Procurement Commercial Specialist
I’m looking for a Procurement Commercial Specialist with public sector experience and demonstrable experience gained running compliant BPO procurements to join a busy financial services organisation.
As a Procurement specialist you will help shape the company’s strategy and provide support for complex large-scale commercial negotiations with suppliers.
This a unique company - a financial services company who are also a non-departmental government body. They have been tasked with delivering a high profile, large workplace automatic enrolment pension scheme. 1000’s and 1000‘s of employers and employees nationally have chosen this scheme and it will continue to grow to unprecedented numbers.
The bulk of the company’s expenditure is on external services and therefore the procurement and contract management on this large scale and complexity demands a strong team of experienced procurement specialists. This means you’ll get an opportunity to work with an exceptional team - they offer a modern, supportive team environment to work in. You’ll also be based in beautiful riverside offices in Central London.
Reporting directly to the Head of Commercial the Procurement Commercial specialist will help shape strategy and provide support for complex large-scale commercial negotiations with suppliers. Being a non-departmental body the successful candidate will need significant experience of public sector procurement regulations including EU directorates ideally gained via the running of efficient and compliance business process outsourcing (BPO) procurement.
I’m looking for a Procurement Specialist who has experience supporting BPO commercial agreements in the public sector.
You will have a good understanding of how contractual arrangements fit together within an operational reality. You will have a good knowledge of contract law specifically in relation to BPO and IT products. You will have experience advising on contract due diligence exercises and have previously provided support in delivery of recommendations. You will have familiarity with OGC guidance on contract management and have a good understanding of public procurement regulations and practices including the EU directives. You will have strong written and communication skills able to liaise with external and internal stakeholders. Also desirable but not essential is degree and MCIPS procurement qualification.
This role offers a great chance to join a unique organisation – a company who has public accountability but also operates within financial services commercial environment. It’s a perfect marriage between public sector and private. To apply for the Procurement Commercial Specialist position, click the 'Apply Now' button, they want to start interviewing ASAP.