Interim Commercial Officer – Procurement

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Interim Commercial Officer - Procurement
Interim Position

PSR 1JP00057416

Posted: 12th July 2022 15:15
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £413 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:


  • Anticipated 6 months

  • Leeds
What's involved with this role:

Interim Commercial Officer -Procurement/Contracts - Hybrid Working - PSR 1JP00057416 *Re-opened*
Pay Rate: Up to £413 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

Location: Leeds – Hybrid – at least 2 or 3 days a week in the Leeds Office

Key Accountabilities:

  • Supporting the procurement and contact management of new contracts and/or existing contractual agreements
  • Undertake market investigation & analysis
  • Support colleagues with market engagement, sourcing, tendering and a wide range of procurement activities
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and suppliers
  • Provide effective input and support in the delivery of commercial activities including market engagement, sourcing, contract transition, and contract management
  • Support colleagues with drafting, reviewing and advising on governance documents and processes such as papers for Commercial Board, Programme Board, gated project submissions etc.
  • Lead the development and review of commercial products, coordinating inputs from stakeholders
  • Provide administrative support to the commercial team, including responsibility for updating and maintaining contract information on Jaggaer (eProcurement solution)
  • Promote the sharing of best commercial practice to drive performance
  • Contribute to challenging costs and support value for money opportunities


Key Requirements:

  • Understanding business needs, take the initiative in identifying and progress ‘value add’ opportunities
  • Contribute in identifying stakeholders ensuring that stakeholder management plan/communication is appropriately handled
  • A key team player – able to work well as part of a team, take ownership, give direction and feedback to colleagues
  • Be willing to meet the challenges of change, encouraging and supporting others to do the same
  • Have a realistic and pragmatic approach, keen eye for detail, be practical and focused on reaching a combined end goal
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • IT skills - competent in the use of MS Office, Word and Excel and able to quickly adapt to using new e-systems.
  • Experienced with or able to become proficient in using Jaggaer (eProcurement solution)
  • Public sector procurement experience - regulated
  • Previous experience of running procurement projects
  • A lot of experience in procurement // leading but not public sector considered

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

“Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, not that they would exclude candidates willing to travel/relocate, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Job Ref: PSR 1JP00057416
Interim Commercial Officer - Procurement
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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