Senior Procurement Officer
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Closed for applications on 18/02/2019 12:00
£27,358 - £30,756
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Senior Procurement Officer
Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across the largest county in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.
For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working
Please see below links to the websites of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Northumberland County Council:
Providing strategic procurement for Northumberland County Council & Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust; the Procurement Shared Service is a ground-breaking collaboration between Local Authority and NHS. The service, now into its fourth year, provides a sustainable and cost-effective procurement service, which helps drive economic benefits and service quality for its stakeholder organisations.
Providing strategic procurement for Northumberland County Council and Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust; the Shared Procurement Service is a groundbreaking collaboration between local authority and NHS. Its aim is to provide a sustainable and cost effective procurement service which help drive economic benefits and service quality for both stakeholder organisations.
Reporting to the Senior Procurement Specialist, the Senior Procurement Officer will be responsible for the delivery of a defined number of strategic procurement activities across the two stakeholder organisations.
This role is designed for an individual who has experience at a Procurement Officer level role and wants to progress, undertaking and delivering more complex and specialist projects. The successful applicant will demonstrate a workable knowledge of public sector procurement and commercial business acumen, developed from previous experience working in the in the public sector. Experience of procurement within the NHS would be preferable, but is not essential for this role.
Those joining the Shared Procurement Service will have a unique opportunity to make a real contribution to shape and drive the direction of this service. Successful applicants will be proactive and enjoy being challenged by new areas and activities; they will also possess excellent communication and team working skills.
We are offering:
A starting salary of £27,358 - £30,756
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
Please see job description and person specification
Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Claire Coe (Trans HR Support Officer) firstname.lastname@example.org We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.
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This job is closed for applications.