Procurement Specialist

  • Job Reference: 00003964-1
  • Date Posted: 23 May 2018
  • Recruiter: Castlefield Recruitment
  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £15.00 to £24.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Public Sector and Housing Finance
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Castlefield Recruitment are currently working with a Public Sector organisation in the Greater Manchester area to recruit an Interim Procurement Specialist. It will initially be for 3 months however is likely to be extended due to a number of projects that will arise over the upcoming months.


  • Leading and delivering a number of high profile complex projects, which will demonstrate and deliver value for money and innovation whilst meeting the needs of the organisation
  • Undertake quotations, local tendering and EU tendering exercises ensuring adherence to financial instructions and EU Procurement regulations
  • Responsible for procurement and supply chain activities across the organisation whilst developing and delivery of the organisations Procurement Strategy
  • Provide sound Procurement advice in-line with standing financial instructions and EU procurement regulations 
  • As a strong influencer and an experienced negotiator the post holder will proactively challenge current practices and strive to deliver continuous improvement to cost efficiencies


  • Fully Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (MCIPS) qualification & Membership by examination but this is not essential
  • Fully conversant with the application of EU/UK procurement legislation/tendering processes & procedures
  • Experience of contract, stakeholder & supplier management