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Regulated Procurement Consultant and Trainer

Achilles Information Limited
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

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Specialist Area
Job Level
Consultant, Specialist
Consultancy, Training
Contract Type
Full Time
CIPS Membership
CIPS member

Job Details


A Trainer and Consultant is required to deliver high quality training in Regulated Procurement activities both to in-house customers and Open courses. Specialist in-depth knowledge is required around Public Contract Regulations 2015 and / or Utilities Contract Regulations 2016, plus awareness and knowledge of the New Procurement Act 2023.

Equally important is the ability to deliver training, which is engaging, interactive and with flair to delegates catering for all levels of understanding. 

In addition, there is a requirement to identify, design and develop new course material within the remit of Regulated Procurement rules.

You will also need to create and develop awareness while building relationships with key stakeholders for regulated procurement training and consultancy within the UK & NI raising the profile of Achilles.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strong Procurement background predominantly Public Sector, Private or Utility Sector, in-order that course material can be delivered from not only a legal perspective but also from a practical perspective. 
  • Preferred experience of delivering training and consultancy services to delegates of all knowledge and skill levels within Regulated Procurement. 
  • Has the ability to develop new Achilles course learning material, increasing the training and consultancy’s team service offering and collateral.
  • Ability to advise and input regarding the completion of competitive bids, with specific regard to the technical specification and input into commercial submissions. 
  • Proficient experience in customer Customer-facing activities i.e. interacting or communicating directly with delegates or any other stakeholder.


  • MCIPS Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply 
  • LLM Public Procurement Law and Policy (Masters) - or working towards or willing to study

Person Specification

  • Extensive knowledge of regulated procurement and associated activities demonstrating dexterity by advising compliancy with legislation
  • Talent in stakeholder management and networking
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Strong influencing skills 
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills 
  • Knowledge of the principles and practice of regulated Procurement 
  • Proven negotiation skills, facilitation, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to liaise and influence all levels of management and work with other departments and the ability to present complex information in a clear, convincing, and meaningful way

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We foster a diverse and inclusive culture that empowers staff to grow and maximise their skills in an environment free from all forms of inequality.

We recognise that everyone is different, with different needs, this is why our benefits package supports individual financial, physical and mental wellbeing. Benefits will vary from country to country, however some benefits offered include:

  • Generous employer pension; 6.5% employer contribution 
  • Income Protection & Life Assurance
  • Option of Private Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance and Critical Illness cover
  • Subsidised Gym Membership through Gymflex
  • 25 days Holiday (plus Bank Holidays), Holiday Buy Scheme
  • Health cash plan, 24/7 remote GP access and Employee Assistance Programme which includes counselling & legal advice
  • Give as you earn and volunteer day off
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Achilles Advantage Club (high street retail discounts)
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and shared parental leave provisions
  • Flexible working environment
  • Health & Wellbeing initiatives


Company info
30 Western Avenue
Milton Park
OX14 4SH
United Kingdom

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