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Procurement System Specialist – Public Sector

Job Description

I’m looking for a P2P Procurement System Specialist to join a leading financial firm.

This is a new role within a busy Procurement and Contract Team at arguably the fastest growing financial services firm in the UK.  

The Company

A high profile and unique financial services company who are also a non-departmental government body.  Perfect combination between commercial and public sector!

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 learn and develop your knowledge/career from an exceptional team - they offer a modern, supportive team environment to work in.  The line manager also supports continued learning and development.  You’ll also be based in beautiful riverside offices in Central London. 

The Role

As Procurement System Specialist, you will help to embed the P2P (WAP Purchase to Pay), Bravo, Sage services to the organisation as they move from transactional to commercial procurement.  You will report to Head of Commercial Procurement and work with wider stakeholders including finance across the organisation, sharing knowledge of procurement and payable policies and systems.  You will be able to process map and implement improved business processes in the application of these systems. Sat within a highly collaborative, supportive team of 5.

Day to day you will:

  • Develop and implement standard business processes in the application systems
  • Present system updates
  • Proactively renew and share knowledge of procurement and payables policies and systems
  • Design and execute training across all procurement systems such as P2P, Bravo, K2, E-learning and Sage.
  • Develop project plan on any new system iniative.
  • Provide insight to formalise any system improvements
  • Manage contract of 3 party suppliers

About You

I’m looking for a Procurement System Specialist who has experience in P2P (ideally Sicon WAP) systems supporting commercial service agreements within public sector.

You will have procurement process mapping experience.  Advanced excel and high level of report writing skills.  You will have knowledge of all aspects of procurement from Tender to contract activity and experience working with contract management systems ideally bravo.  This is a highly visible role within the organisation dealing with internal stakeholders and external suppliers so you’ll need to have strong interpersonal and communication skills.

This role offers a great chance to join a unique organisation, they’re on course to be the largest pension provider in the UK.  Highly dynamic, growing, exciting environment.  To apply for the Procurement System Specialist position, click the 'Apply' button now they want to start interviewing ASAP.