotiation, conclusion & mgt. of contracts & other associated agreements.
  • Be thorough in supplier relationship mgt., assist the business units in contract performance management activities with a view to developing robust & highly functional relationships between the group companies & suppliers.
  • Develop solid working relationships with business representatives (buyers) throughout the organisation.
  • Use your excellent communication skills both internally & externally, to liaise & assist buyers in achieving "value for money" solutions.
  • Deliver & facilitate highly functional specifications in terms of accuracy & quality of information & detailed requirements, working in cross-functional teams as appropriate.

Skills & Experience:

  • A degree qualification in procurement, business or finance.
  • At least 5 years' experience in applying public procurement purchasing principles to the procurement of complex, high value strategic contracts & frameworks - within the public sector or a semi-state organisation.
  • Exp in procurement for capital projects (construction & fit out) would be beneficial.
  • Exp knowledge of EU Procurement Directives & a proven track record of applying them to produce commercially sustainable & fit for purpose solutions across multiple purchasing categories understanding of EU Law.
  • Strong communication & influencing skills & a strong team player working collaboratively across all levels.
  • Numerical/analytical skills plus ability to multi-task & work on own initiative.
  • These requirements above are indicative & may be subject to change over the course of the contract.

A competitive salary and benefits package are available.

Interested? Let me know and we can chat.

Important Dates
Posted on
31 January, 2024
Application deadline
28 February, 2024
Start date
01 March, 2024

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