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Procurement Manager

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Temporary
Salary Up to £19.54 per hour
Published about 1 month ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Shauna McGrath
Job Ref NIC0000611_1553167449

Job Description

Grafton Recruitment are working in partnership with the Northern Ireland Civil Service to recruit a temporary Procurement Manager for 6months.

Hourly pay rate: £19.54

Location: Belfast

Essential Criteria

  • Corporate Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS). Applications will be considered from applicants who have membership of accredited procurement organisations considered, by the selection panel, to be equal to MCIPS and at least 2years experience in the following areas:
  • leading and managing procurement exercises with individual values greater than £100,000
  • policy, business case and specification development in professional support, understanding and defining of a client's needs. This should include advising clients, at a senior level, on business cases, specifications, procurement strategies and risk management
  • advising and application of the public contracts regulations 2015 and other relevant statutory and legal/ compliance requirements
  • applying electronic means of delivery within procurement
  • monitoring and improvement of service delivery to clients

Or at least 5 years experience in following areas:

  • leading and managing procurement exercises with individual values greater than £100,000
  • policy, business case and specification development in professional support, understanding and defining of a client's needs. This should include advising clients, at a senior level, on business cases, specifications, procurement strategies and risk management
  • advising and application of the public procurement regulations and other relevant statutory and legal/ compliance requirements
  • applying electronic means of delivery within procurement
  • monitoring and improvement of service delivery to clients

Duties include:

Develop procurement and contract strategies To provide a high quality, effective and professional procurement service which delivers value for money solutions for the Assembly Commission To provide advice on public procurement policy and legislation; Manage and lead staff to successfully deliver agreed objectives Effectively manage resources to meet business objectives; To be fully conversant and lead the utilisation of e-procurement technologies To engage with relevant industry groups and representatives to improve market knowledge; To undertake the procurement advisor role in complex and strategic procurement projects working in conjunction with client teams and external advisors; To effectively manage corporate and project specific risks in accordance with best practice techniques; Provide support to Secretariat business areas to manage, monitor, evaluate and review contracts to ensure quality, value for money and compliance to contract terms and conditions; Support and assist the Head of Procurement Ensuring a customer focus is maintained and Assembly Commission Customer Service Standards and Values are adhered to at all times;

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Access NI Disclosure check at a cost of £26/£33. A person's criminal record will not, in itself, debar that person from being appointed to this post. Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence.

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, Shauna McGrath will be in touch to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

**PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE MAY BE FILLED VERY QUICKLY BUT WE WILL KEEP YOUR DETAILS ON FILE FOR ANY FUTURE ROLES THAT COME THROUGH THAT YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN**

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