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Procurement Officer

Employer
Midland Heart
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£15,362.40 per annum (£38,406 per annum, full time equivalent)
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

Job Details

Procurement Officer (Fixed-term Contract)
Location: Birmingham, 20 Bath Row, B15 1LZ
Salary: £15,362.40 per annum (£38,406 per annum, full time equivalent)
Hours: 14 hours per week
Contract Type: Part Time, Temporary

The Role

We’ve a unique opportunity to join our established Commercial team as a Procurement Officer (known as a Commercial Officer internally)! This is a part time, fixed-term opportunity for 12 months, working 14 hours per week over 2-3 days, with 1 day per week working from our Birmingham office – we’re happy to discuss specific work patterns with candidates at assessment stage that work for you and us.

The team play a vital role by working with customers, suppliers and markets to ensure a range of goods, services and works are provided to the highest quality and deliver brilliant value for money. As a Commercial Officer reporting to the Commercial Manager, you’ll support procurement and supplier management activities by:

Supporting the business through high and low value tender exercises compliantly. Managing the eProcurement platform. Carrying out due diligence on suppliers. Overseeing mailboxes and responding to supplier/customer queries. This is a great opportunity to join a commercially successful business within our high performing Finance & Growth function – but don’t just take our word for it, hear from one of our Commercial Officers:

“My role as Commercial Officer is to add value and deliver savings across the organisation through ensuring compliance and competitive tender processes. I was drawn to the role as I wished to further my experience in a different sector, the team I have joined is a strong commercial team with vast experience in the housing sector helping me to develop and learn new things every day. I have never had a dull day since joining the team and enjoy meeting all the stakeholders and showing them the value I can offer.”

Our ideal candidate? We’re seeking individuals who are passionate about running effective procurement exercises, delivering brilliant value for money and forging collaborative work relationships with customers and suppliers. You’ll also demonstrate the following experience:

You’ll have experience of supporting tender activities in a fast-paced environment – an enthusiasm to develop your skills in a public procurement regulated setting is a must! You’ll have experience of working with procurement and finance systems and have strong IT skills, particularly Excel and etender platforms. You’ll understand supply chain risk with the ability to ensure data integrity and provide concise analysis to support business decisions. It goes without saying you’ll have excellent communication skills, with the ability to build strong supplier relationships and influence others. Who are Midland Heart? We’re a large and ambitious housing organisation providing more people an affordable place to call home. We welcome people from every walk of life, at every stage of their career. We expect a lot from our people but in return you can be assured of a great place to work, where you will be well rewarded and where great people are able to succeed. Whether you want to build your career with us, or use your experience to move on, we’re here to develop your potential.

Closing date: 24/04/2024

Suitable candidates will be contacted promptly invited to take part in an assessment/interview, we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

Interested?

If you would like to find out more, please click the apply button. You will be directed to our website to complete your application for this position.

We’re proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to discuss any adjustments you might need in order to be successful in this role.

No agencies please.

Company

Company info
Website
Telephone
08458501020 5940
Location
20 Bath Row,
Birmingham
west Midlands
b15 1lz
GB

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