NEPRO Relationships and Partnerships Specialist

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 29/06/2022 23:59
Band 11 or 12 depending on experience (SCP34-37 / 37-40 £38,553 - £40,876 / £40,876 - £43,856
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
Closing date:
29 Jun
Further Information

NEPRO Relationships and Partnerships Specialist
Band 11 or 12 depending on experience (SCP34-37/37-40 £38,553 - £40,876 / £40,876 - £43,856)
Full time (37 hours per week)

Join our Team:

NEPO undertakes high-value procurement in major strategic areas of spend in partnership with North East local authorities (known as our Member Authorities) and a range of nationwide Associate Members.

We are focussed on delivering positive outcomes for our Member Authorities, regional supply base and over 700 Associate Members from the wider public sector.

In addition to delivering a collaborative procurement work programme of £700M, NEPO is responsible for the NEPO Portal and the NEPO Business Club programme of support for our suppliers.

We are a forward-thinking organisation that supports personal development and provides a unique opportunity to work collaboratively across the North East public sector. We have produced a guide to the employee benefits on offer at NEPO to give you a flavour of the welcoming and supportive culture we champion.

This is your opportunity to join a small, vibrant organisation, and be part of a friendly team that works closely with local authority colleagues across the region to deliver a diverse programme of work.

NEPO employees benefit from:

• Flexible working
• Access to technology that enables agile working
• Continuing professional development, including training opportunities
• Annual leave ranging from 25 to 30 days (depending on length of service), plus public holidays
• Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
• Child Care Vouchers
• Hybrid working model with HQ in Gateshead’s Baltic Quarter

The role:

• To manage engagement activity for NEPRO and take ownership of the outward-facing aspects of delivery.
• To support the delivery of the NEPRO Strategy to maximise commercial opportunities available across NEPRO whilst continuously driving performance.
• Develop and cultivate relationships with key Contracting Authorities and suppliers to ensure delivery satisfaction and drive uptake for NEPRO where appropriate.
• To Support the NEPRO Lead and work alongside Procurement Coordinators to manage NEPRO engagement across all areas of the contract.

Important dates:

The deadline for applications is 23:59, Wednesday, 29th June 2022
Interviews will be held week commencing Monday, 4th July 2022


Applications will only be accepted via https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Michael Murray, NEPRO Lead on 07543 221 235

No recruitment agencies please.

For further information about NEPO and its work, please visit our website at www.nepo.org

Please note
This job is closed for applications.