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Procurement Assistant

Posted 6 February by Sellick Partnership Easy Apply Ended

Sellick Partnership are currently assisting in the recruitment of a Procurement officer to join a large Public Sector organisation based in Newcastle City Centre. The role will encompass Procurement Activities, Administration and Relationship Management.


  • Administering the end to end procurement process for Professional Services, Consultancy and Interim requirements across a range of Clients
  • Shortlisting and researching suppliers
  • Issuing contractual documentation to suppliers
  • Utilising internal procurement systems to manage procurement activity
  • Assisting with the production of management information
  • Supporting clients with project related queries
  • Organise and manage correspondence with clients in terms of arranging meetings, ensuring that relevant persons are present and preparing any required material.
  • Produce written materials needed to assist various aspects of a given project, e.g. writing reports, creating templates, summarising documents, producing records and notes from meetings, creating action logs, presentations and data tables
  • Provide analytical and administrative support where necessary across the business in areas such as system administration and supplier enrolment.
  • Consistently communicate and facilitate engagement with clients and other stakeholders to ensure that information is shared, utilised and documented effectively
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of client objectives, project outcomes and deliverables
  • Report into relevant personnel, keeping them informed of progress against strategies, actions and project plans
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders as required to ensure an excellent level of customer service
  • Treat all information as confidential and adhere to the Data Protection Act
  • Demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity and ensure that this is integrated into all activity
  • Undertake any other tasks which are commensurate with the level and responsibilities of the post

Essential Experience:

  • MinImum of one years' experience of working within the Procurement and/or Recruitment Sectors
  • Experience of working in an environment with clients who have a high level of expectations of the products and services they invest in
  • Willingness to develop professional qualifications
  • Educated to degree level or with a qualification within a relevant discipline.
  • Experience of working within the Public Sector
  • Broad understanding of the working of a local authority department, health authority or a voluntary organisation

If this position is of interest, please apply or contact Kathryn Heeler at Sellick Partnership.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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