Midland Heart Birmingham, UK
Oct 20, 2018Full time
This is a brand new role within our Procurement Team structure resulting from the Assets Department, working in partnership with the Procurement Team, recognising the need to develop this one specific category post. Working a split week between the Procurement Team and the Assets Team, you will be the key link supporting all Assets related procurement activities; primarily tasked with proactively supporting and enabling the Property & Assets Team to refresh associated contract renewals with the following new exciting motivations and considerations: To specifically target market engagement exercises to ensure specification development, captures the latest market innovations. To provide a strategic interface with the Assets Team to ensure that both a strategic and technical input is provided to procurement of all goods, services and works. To lead on the Procurement of all Asset & Property contracts ensuring compliance with Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and Value for Money is achieved; providing appropriate guidance, support and technical advice to assets team as required. This is a rare opportunity for an experienced procurement professional with an interest and capability in both procurement and tendering, coupled with a proven capability of working within an Assets or Estates portfolio. The right candidate will have an understanding of procurement principles in line with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and demonstrable experience of the construction industry, including supporting teams and showing success in the outcomes they achieve. You will demonstrate a duel aptitude and interest in Assets and Procurement and exhibit professional behaviours that generate a positive energy and enthusiasm - enhancing Midland Heart's profile presence as a buyer and engaging key stakeholders in future procurement planning. What's on offer? As well as a competitive salary and generous leave entitlement, you'll benefit from our CIPD award winning reward initiative, including a range of voluntary and salary sacrifice benefits, generous pension arrangements, as well as the opportunity to develop your career further. The successful candidate will also receive funding to complete and achieve MCIPS (Membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply). For more information please see the attached Information for Candidates pack. To apply please register on our candidate portal and submit a comprehensive CV setting out your career history with a cover letter of no more than 2 pages which clearly explains how you think you meet the requirements of this role and which demonstrates your career achievements. Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 11th November 2018. Recruitment Agencies please note that we do not accept speculative CVs and should one be submitted, we will assume the candidate is our own.