Job Description

£300 - £550/day

IT Systems Buyer

My client in Buckinghamshire is seeking an IT Systems Buyer to join them on a 6 month contractWe are seeking a self-motivated procurement professional with a background ideally in public sector Procurement to join the centralised Procurement Team.This post will involve taking a lead role in the tendering process for the purchase of IT related systems and services, with some management of supply and service contracts. Additionally we are looking for candidates whom are able to review the current IT procurement processes and recommend improvements. The successful candidate will be flexible and responsive to change, have strong negotiation and communication skills and be able to drive forward projects.The post will have a specific focus on IT related procurement – for this post, experience of managing procurement exercises via public sector frameworks such as the GCloud and the Digital Outcomes frameworks is valuable.Main Responsibilities* Work with key stakeholders to develop sourcing strategies providing advice and guidance on potential procurement routes and evaluation approaches, having considered all key commercial and regulatory risks* To manage post tender negotiations, taking legal advice where required, with suppliers securing the best possible terms and conditions* Regularly prepare post tender reports, management information reports and savings reports.* To recommend improvements to procurement processes* Manage tendering activity in accordance with internal and external policies and regulations. Working in collaboration with key stakeholders, develop appropriate tender documentation ensuring sourcing projects are delivered efficiently and effectively. Provide advice on tender evaluation bidder engagement.If you feel you have the relevant experience for this role then please apply by submission of your cv