Procurement - Category Specialist

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 18.2 - £ 23.56 / Hour
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Category Specialist
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Procurement and Supply Chain
  • External Reference
    JN-032020-125063

Adecco are currently recruiting for a PROCUREMENT CATERGORY SPECIALIST to work for a Local Authority in WANDSWORTH.



PROCUREMENT - CATEGORY SPECIALIST


WANDSWORTH


FULL TIME - 36 HOURS PER WEEK


TEMPORARY ROLE - 3 MONTHS MINIMUM


£18.20 PER HOUR PAYE / £23.56 PER HOUR UMBRELLA


Job Purpose:



To provide support and assistance to the Category Manager in the development of category and sub-category plans and strategies leading the defined category action plans covering all areas of spend within their assigned category.



To provide procurement expertise at all levels and at all stages of the procurement lifecycle including commissioning, tendering and contract management.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:




  • Assists in providing effective procurement support for the divisions and functions within the terms of reference of the post holders associated category.




  • Support the Category Manager with the development and management of procurement action plans.




  • Provide specialist support to ensure procurement exercises comply with the procurement code of practice, procurement strategy and public procurement regulations.




  • Assists in the preparation of category action plans for the post holders associated category.




  • Support the development of tender and quotes documents which are compliant with policy and regulatory requirements.




  • Support the development of Excel based evaluation models appropriate to each procurement exercise as necessary, to lead on procurement exercises for commonly bought goods, works and services with the post holders category.




  • Assist with the identification and development of opportunities for collaboration / aggregation both internally and externally.




  • Support negotiations with suppliers



Additional Responsibilities for PO4 Level



  • Develop, lead and deliver category and sub-category strategies and procurement projects within the overall category programme.




  • Develop and deploy expertise within a particular category of spend to achieve best value procurement solutions and to ensure the council's best interests are protected and promoted.




  • Lead on more complex procurement exercises for goods, works and services with the post holders category.




  • Develop collaboration strategies.




  • Lead on negotiations with suppliers to ensure savings are achieved, value for money obtained and the council's overall interests are protected.












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Please apply with your CV to: Sadie Nunn