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  • Job reference: RMS0153484

Senior Procurement Officer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Harwell
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/01/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (09/02/15)
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The Company:
Our client is a nuclear specialist, covering both civilian and defence sectors, across the complete lifecycle from New Build, through Operations and Maintenance, to final decommissioning and waste disposal.

The Role:
Main purpose of job
To deliver an effective, efficient and responsive procurement service, meeting performance, time, quality and savings requirements for direct project related activities in the main but also contributing to bid submission, supplier development, and corporate purchase arrangements as required and directed by the Procurement Manager

Position in organisation and key relationships
Senior Procurement Officer reporting to the Procurement Manager.
To interface internally with other Procurement personnel and Commercial Managers, Bid Managers, Planners, Cost Engineers, Estimators, Project Managers and Project Engineers.
Externally with Suppliers and Subcontractors.
Direct 121 mentoring and development of the Procurement team as they grow into more challenging roles as Procurement Officers.

Scope of job
To manage Procurement Officers to deliver a range of procurement activities on behalf of the Operational (incl. Services) and Engineering, Corporate business areas, including marketing and tendering if required.
Contribute to and set procurement strategy on project.
Implement Tender processes to maximise competitiveness and efficiencies
To ensure Orders and Subcontracts are requisitioned, approved and placed with our suppliers to deliver services on our projects which provide best value, minimise risk and exposure with appropriate terms and conditions and manage the supply chain process.
Aid development of suitable Tier 3 Suppliers and develop our Supplier database NSURE.
Meet agreed objectives for the department, project and the company

Dimensions and limits of authority
To ensure Orders and Subcontracts are requisitioned, approved and placed with our suppliers.
To sign off Contracts on behalf of the Company with a maximum personal delegation of up to £1M ex VAT per single contract following financial sanction by others

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Qualifications
Qualified as a Chartered Member of the Institute of Purchasing and Supply Professional Stage [MCIPS]

Experience
Demonstrable experience in a procurement role, primarily in a nuclear related industry.
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