G3 - Salary £25,165 - £33,983
Glasgow or Darlington
We’ll accept applications up to the 19 March 2019 and interviews are scheduled for shortly thereafter.
Do you want to be part of a fast-moving, dynamic organisation? Could you thrive in a customer-focused business environment? Would you like the opportunity to be part of a team dedicated to buying the right thing at the right time in the right way from the right supplier for best value through the supply life?
If you answer ‘yes’ to all these questions, we might have the perfect job for you.
What’s the job?
As Contracts Officer you will develop and implement tender and contract management plans for an allocated commodity area of expenditure which is aligned with, and supports the delivery of, SLC operational and strategic requirements for third-party expenditure. You will also have responsibility for the management of contracts within the allocated commodity area throughout the contract life-cycle.
You will engage with stakeholders across the organisation to create and execute tender plans which meet stakeholder requirements, align with any applicable category strategy developed by the Category Manager, are compliant with legislation/governance requirements, and deliver optimum value for money for the UK taxpayers in a collaborative and timely manner.
You will also undertake formal Annual and/or Quarterly Supplier Business Reviews (with support from a Contracts Manager and/or Contracts Specialist) with key suppliers in your assigned commodity areas to ensure supplier performance against agreed deliverables/targets is monitored, performance improvement plans are implemented where required and that SLC is maximising collaborative working and leverage with third-parties.
How do I apply?
You will have experience of procurement and contract delivery within a large / complex organisation preferably within a Public Sector environment, contract management including developing forward contract plans and some experience of supplier relationship management, interpreting contractual arrangements and some knowledge of tender and contract management processes and techniques.
Furthermore you will have stakeholder management and influencing skills, good written and verbal communication skills, MCIPS accreditation or equivalent (or be willing to work towards this), ability to deliver to strict deadlines and targets and attention to detail and accuracy skills
Sound good? If so please apply below and a member of our dedicated Recruitment Team will be in touch!
Please note - As part of the selection process, SLC uses third parties to perform a number of pre-employment checks including reference, criminal record and credit reference. They may supply us with information that will assist us with our recruitment decision.