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Procurement Assistant Category Manager

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Closing Date: 31/10/2021

Birmingham 2022 are recruiting for a Procurement Assistant Category Manager to join a team of Procurement experts leading on the delivery of high profile contracts for a Global sporting event. Working with Procurement Category Managers and Business Partners, you will be supporting the delivery of key category procurement processes and assisting with ongoing contract management support. This is a hands-on role and encompasses the full spectrum of tender and contract management activities. If you are looking for a challenging new role covering multiple areas, a wide mix of stakeholders and with a legacy impact that will last long after your delivery then this is the role for you! This is a once in a life time opportunity to be part of a huge event in Birmingham. Please note - While this is a public sector procurement environment, public sector procurement/OJEU experience is not required.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a portfolio of procurements in the games procurement environment to meet time, budget, quality and resource parameters in accordance with good professional practices, legislative requirements, Organising Committee policies and procedures and public purchasing regulations.
  • Undertake the planning and management of sub OJEU procurements in accordance with the Organising Committee's policies and procedures.
  • Support the Procurement Business Partner and Category Managers in delivery of OJEU level procurements in accordance with the Organising Committee's policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all procurements allocated meet time, budget, quality and resource parameters in accordance with good professional practices, legislative requirements, Organising Committee policies and procedures, OJEU thresholds and Public purchasing regulations to provide advice and assistance to internal stakeholders on routine/lower value procurements.
  • Work collaboratively with government and council procurement teams to implement an efficient and effective working relationship.
  • Effective and appropriate management of key stakeholders and key operational staff to meet project outcomes and changing organisational needs relevant to the nominated Divisions.


See job description for a full list of responsibilities

Skills & Experience Required

Essential

  • Procurement experience, with evidence of delivery of end-to-end projects
  • Demonstrable resilience and time management skills with the ability to work independently and manage own workload
  • Experience in facilitating procurement outcomes to improve value for money propositions and support our legacy objectives in relation to social value and sustainability.
  • Preparation of contractual documents for external/ public review
  • Contract management experience across a variety of contracting methods including fixed price, cost plus, schedule of rates, panel of providers


Desirable

  • Experience of public sector procurement and OJEU/Sub-OJEU procurements would be useful but is not essential



Start Date: ASAP
Salary: Competitive
Location: Birmingham, Broad Street - office based

Contract: We would consider candidates looking for long-term (until Games Time), secondments and/or short-term assignments. Please speak to a member of the recruitment team to discuss your individual circumstances

This position is subject to a Basic criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Birmingham 2022 is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. We are working towards achieving Leaders in Diversity through the National Centre for Diversity. The principles "FREDIE" (Fairness - Respect - Equality - Diversity - Inclusion and Engagement) support our aim of delivering a truly inclusive and accessible games.

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. If you wish for your application to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme, please submit a completed form with your application, which can be found on the Birmingham 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

To apply for this role please follow the link and complete the application attaching a single document containing your CV and Covering Letter. Please also submit your disability confident/ reasonable adjustments form (if required).

On occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

We take your data privacy seriously. Before sending your application please review our applicant privacy notice which explains how we use your personal data. This can be found on the Birmingham 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

Gi Group Holdings Recruitment Limited group of companies includes Gi Recruitment Limited, Draefern Limited, Gi Group Recruitment Ltd, INTOO (UK) Limited, Marks Sattin (UK) Limited, TACK TMI UK Limited and Grafton Professional Staffing Limited. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all of our candidates and clients. Following some recent changes to data protection laws we have updated our Privacy Policy. To view a copy and to help you understand how we collect, use and process your personal data please visit the Privacy page on our Gi Group UK website.



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Corporate Services

SV210930202791 - Birmingham

Birmingham - West Midlands




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Procurement Assistant Category Manager
Permanent / Birmingham
Location:
Birmingham
Sector:
Professional
Job Type:
Corporate Services
Number of vacancies:
2
Reference code:
SV210930202791
Gi Group Team:
Birmingham
Date Vacancy Posted:
2021-09-30

Closing Date: 31/10/2021

Birmingham 2022 are recruiting for a Procurement Assistant Category Manager to join a team of Procurement experts leading on the delivery of high profile contracts for a Global sporting event. Working with Procurement Category Managers and Business Partners, you will be supporting the delivery of key category procurement processes and assisting with ongoing contract management support. This is a hands-on role and encompasses the full spectrum of tender and contract management activities. If you are looking for a challenging new role covering multiple areas, a wide mix of stakeholders and with a legacy impact that will last long after your delivery then this is the role for you! This is a once in a life time opportunity to be part of a huge event in Birmingham. Please note - While this is a public sector procurement environment, public sector procurement/OJEU experience is not required.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a portfolio of procurements in the games procurement environment to meet time, budget, quality and resource parameters in accordance with good professional practices, legislative requirements, Organising Committee policies and procedures and public purchasing regulations.
  • Undertake the planning and management of sub OJEU procurements in accordance with the Organising Committee's policies and procedures.
  • Support the Procurement Business Partner and Category Managers in delivery of OJEU level procurements in accordance with the Organising Committee's policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all procurements allocated meet time, budget, quality and resource parameters in accordance with good professional practices, legislative requirements, Organising Committee policies and procedures, OJEU thresholds and Public purchasing regulations to provide advice and assistance to internal stakeholders on routine/lower value procurements.
  • Work collaboratively with government and council procurement teams to implement an efficient and effective working relationship.
  • Effective and appropriate management of key stakeholders and key operational staff to meet project outcomes and changing organisational needs relevant to the nominated Divisions.


See job description for a full list of responsibilities

Skills & Experience Required

Essential

  • Procurement experience, with evidence of delivery of end-to-end projects
  • Demonstrable resilience and time management skills with the ability to work independently and manage own workload
  • Experience in facilitating procurement outcomes to improve value for money propositions and support our legacy objectives in relation to social value and sustainability.
  • Preparation of contractual documents for external/ public review
  • Contract management experience across a variety of contracting methods including fixed price, cost plus, schedule of rates, panel of providers


Desirable

  • Experience of public sector procurement and OJEU/Sub-OJEU procurements would be useful but is not essential



Start Date: ASAP
Salary: Competitive
Location: Birmingham, Broad Street - office based

Contract: We would consider candidates looking for long-term (until Games Time), secondments and/or short-term assignments. Please speak to a member of the recruitment team to discuss your individual circumstances

This position is subject to a Basic criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Birmingham 2022 is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. We are working towards achieving Leaders in Diversity through the National Centre for Diversity. The principles "FREDIE" (Fairness - Respect - Equality - Diversity - Inclusion and Engagement) support our aim of delivering a truly inclusive and accessible games.

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. If you wish for your application to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme, please submit a completed form with your application, which can be found on the Birmingham 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

To apply for this role please follow the link and complete the application attaching a single document containing your CV and Covering Letter. Please also submit your disability confident/ reasonable adjustments form (if required).

On occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

We take your data privacy seriously. Before sending your application please review our applicant privacy notice which explains how we use your personal data. This can be found on the Birmingham 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

Gi Group Holdings Recruitment Limited group of companies includes Gi Recruitment Limited, Draefern Limited, Gi Group Recruitment Ltd, INTOO (UK) Limited, Marks Sattin (UK) Limited, TACK TMI UK Limited and Grafton Professional Staffing Limited. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all of our candidates and clients. Following some recent changes to data protection laws we have updated our Privacy Policy. To view a copy and to help you understand how we collect, use and process your personal data please visit the Privacy page on our Gi Group UK website.

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