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Procurement Officer - Spend Opportunity Assessment

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Closed for applications on 06/12/2017 12:00
£23398 - £25951
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Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
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Employment Location:
County Hall - Morpeth
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Job details 

Closing date:
6 Dec

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This is a progression role within the Procurement Shared Service. The purpose of the job role is to aid transition from traditional, transactional, low value, low risk procurement job role to a procurement specialist role with a key focus on spend analytics and opportunity assessment to identify and develop cost reduction projects, enabling the provision of specialist procurement and commercial advice/delivery on high value/higher risk, above threshold procurement activity on behalf of the stakeholder organisations.

You will be undertaking supported focused spend analysis across relevant spend areas to identify procurement and commercial opportunities across stakeholder organisations to ensure consistent contribution to the Procurement and Commercial work programme while leading a number of low value/low risk procurement projects, including planning and developing procurement/commercial options as required by the stakeholder organisations and ensure timescales and outcomes are delivered. You will manage a multiple number of these procurement projects at the same time, each lasting several months and involving the interpretation of complex and varied sources of quantitative and qualitative information.

Those joining the Shared Procurement Service will have a unique opportunity to make a real contribution in supporting the development of this service. Successful applicants will be proactive and have a desire to learn new skills; they will also possess good communication and team working skills.

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