Current Vacancies at FPA Consulting

We are currently recruiting: Procurement Consultant

Location: Derby

Contract Type: Permanent – Full Time Role

As one of our Procurement Consultants your duties will include:

  • Providing expert procurement advice and delivery capabilities to our clients.
  • Delivering best practice procurement strategy, tender management, and tender evaluation services across the public and private sectors to deliver tangible value and sustainable outcomes.
  • Provide input into business cases, strategies, and delivery models to embed robust and pragmatic commercial and procurement practices.
  • As required, provide commercial advice and support to clients to define, negotiate and award a range of standard and bespoke contracts.
  • Reciprocal sharing of knowledge and experience with colleagues.
  • Support colleagues and the business with business development activities to continue to grow our Procurement Advisory capabilities, including lead generation, bids and RFP’s.
  • Identify and develop new service offerings.
  • Contribute to company growth and objectives.

To be successful in this role as Procurement Consultant you will have the following skills and experience:

  • CIPS accreditation and extensive procurement experience.
  • Degree qualified or equivalent.
  • A proven track record in delivering tangible procurement and supply chain benefits.
  • Experience and application of both Public and Utilities Procurement Regulations, including the Procurement Act 2023.
  • Experience and application of the NEC4 suite of contracts (ideal but not a prerequisite)
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills and an ability to keep our clients delighted.
  • A proactive self-starter with a hands on approach, able to build relationships and networks both within and external to our business.
  • Strong MS Office skills, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Self-motivated, dynamic and personable with a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

Above all we value attitude and approach.

The benefits of being part of our team:

  • An exceptional mix of benefits including;
    • A competitive salary based on experience together with a discretionary Company bonus scheme up to 10% of salary based on company profitability.
    • 5% company pension contribution.
    • 27 days annual holiday entitlement (plus 8 bank holidays).
    • Private healthcare.
    • Generous life insurance arrangements.
    • Sick pay.
    • A key role within a friendly and values driven company.
    • Interesting and varied work.
    • Friendly colleagues with a strong mix of skills, knowledge and experience.
    • The opportunity to develop your career further with an Investors in People – Gold Company.
    • A professional yet non-corporate company culture.

If you are interested in this role and joining our team then please email your current CV together with a covering letter, along with your salary expectations to recruitment@fpaconsulting.co.uk

Post by:

John Barke

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