Corporate Procurement Officer
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Closed for applications on 14/05/2021 23:59
Grade J - £34,728 - £37,890 – (subject to CIPS level 4 qualification)
The Council are looking for an organised and self-motivated procurement officer who will contribute to the delivery of an excellent procurement service.
Reporting to a Category Lead, you will assist in the arranging of contracts, ensuring that they deliver value for money, achieve savings targets and policy outcomes. You will also provide guidance to other officers in the council on all procurement matters.
You are required to have previous experience in a procurement and tendering role and knowledge of procurement and tendering processes which are compliant with procurement legislation.
As a team player you will have the ability to develop effective relationship management with a range of internal & external stakeholders, target setting and achievement of outcomes.
With excellent oral, written and presentation skills you will have experience of producing a range of documentation including writing specifications, tender evaluation criteria reports, spreadsheets, and presentations for a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
You will also be ICT literate and hold (or be working towards) CIPS level 4 Diploma (or above) in Procurement and Supply for the Procurement Officer post and CIPS level 6 for the Category Lead post.
Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk
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