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Job Title:
Contract Specialist (Procurement)
Reference:
2163
Location:
Birmingham
Package:
40,000-65,000
Description:
Role Objective:
In this role you will be responsible for the co-ordination of Purchasings contract and legal activity and for the development of approved standard contract documents, responsible for establishing a process for supplier development and for continually improve this process, in addition you will identify, implement and manage the chosen end to end e-sourcing tool for Purchasing.
The aim of the role is to ensure that Category Managers are provided with, and use, best in class contract and supplier management processes, tools, systems and training. They will therefore be able manage the supply chain in a way that contributes to delivery of the Business Plan.
Experience:
In order to succeed in this role it is expected that you will have:
A strong commercial background with ideally an appropriate professional qualification e.g. CIPS Experience of contract law with an in depth knowledge of contract terms and conditions and contract negotiations. Experience of contract law (including terms and conditions, TUPE, insurance levels)An understanding and experience of the EU Procurement Regulations Significant experience and knowledge of purchasing processes and in particular contract and supplier managementExperience of using various purchasing / procurement systems (for example Ariba and SAP).Ability to use a variety of computer software including developing and maintaining spreadsheets and databases (including; SAP, Access, Excel, Word, Powerpoint etc.)