Commercial and Procurement Advisor

  • Job Reference: EGC1221
  • Date Posted: 2 June 2017
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £450 to £500 Per Day
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

VENN GROUP Specialists in professional temporary recruitment

Commercial and Procurement Advisor (ICT)
Location: London
Length: 1-3 months (with the possibility of extension)
IR35 Status: Inside IR35

A local authority is looking for a Commercial and Procurement advisor to provide enhanced procurement expertise and support the commercial services team.

Key Components:

  • Managing commercial and procurement projects which deliver organisational change, particularly in relation to IT
  • Building working relationships with both suppliers and internal stakeholders to define their needs
  • Managing expectations and being flexible in order to help the client achieve their end goal
  • Undertaking complex, large value procurement
  • Working constructively with clients to start a process of change
  • Advising on all aspects of commercial procurement
  • Leading on the strategic corporate management of IT spend across the Council

 Requirements:

  • Recent and relevant experience of working within the public sector, ideally local authority
  • Experience and knowledge of E-tendering
  • In-depth understanding of the EU regulations
  • Full MCIPS qualification is desirable, but not essential
  • Must have experience in stakeholder management and engagement

If you have experience to match the requirements, or if you would like more information on the role, please contact Emeny Conway or Rula Tripolitaki on

 020 7557 7667 and email you CV to localgov@venngroup.com

*Venn Group’s “Recommendation Scheme”: if you recommend a candidate who is subsequently placed by Venn Group (for a minimum of 2 weeks) you will be eligible for £25 worth of vouchers from a choice of high street organisations.