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  • Job reference: RMS0185706

Procurement Officer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: South East London, London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/10/2017
  • Duration: 6-12 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (07/11/17)

The Role:
Main purpose of the role:

To assist the local Procurement Manager in the delivery of a professional Procurement service to projects and the Company. To deliver all procurement activities on specific projects and bid support as identified in the portfolio. To undertake activity with Subcontractors and Suppliers to obtain best value for money for the business including production of Subcontract documents to seek right price, quality and safety and help manage Company risk.

As a Procurement Officer you will be a point of contact for external suppliers and internal customers as required.

You will work closely with our department stakeholders and other functions within the project environment to deliver an efficient Procurement service on projects

Scope of job
- Carry out tendering activity to ensure contracts are placed at best value in terms of time, quality, cost & risk.
- Manage contracts and the supply chain up to award of contract and thereafter throughout the full project lifecycle where directed by others.
- To provide general Procurement services as required.

Dimensions and limits of authority
- To undertake tender enquiries and supplier negotiations and preparation of Purchase Orders, Subcontracts and other documents for authorisation by others as required by the Company's authorisation procedure.
- To sign off Contracts on behalf of the Company with an agreed personal delegation following the financial sanction provided by others and liaison with other functions.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- You will have gained at least five years experience in a procurement role and, if appropriate, at least two of these years since your qualification as a member of CIPS.
- A qualification in a relevant business management/administration including a legal/contract bias would be beneficial for the role but is not mandatory.
- You will be qualified as a Chartered Member of the Institute of Purchasing and Supply [or already studying for same]

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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