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Procurement Officer

Posted 28/03/2024

Negotiable

Belfast

Temporary

Public Sector

Job Description

MCS Group is delighted to be exclusively partnering with a Public Sector organisation based in Belfast City Centre in their search for a Procurement Officer initially on a temporary basis with strong potential of permanency. This is an excellent opportunity as the organisation is experiencing a period of substantial growth!


The role:

  • Assist the Head of Commercial and Procurement in provision of best practice procurement and contract management services within a category area or manage a specialist area of work within Procurement Services.
  • Manage the end-to-end procurement process to deliver value for money solutions for clients.
  • Manager the daily functional activities within a category area.
  • Provide advice and guidance all divisions, applying specific knowledge of the procurement regulations.
  • Exercise judgement or discretion within a framework of rule, practice and precedent and identify and select the most appropriate course of action from a range of options.
  • Undertaking research and investigation, analysis of results and devising recommendations.
  • Review of existing practices and identification of new solutions to operational problems including analytics of data.


The Person


As the successful candidate, you will meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a third level qualification (HNC or above) or equivalent and one year's demonstrable experience working in a procurement or purchasing environment planning and delivering.
  • Have two years demonstrable experience working in a procurement or purchasing environment planning and delivering procurement for supplies, services or works.
  • Demonstrable experience in the use of Information Technology systems including Microsoft Office Suite, eTendersNI (or other online etendering system) and other management information systems.
  • Sound knowledge in relation to procurement, completing public procurement tenders, contract management and the procurement lifecycle.
  • Sound knowledge of relevant Northern Ireland Public Procurement policy and the Public Contract Regulations 2015 as updated.

The Rewards:
As the successful applicant, you will receive the following:

  • Competitive Annual Salary.
  • Excellent annual leave allowance
  • Hybrid working arrangement
  • You will be joining the organisation during a period of substantial growth
  • Option to complete study, if not already qualified to CIPS LEVEL 3, to achieve full Membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS)

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