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Assistant Procurement and Contracts Officer

Assistant Procurement and Contracts Officer

Posted 16 March by Adecco UK Limited Easy Apply Ended
Adecco are currently recruiting for an Assistant Procurement and Contracts Officer for a well known establishment based in Winsford. We are looking for applicants who have some experience of purchasing and procurement who would like to further their knowledge and experience for an initial period of 5 months. This role is for full time hours with a pay rate of £11.40 per hour.

The successful applicant will be expected to:

* Undertake the contract and procurement process for low value, low risk contracts/ procurement, within specific categories.

* To maintain and develop strong working relationships with customers and low value/low risk 3rd party providers to ensure that the quality of service provision is consistently met.

* To monitor low value/low risk Service Level Agreements, Operating Agreements and contracts in line with agreed priorities

* To review existing contracts of low value and risk, and Service Level Agreements to ensure that the contract provides best value. Use standard Terms & Conditions for the renewal of contracts.

* Update a structured contract documentation storage system (e.g. EU Supply and Blue Light Procurement Database), enabling the provision of relevant information quickly and efficiently.


Educated to level 4 in a procurement or business related subject (or working towards) or equivalent relevant experience

Some experience of purchasing and procurement across a broad range of environments for example technology, finance, estates and human resources which will include:

* Tendering process

* Drafting, negotiating and managing the procurement process

* Monitoring, reviewing and evaluation of contract compliance

* Some work experience required in a customer facing role.

* Some experience of collating and presenting information

* Knowledge of procurement and contract law.

* Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to be assertive when dealing with external customers and suppliers

* Excellent numeracy skills.

* Attention to detail and the ability to record information accurately

* Computer literacy in standard Microsoft Office packages

* Ability to work on own initiative

This post is subject to an enhanced level of vetting which must be satisfied before appointment

In order to be considered for this position, please either apply directly to the advert, or contact Amy at Adecco on

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Required skills

  • Procurement / Contracts / Officer / Assistant / Public Sector / Business / Cheshire Constabulary / Purchasing / Compliance / Tendering

Reference: 34700195

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