Systems Integration Project Lead

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/04/2018 23:00
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Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
Closing date:
17 Apr
Further Information

Systems Integration Project Lead

SCP 52 (£47,071)
Full Time (37 Hours per week)
Fixed Term until 31st March 2020

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.

Our vision is to achieve benefits through collaborative procurement. This means that we are focussed on delivering positive outcomes for our Member Authorities, regional supply base and over 300 Associate Members from the wider public sector. In addition to delivering a collaborative procurement work programme of £210M, NEPO is responsible for the NEPO Portal and the NEPO Business Club programme of support for our suppliers.

NEPO is a forward-thinking organisation that supports personal development and provides a unique opportunity to work collaboratively across the North East public sector.

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
• Offices based in the heart of Newcastle’s Quayside with great links by public transport and road

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team as Systems Integration Project Lead.

We are looking for someone to finalise the strategic direction for the Systems Integration Project (‘SIP’), oversee the procurement of the system and implement the new system. The post holder will deliver effective interfacing with stakeholders at all levels across the region to maintain the existing regional enthusiasm and support collaborative goals. They will also provide expert technical knowledge which will ensure the resulting system is in keeping with the aspirations of the Project, unlocks potential and provides a platform for potential commercial opportunities through the NEPO Associate Membership scheme.

The demands in the role will be varied and noteworthy, however the personal opportunity is substantial. NEPO believe we are the first public sector organisation to design and procure such an all-encompassing end to end system, and as such NEPO and our Member Authorities will be leaders in the digital transformation of public procurement.

Important dates

The deadline for applications is Tuesday 17th April 2018 at 23:00

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 1st May 2018


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

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Steven Sinclair, Head of Procurement at NEPO on 07980389576 or steven.sinclair@nepo.org. 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.