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Procurement Contract Team Administrator

Full time - flexible working may be considered
35 hours per week
Birmingham based £17,094 per annum; London based £20,566 per annum
Birmingham, Chancery Lane - London
Corporate Functions

What is in it for you?

•  Demonstrate your excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
•  An opportunity to develop professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders
•  Gain experience working in a procurement team, providing invaluable support.

The role:

Working within the Procurement Contract Management team, you will be supporting team members with providing accurate documentation of meetings, through minute taking and assisting with meeting logistics, such as booking meeting rooms.

As a Procurement Contract Team Administrator you will be liaising with other teams internally, and external suppliers, to develop working relationships.

You will provide a first-class administrative service, ensuring you are adapting to the teams needs and prioritising work effectively.

It is essential that you have excellent attention to detail and remain on top of running regular reports. You will need to demonstrate good time management and communication skills, both written and verbally.

You will gain an understanding of procurement practices and contract management, and be involved in meetings with project team members and suppliers.

What we are looking for:

•  Effective team working
•  Ability to prioritise tasks and work flexibly
•  Confidence to build rapport with others

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and covering letter. Please ensure that your CV and covering letter clearly demonstrate how you meet the knowledge, skills and experience requirements of the role.

This role can be based in either London or Birmingham. Please specify which location you wish to be based from in your covering letter. 

Interviews for this role will take place mid-end of October 2017.


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and experience:

Team player with good communication skills

Educated to GCSE level standard or above

Practical experience of providing general administrative duties

MS Outlook, Word, Excel and Access – basic level


Document production skills – to produce clear, well formatted documentation to high standards.

Minute taking skills

Organisational skills

Good attention to detail

A good team player – willing and able to assist customers and colleagues and flexibility to cover for others


A brief understanding of procurement processes and policies, including basic contract management.
Shared Services provides services to the Law Society and the SRA.

The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales. From negotiating with and lobbying the profession's regulators, government and other decision makers, to offering training and advice, we're here to help, protect and promote solicitors.

The SRA is the independent regulator of solicitors and law firms in England and Wales, protecting consumers and supporting the rule of law and the administration of justice. We do this by overseeing all education and training requirements necessary to practise as a solicitor, licensing individuals and firms to practise, setting the standards of the profession and regulating and enforcing compliance against these standards.
We offer a generous flexible benefits package, a friendly working environment and the opportunity to develop your career within a professional organisation.
Vacancy closing date: 13/10/2017, 23:55
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

This opportunity is closed to applicants.