Commercial/Procurement Officer

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Start date:
12 months (with possible extension)
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
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Sopra Steria Recruitment is working in partnership with a public sector organisation to hire a Commercial OR Procurement Officer based in Portsdown West. Role Spec below. Many thanks.

Contract: 12 months (with possible extension)

Rate: £380 per day

Note: Role deemed inside IR35 - Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and where a worker elects to provide their services through an intermediary (such as a personal services company) then income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage procurement through the development and implementation of effective contracts with appropriate suppliers, considering internal needs and supply market characteristics.
  • Use a range of EU compliant procurement routes and tools as appropriate.
  • Provide direct support and advice as appropriate, including acting as the 'advisor' on issues such as commercial approaches, evaluation processes and negotiation strategies.
  • Develop strong relationships with key programme and business stakeholders in order to fully understand their needs and ensure successful team working between procurement and the project/business area


  • Tendering and placing contracts in accordance with EU Procurement Directives/Procurement Law.