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Procurement Specialist

Commercial Services Group
Hybrid / Kings Hill, Kent
£40,000 to £55,000pa DOE
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

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Specialist Area
Operations, Procurement
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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CIPS member, Non CIPS member

Procurement Specialist

£40,000 to £55,000pa DOE

Hybrid / Kings Hill, Kent

LASER Energy are looking for a committed individual with public sector procurement regulations knowledge and practical experience to join their growing team. Initially this role will concentrate on the purchase of Corporate Power Purchase Agreements, but will lead on to assisting in procurement of services and works for development of renewable generation assets and other related energy contracts.

The Procurement Specialist will be accountable for developing and delivering procurement projects for contracts relating to grid-scale renewable electricity generation. This role has scope for significant development, by becoming a subject matter expert in an area of growth for the public sector and the wider renewal electricity industry.

In return we will offer you -

  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Never work a birthday again! You receive an extra day off for it to enjoy however you wish!
  • Generous discount scheme, including gym and retail.
  • Life assurance cover
  • Health cash plan initiative
  • A culture of progression and development
  • Plus many more perks

Key duties -

  • Utilising public sector procurement expertise to develop and deliver services relating to supporting our customers in procuring Corporate Power Purchase Agreements
  • Assist in delivering consultancy work, informing public sector organisation of both Corporate and Utility PPAs
  • Work with the Sales and Marketing teams to develop relationships with public sector clients and feed into proposals to generate new partnerships
  • Lead on developing and delivering a service in assisting public sector client deliver procurements for development of Grounds Mount Solar Assets
  • Liaise with internal colleagues to ensure impact of Corporate PPAs on other business areas is managed and transitioned smoothly

What we need from you -

  • Public sector procurement regulations knowledge and practical experience
  • Experience communicating complex concepts to senior stakeholders An understanding of the Energy industry is desirable but not essential
  • A high level of computer literacy and keen attention to detail
  • Skilled in commercial awareness, project management and stakeholder engagement

About LASER Energy

This role sits within LASER, our well-established and reputable brand, which forms part of the Energy & Carbon Division. Over the years, LASER have grown considerably in an organic nature and have a solid, established customer base in excess of 200 customers. Building on that base we are embarking on a growth journey with a focus on helping our customers decarbonise their estates and operations.

About Commercial Services Group

Commercial Services Group (CSG) is the largest, local authority-owned trading company (LATCO) in the UK, wholly owned by Kent County Council. CSG generates over £800m in revenue per annum and provides services to over 16,000 education and public sector customers globally.

CSG is striving to be recognised as the global leader in Education and Public Sector services, currently operating in 86 countries, with 1,800 staff across 25 trading brands, providing expertise ranging from: HR Services, IT Services, Energy, Education Resources, Procurement and many more.


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