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Sustainable Procurement Consultant

University of Sussex - Finance

Location: Sussex, Falmer
Salary: £45,484 to £54,395 per annum, pro rata if part time
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 19th February 2024
Closes: 7th March 2024
Job Ref: 30180
 

Hours: Full time considered up to a maximum of 37.5 hours per week

Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).  

Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.

Expected Interview Date: To be confirmed

Expected Start Date: As soon as possible

About the role

The University is looking for a passionate individual to support the universities abmitions sustainable targets the role is to  Lead in the sustainable procurement workstream and provide  expert advice and insight within relevant specialist area to help to address problems, make recommendations and propose improvements to maximise efficiency and effectiveness.

Responsibilities include:

Support the Sustainability Team in the realisation of the University’s Net Zero 2035 ambition:

  • Support the delivery of activities within the University’s Sustainability Programme concerning Scope 3 emissions reduction.
  • Support the Sustainability Team in the capture and reporting of Scope 3 emissions relating to procurement.
  • Share and embed sustainable procurement practice within all procurement teams at the University.
  • Leading and supporting procurement of sustainability-related goods and services.

Take ownership of the Sustainable Supply Chain Engagement Strategy:

  • Assist in the development of the University’s Sustainable Supply Chain Engagement Strategy.
  • Lead the implementation of this strategy for procurement activities across campus.
  • Engage with our suppliers to support their Net Zero journey.

Promote the University’s Ethical and Sustainable Procurement Principles Framework.

  • Drive the inclusion of sustainability requirements with new and renewed supplier contracts.
  • Monitoring supplier’s performance to ensure they are making progress towards the sustainability requirements of their contracts.

For more information about the team https://online.flippingbook.com/view/360643517/14/

About you

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Of graduate calibre with relevant professional qualification or experience, as appropriate to the discipline (see role-specific criteria below)
  • Effective planning and organisational skills, including project management.
  • Well developed interpersonal skills with the ability to quickly build rapport with the ability to effectively influence other in area of expertise, effectively contribute to team working
  • Effective oral and written communications skills to work with colleagues and customers providing information and responding to questions and queries, with the ability to present complex technical messages in a way that can be understood by most stakeholders
  • Ability to work flexibly within a small team and on own initiative.
  • Analytical skills with the ability to generate effective solutions and make effective decisions
  • Competent IT skills to effectively manager own workload – MS Suite. Experience using functional databases.

ESSENTIAL ROLE-SPECIFIC CRITERIA

  • Excellent working knowledge of Sustainable policies and agendas, Procurement and Commercial best practice, regulations and stakeholder management, as appropriate for a skilled practitioner
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge, skills and ability equivalent to “Professional” level
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding and ability to secure Value-for-Money operating within the Public Contract Regulations

DESIRABLE CRITERIA

  • Experience in a role with similar complexity of requirement and stakeholder management.
  • Fully Qualified MCIPS or working towards
  • PRINCE2 Project Management qualification
  • Experience of carbon accounting and scope 3 carbon reduction reporting.
  • Experience of working to sustainable procurement standards and frameworks, particularly ISO 20400.
  • Professional membership of IEMA or IES or a similar accreditation.
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